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KAWABATA Gyokusho. Shuusho Hyakudai dai-5 (Woodcuts, 1898)

KAWABATA Gyokusho. Shuusho Hyakudai dai-5 (100 Ink Wash Paintings, Practice Manual, Volume 5). KIMURA Tokutaro (block cutter), MATSUI Sanjiro (printer). Tokyo: Yoshikawa Hanshichi, Meiji 31 (1898). 1st ed. & pr.
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Description — 8vo-size (25.3 x 16.8 x 0.5 cm), (28) p., japanese binding (leporello/accordion book).

Condition — VG (light wear & soiling to cover only).

Review — A wonderful set of 12 original woodcut prints from late Meiji (1898) in traditional Japanese style: flowers, a dog, a tortoise, a fisherman, a lady, landscapes, sometimes verging on abstract. Original paintings by the famed Meiji artist KAWABATA Gyokusho (1842-1913) made into woodcuts by KIMURA Tokutaro and beautifully printed by MATSUI Sanjiro on fine paper in a Japanese-styled leporello book.

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