5011 - 5224 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL AND TRIBAL ARTS
= Collection of various reprinted ehon, illustrated by i.a. Shigemasa, Hasanobu, Utamaro.
- Wrappers rubbed/ worn. Contents fine.
= Attractive plates of birds, fowl, fish and rocks. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXV.
- (Sl.) yellowed. Covers sl. rubbed/ trifle soiled.
= Taki Katei was one of the most important and most successful Meiji artists. Very nice pictures of fruits, flowers, plants and birds. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXV.
- Sl. yellowed/ trifle foxed. Covers partly soiled/ stained and corners nibbled (a few lvs. sl. affected).
= Fine images of animals, plants, humans and landscapes.
- Fine. = In total 7 volumes were published.
- Very fine impression.
- Sl. yellowed, otherwise fine.
- Very fine impression. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIV.
= Twentieh century restrikes.
- Closed horizontal tear in upper half; a few old creases; yellowed; sl. and vaguely stained in upper half.
- Old flattened vertical fold; laid down on mount.
- Vague creases in upper right corner; sm. inkstain on the lady's dress.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVI.
- Wormhole in right edge near artist's signature.
- One wormhole near upper left corner, otherwise fine.
= Centre part of a triptych depicting actors in the play Azuma Kudari Gojûsan Tsugi. The actors Bandô Shûka I as Mishima Osen, and Arashi Kangorô I as Tobi-no-mono Kangorô-bôzu.
- Trifle stained in upper half; some small wormholes.
= Left-hand sheet of the triptych showing Prince Genji releasing cranes.
AND 1 other by TOSHIKATA, showing Taira no Tokuko seated in a garden (col./ tinted woodcut w. silver, frontisp. illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu (vol. 7, no. 13), 1901).
- A few restored spots (in lower right corner and in left margin); age toned.
- All fine. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVI.
- A few old and vague folds.