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Akisato, Rito Miyako Meisho Zue (illustrated books of the famous views of the Imperial Capital), six (6) volumes. Ukiyo-e woodblock-printed text and illustrations, ink on paper, by Takehara Shunchosai of famous places in Kyoto, Japan before the devastating fire of 1788. Also includes poems and text. Fukurotoji bindings. Books measure 7 1/4" H x 10 1/2". Preserved in a blue slip case 10 3/4" x 3" x 7 1/2".


Wear and creasing to wrappings; pages with light grime, toning, creasing and staining, including minor dampstaining to edges in at least two volumes; scattered previous owner pencil inscriptions and page numbering; mostly free of worming (a couple of repairs to worming in at least one book); minimal foxing. Wear and fading to slipcase. Lacks supplement.

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Akisato, Views of the Imperial Capital Ukiyo e

Estimate $800 - $1,000Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $400
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