YAMASHITA, Kosen. Hanagata. Haru. Natsu. 2 volumes (of 4). Each illustrated with 40 colour woodblock plates. Folio, 370 x 255 mm, bound in publisher's wrappers in a new chitsu case. Kyoto-shi: Miyata Fuzando, 1899.
A spectacular collection of kimono designs, with each volume containing designs appropriate for the relevant season. This set consists of the volumes for Spring (Haru) and Summer (Natsu).
Slight wear to the wrappers, but the plates in fine, unblemished condition. Exquisitely printed, this is a masterpiece of the woodblockmaker's art.
Item nr. 165335