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Soka Hyakushu by Bairei Kono - Paperback - First Edition - 1901-4 - from Florilegius (SKU: Flo116)

Soka Hyakushu

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Soka Hyakushu: (One Hundred Varieties of Flowers)

by Bairei Kono

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  • paperback
  • First
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About This Item

Complete set Bairei Kono's Soka Hyakushu or Kusabana Hyakushu (One Hundred Varieties of Flowers), Tokyo, Yamada Unsodo, 1901-1904.

231 color woodcut plates bound in 4 volumes, stored in a custom green-cloth slip-case. The woodblock plates printed with natural vegetable dyes for true-to-life colors.

Vol. 1: 58 plates, Vol. 2: 58 plates

Supplements: Vol. 3: 60 plates, Vol. 4: 55 plates.

Condition: pale-blue paper covers slightly worn and grubby, but interior fresh and vibrant. First page in each volume with a large red illegible stamp (two on text pages, two on flower plates). A few plates with white flowers oxidized.

Bairei Kono (1844-1895) was a Japanese painter, book illustrator and art teacher famous for his botanicals and kacho-e (flower and bird) paintings.

Due to restrictions on Japan Post, shipping to USA currently only available via Fed-Ex.

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Details

Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller Inventory #
Flo116
Title
Soka Hyakushu
Author
Bairei Kono
Illustrator
Bairei Kono
Format/binding
Japanese four-hole binding
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
None
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Yamada Unsodo
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Date published
1901-4
Keywords
ukiyo-e, botanical, flower, Bairei Kono, Kusabana, Soka Hyakushu
Bookseller catalogs
Ukiyo-e;
Size
Quarto, 24 x 16cm
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About Florilegius

Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and history. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

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