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1719 Japanese Botany Chinese Encyclopedia Herbal
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1719 Japanese Botany Chinese Encyclopedia Herbal Horticulture Plants Illustrated



An interesting Edo woodblock-print of an ‘Illustrated Encyclopedia of China’ from the 18th century by the famous artist Tachiban Morikuni. Morikuni was a leading eighteenth-century painter, illustrator and writer, who lived and worked in Osaka. His major illustrated books include, Ehon Koji-dan, Morokoshi Kimmo-zui, Unpitsu soga, and others. His Morokoshi Kimmo-zui was extensively illustrated with depictions of contemporary China, Chinese learning and customs, astronomy, landscapes, architecture, mythology, martial arts, weaponry, farming practices, and more.



This rare undated single volume is written in a column handwritten format with furigana usage for easier reading with illustrations of China’s fruiting flora and other horticulture!



Item number: #15682

Price: $550



HIRAZUMI, Shuodoo



Illustrated Encyclopedia of China morokoshi kinmou zui画引小學讀本字書 (もろこしきんもうずい)



[Edo: Kyoho 4 1719].



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages;

Illustrated throughout

References:

Iwanami, 61494;

Keio University, Japanese culture through rare books

Language: Japanese

Binding: Softcover; tight & secure

Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)



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1719 Japanese Botany Chinese Encyclopedia Herbal Horticulture Plants Illustrated



An interesting Edo woodblock-print of an ‘Illustrated Encyclopedia of China’ from the 18th century by the famous artist Tachiban Morikuni. Morikuni was a leading eighteenth-century painter, illustrator and writer, who lived and worked in Osaka. His major illustrated books include, Ehon Koji-dan, Morokoshi Kimmo-zui, Unpitsu soga, and others. His Morokoshi Kimmo-zui was extensively illustrated with depictions of contemporary China, Chinese learning and customs, astronomy, landscapes, architecture, mythology, martial arts, weaponry, farming practices, and more.



This rare undated single volume is written in a column handwritten format with furigana usage for easier reading with illustrations of China’s fruiting flora and other horticulture!



Item number: #15682

Price: $550



HIRAZUMI, Shuodoo



Illustrated Encyclopedia of China morokoshi kinmou zui画引小學讀本字書 (もろこしきんもうずい)



[Edo: Kyoho 4 1719].



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages;

Illustrated throughout

References:

Iwanami, 61494;

Keio University, Japanese culture through rare books

Language: Japanese

Binding: Softcover; tight & secure

Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!





15682

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