Itcho Kyogashu - Caricatures by Hanabusa Itcho Lovely, woodblock printed book
[Japan] A wonderful look at the work of Hanabusa Itcho (1652-1724), including his well-known illustration, 'Blind monks examining an elephant'. There are nineteen diptychs as well as a double-page explanation of the seals that Itcho used.
Tokyo. Meguro Juro. 1888.
40pp. 24.6 x 16.8cm.
Overall in good to very good condition. The rear cover is almost detached but this can be easily repaired. A few short worm trails in margins. Pages slightly darkened with age. Still an impressive work. b34031140