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Honzo Zufu: Tsubaki by Kan'en Iwasaki - Paperback - 1916 - from Florilegius (SKU: Flo112)

Honzo Zufu: Tsubaki

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Honzo Zufu: Tsubaki: (Camellias from Iconographia Plantarum)

by Kan'en Iwasaki

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  • paperback
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About This Item

Rare volume on camellias from Kan'en Iwasaki's multi-volume botanical series Honzo Zufu (Iconographia Plantarum), originally compiled in 1828 and later published in 92 volumes.

This volume, number 88 in the series, includes 10 pages of text and index of camellia species, and 47 color woodcuts of Camellia japonica varieties.

Condition: Washi paper covers scuffed, but interior very clean, strong impressions of color plates with vivid color.

Kan'en Iwasaki or Tsunemasa Iwasaki (1786–1842) was a Japanese botanist, zoologist and entomologist. His botanical studies were influenced by Johann Weinmann.

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Details

Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller Inventory #
Flo112
Title
Honzo Zufu: Tsubaki
Author
Kan'en Iwasaki
Illustrator
Kan'en Iwasaki
Format/binding
Japanese four-hole binding
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
None
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Date published
1916
Keywords
ukiyo-e, camellia, tsubaki, Honzo Zufu, Kan'en Iwasaki
Bookseller catalogs
Japanese Woodblock;
Size
Quarto, 25 x 17cm
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About Florilegius

Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and history. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

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