Japanese wood block views book c.1855 Osaka (?) many harbor architecture peopleBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Non-Western Publications, Japanese Publications, Illustrated wood block Books].
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Japanese Picture Book.
Published c. 1855, Japan. Likely by Hanzan.
70 pages counting covers. Japanese text. early pencil annotation notes: Osaka view. Thirty seven *(37) full page color woodcut images, many images composed across two leaves to form a single view.
Period string sewn paper binding, title on contrasting paper.
Interior remains clean and largely free of spotting or foxing. Lovely, delicate illustrations still wonderful and clear. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 7" H X 5" W.