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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.
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- Florilegius (JP)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Soka Hyakushu
- Bairei Kono
- Bairei Kono
- Japanese four-hole binding
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good
- Jacket condition
- Quantity available
- Yamada Unsodo
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- ukiyo-e, botanical, flower, Bairei Kono, Kusabana, Soka Hyakushu
- Bookseller catalogs
- Quarto, 24 x 16cm
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