Hanagata - Spring. Lovely, woodblock printed Kimono design book by Yamashita Kosen
[Japan] Superb selection of colour woodblock printed kimono designs. This being 'Spring', so one volume of a four-volume set. The set was published over two years from 1899-1900.
Kyoto. Honda Ichijiro. 1899.
22 leaves (37 designs). 36.8 x 25.7cm.
In very good condition. Covers with some wear. Small stain at corner inside front cover. Some pages without tissue interleaves but unsure if they were ever present. Minor age wear throughout. with folded edges or minor loss. Neat, small stamp on front cover and old ownership name on rear cover. nb34120014