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Brocades of Edo, Moon Volume


Brocades of Edo, Moon Volume 
(Edo Nishiki, Tsuki no Maki)

album of twenty kuchi-e prints by nine artists, including, Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908), Watanabe Seitei (1852-1918), Takeuchi Keishu (1861-1941), Suzuki Kason (1860-1919), Katayama Shumpo (dates unknown), Tomioka Eisen (1864-1905), Tsutsui Toshimine (1863-after 1934), and Inano Toshitsune (1858-1907); with foreward dated Meiji 44 (1911) and signed and sealed (unread), and table of contents with album title Edo Nishiki: Tsuki no Maki naiyo (Brocades of Edo: Moon Volume, contents), and list of the title of each novel illustrated with the artist's name; the back cover with pasted in printed colophon dated Meiji yonju yonen junigatsu nijuni nichi insatsu (printed Meiji 44 [1911], December 22), Meiji yonju yonen junigatsu nijugo nichi hakko (published Meiji 44 [1911], December 25); Henshu ken hakko sha Wada Shinzuko (edited and published by Wada Shinzuko); Insatsu sha Horii Kingoro (printer Horii Kingoro); Hakko jo Shunyo-do (published by Shunyo-do), ca. 1911

string-bound album 9 3/8 by 13 3/4 in., 23.8 by 35 cm