ONCHI (1891-1955). Nihon no hana. (Sold)
Artist: Onchi Koshiro (1891-1955) and others.
Title: Nihon no hana (Flowers of Japan). One volume, complete.
Publisher: Fugaku Honsha, Tokyo.
Size: 26x18,5 cm.
Medium: Machine printed book and woodblock color prints.
Literature: Hillier, Jack. The Art of the Japanese Book. 2 voll. London: Sotheby’s, 1987, p. 1022-3.
Remarks: A poetry antology edited and designed by Onchi Koshiro. 3 tippen-in and 26 woodblock page illustrations of flowers each facing a page with poem. The artists are Kawakami Sumio, Kawanishi Hide and Maekawa Sempan. The poets include Onchi himself, Sato Haruo, Kitahara Hyakushu. With a four pages leaflet in English on “Contemporary Japanese Poetry” and original paper wrapper by Onchi.
Conditions: Good conditions.
Item no: MX 02
Price: Euro 550