ISE, Sadatsune and Nobumitsu KURIHARA. Tazuna Zushiki. [Horse Rein/Bridle Designs]. 10 leaves, including 7 double-page colour woodcuts, on double leaves folded accordion style (orihon). 8vo, 249 x 170 mm., bound in publisher's patterned boards with title-label on top cover, preserved in a new chitsu folding case. Japan, ca. 1834.
An attractive collection of coloured woodcut designs for the regimental reins and/or bridles of horses, a fact not obvious from the designs themselves, which take the form of strips of alternating colours.
A rare book in fine condition.
Item nr. 123599
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