Original woodcut booklet with many woodblock prints by Hiroshi Kawakami (1786–1865) - Title: Yochi Shiryaku 輿地誌略, volume 4 - Woodcuts of maps/buildings/street life and customs of the United Kingdom - Japan - 1871
Measurements: 25 cm x 18 cm x 1.5 cm.
The booklet is in good condition, with a light smudge here and there. The covers, binding threads and title strip are also in fairly good condition. The book contains maps of Europe, the United Kingdom and London. In addition, it features woodblock prints of English buildings, bridges, a train, a boat and English street life. All prints were photographed. The approx. 100 pages with text have not been photographed. The book is dated with Meiji 4 (明治四年, see the second-to-last photo, top right of the yellow page), which corresponds with 1871.
The book will be shipped by registered post, in sturdy cardboard packaging. The shipment can be tracked by means of the track and trace code.
- Gravure originale sur bois, Livre
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Kawakami Hiroshi (1786-1865)
- Titre de l’œuvre d’art
- "Yochi shiryaku" 輿地誌略, volume 4
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- 25×18×1.5 cm