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JAPANESE ORNAMENTAL WOODBLOCK PRINTS. Bijutsu Kai. Collection of Pictures Regarding Colour Designs for Japanese Textiles Costumes. Five parts in one volume. Five folding plates and 18 full-page coloured woodblock prints per section, for a total of 95 original illustrations. 8vo., 232 x 160 mm, bound in Japanese accordion style with Japanese fold pages and silk-thread stitched spine, in new linen cloth folding box with leather spine label. Kyoto: Geisodo, [ca. 1900].

A superb set of this important compendium of early Japanese textile designs, showing a great variety of patterns and scenes. The woodblock prints are often exceptional Japanese images very much in the sabi-wabi tradition.

Not in Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book (1987).

Item nr. 142126
Price: $7,500.00

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