Quantity: 1 available
Oblong hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Quarter bound black patterned cloth, with red cloth to spine and corners. Pages bound in ‘concertina’ style. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some handling marks to cover, some fading to edges, light mark to front. If pages are meant to be read in reverse then there is a japanese inscription to last page, with translated notes in pencil. List describing illustrations loose inside. Plates are all numbered in pencil, all clean and bright. Some minor fading, all in light sepia tone. Illustrated with 50 B&W photo plates (4 per page), each plate depicting 2 figures. (100 figures in total.) Illustrations of sculptures of various tradespeople and craftsmen of the ancient Japanese periods. Craftsmen, sculptors, artisans, weavers, musicians etc.
Title: Album of Prints
Categories: Far East,
Publisher: Japan, Korewozo, ca1894:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82908
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Far East YOSHIDA, Soyu: Album of Prints, Korewozo, 1894, Japan, Japanese, 50 photo plates, sculpture, netsuke, tradespeople, craftsmen, sculptors, artisans, weavers, musicians,