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SAIGA SHOKUNIN BURUI by TACHIBANA MINKO (illustrator) - 1916 - from Marilyn Braiterman Rare Books (SKU: 4647)

SAIGA SHOKUNIN BURUI

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SAIGA SHOKUNIN BURUI: (VARIOUS CLASSES OF CRAFTSMEN)

by TACHIBANA MINKO (illustrator)

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JAPANESE BOOKS OF TRADES

Two volumes. Grayish-blue paper covers with geometric decoration in darker blue and printed paper label. Rubbed but sound; some binding threads missing from first volume. Bottom of one page with clean tear.

Reprint of the 1771 original edition.

A delightful book of trades in a long tradition of pictures of the artisan class in the Edo period with 28 double-page color woodcut illustrations of craftsmen, each with an identifying inscription and commentary. Included are a mirror-polisher, papermaker, mounter of Kakemono, potter, weaver, swordsmith, etc. Some of the workers are accompanied by cats, small children, goldfish or other features of their work lives.

Hillier, Art of the Japanese Book, Volume I, pages 304-308 and plate 32 (the original edition).

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Bookseller
Marilyn Braiterman Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
4647
Title
SAIGA SHOKUNIN BURUI
Author
TACHIBANA MINKO (illustrator)
Illustrator
TACHIBANA MINKO (illustrator)
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Date Published
1916
Size
Tall 8vo
Keywords
Japan, crafts and trades, Edo period, woodcut, illustrations
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated books & children's books; Japan; Illustrated;
Size
Tall 8vo
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