TANAKA KIKUO (fl. 1880 ca). Iroha-biki mon-chō. (Sold)
Artist: Tanaka Kikuo (fl. 1880 ca) (compiler)
Subject: Iroha-biki mon-chō (Compendium of coats of arms in alphabetical order). One volume, complete.
Description: A volume of 278 pages with hundreds of mon, including family coats of arms, symbols of Genji Monogatari chapters and zodiac signs.
Date: Meiji 14 (1881)
Publisher: Matsuzaki Hammichi, Tokyo.
Size: 7x16 cm
Medium: Metal plate printing.
Literature: Henri Kerlen. Catalogue of Pre-Meiji Japanese Books and Maps in Public Collections in the Netherlands. Amsterdam, 1996, n. 639.
Conditions: Cover rubbed otherwise in general very good condition.
Item no: MM 08
Price: Euro 280