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Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei (1841-1895) - "Inaka no Tsuki" (The Moon in the Country) - Japan - 1889

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Author:
Publisher:
Publisher Location:
Japan
Year Published:
1889
Edition:
First Edition
Illustrator:
Kono Bairei
ISBN:
Categories:
Inventory No:
030931

Condition

Overall:
Very Good
Dust jacket:
Binding:
Paperback
Size:
16.5cm x 24cm

£445.50

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Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei. 25 illustrations printed in two or three colours. Bound concertina style, silk spine ends worn, paper covers and cord ties very good, with a little creasing to boards. Contents clean and tight, title page and list of contents in Japanese and English text. Each woodblock has a black boarder, number and title, back to back plates, fore-edge writing, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this rare work by Bairei. NOTES [Kono Bairei was a Japanese painter, book illustrator, and art teacher. He was born and lived in Kyoto. He was a member of the Ukiyo-e school and was a master of kacho-e painting in the Meiji period of Japan.]

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