KYŌSAI (1831-1889). Ehon taka kagami. (Sold)
Artist: Kawanabe Kyōsai (1831-1889)
Title: Ehon taka kagami (Illustrated Book Mirror of Falconry). Two parts, 5 volumes, complete.
Date: 1900-1910 ca.
Publisher: Tokyo, Matsuyamado-shoten, Fujii Rihachi
Size: 22,5x16 cm.
Medium: Woodblock printing.
Literature: Brown, Louise Norton . Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan. London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1924, no. 106.
Remarks: Originally printed in 1863 and 1879 this edition is a reprint from the original woodblocks. 102 pages in b/w illustrated with various kinds of hawks and hunting scenes. Printed on paper with mica.
Conditions: Very good impression. Some oxidations on covers otherwise very good condition.
Item no: M 267