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KA CHO SAN SUI BIJUTSU GA FU: ALBUM OF FLOWER - TAKIZAWA, Kiyoshi - 1890. 
[Tokyo 1890, Kunshido]. Stitched stiff embossed wrs., very. good, 12 x 18 cm., entirely copper etched printed & illustr-. ated, 40p., [20 double folded leaves], all pages fully illu-. strations average 2-4 per page. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A very beautifully illustrated and executed work. Depicts a host of Japanese traditional and native designs: shows the pantheon of Japanese and Chinese deities, women, Kwan-yin, Buddhist monks & priests, Chinese style landscapes, dragon, birds, beasts, monkeys, poets, scholars, good luck symbols, falcons, hawks, birds of prey, fish, children at play, Sam- urai, villages, tigers, phoenix &c. These finely drawn exam- ples were often the source for craftsmen who then modified & applied these traditional pictures to swords & sword furni- ture, armor, lacquer, ceramics, textiles, paper, wood, furn- iture, sculpture, Buddhist art, paintings, woodblock prints & printed books & a host of other items. Scans can be sent by email upon request. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .
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