Lot 425: Japanese Books Eisen (Keisai, 1790-1848)



2015-07-08 11:52:09

Lot 425: Japanese Books Eisen (Keisai, 1790-1848), Chushingura (Treasury of Loyal Retainers), circa 1820, eleven colour woodblock prints, trimmed and mounted concertina-style, silk covers, slightly rubbed, 23 x 18cm (9 x 7ins), together with Manner of Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Yamato meisho ichiran (Overview of Famous Places in Japan), 2 volumes, first half 19th century, colour woodblock prints, original publisher's covers with paper labels, slightly scuffed, 23 x 16cm (9 x 6.25ins), plus another Japanese illustrated book, early 19th century, and a James Tregaskis auction catalogue of rare and beautiful books and a fine collection of Japanese colour prints, February 1914 (5) Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015 Thursday, 16th July 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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