Hana Aoi - Large Format Kimono Design Book 100 Wonderful, woodblock printed designs
[Japan] Very impressive and uncommon work by a Shiga prefecture-based company run by Nishiyama Kihei, with branch offices in Tokyo and Kyoto. An impressive array of 100 numbered designs in multiple colours. Marked 'Not for Sale' in Japanese on colophon page.
Shiga. Nishiyama Kihei. Preface dated 1906.
52 leaves. 32.8 x 22.8cm.
In good to very good condition. Covers worn and corners bumped. Minor age wear and darkening throughout but nothing serious. b34051203