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Kwacho Gwaden.  Studies of Birds and Flowers by  Katsushika [Japan] Taito - Paperback - 1849 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.co.uk

Kwacho Gwaden. Studies of Birds and Flowers

by [Japan] Taito, Katsushika

Condition: Very good


1849. Paperback. Very good. 60 Japanese woodcuts in dark and pale gray, with a delicate pink wash, by the artist Taito Katsushika, a pupil of Hokusai. Birds illustrated include cranes, peacocks and pine tree, nightingale and plum tree, wild geese, inko birds and purple magnolia, and others. With a very early rough translation of title and author on a handwritten label & a blue paper label inside back cover. 8vo, dark brown wrappers with pattern of interlocking circles, title label printed in red. Stitched binding unraveling, o/w all together, complete, woodblocks fresh and clean, some with penciled titles in English, o/w very good. HKD2710.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 15196
  • Title: Kwacho Gwaden. Studies of Birds and Flowers
  • Author: [Japan] Taito, Katsushika
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Date published: 1849
  • Bookseller catalogs: JAPAN;


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