Item nr. 171764 Shokumon Ruisan. Tokyo. Imperial Museum.
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan
Shokumon Ruisan

Shokumon Ruisan


Tokyo. Teishitsu Hakabutsukan [Imperial Museum]. Shokumon Ruisan. [Historical textiles compiled by the Imperial Museum]. 10 volume corpus with 1,034 superb color woodblock plates with tissue guards, some printed in metallic inks. 4tos, 253 x 182 mm., wrappers laid into two chitsu cases. Tokyo: Yorindo, 1892.

A splendid set of this monumental corpus of Japanese designs, which is a masterpiece of the printer's art. One would be hard put to find a better place to find such an assemblage of designs printed with such supreme skill. The set is overall in excellent condition, with a few insignificant water stains in the margins. Sets are of the greatest rarity with OCLC listing only the Metropolitan Museum, Arizona, LC, V & A, Hungarian Academy of Science.

Item nr. 171764
Price: $25,000.00

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