19. Item #82254
Honzō Zufu 本草図譜 [also Honsō Zufu] 3 vols 27-29
Iwasaki Kan-en’s 岩崎灌園 (also Iwasaki Tsunemasa 岩崎常正)
n.d. [Taisho era]
3 volumes 25.6 X 17.5 cm string-bound Japanese-style fukuro-toji, from the printed series of 93 volumes (plus a 2 volume index). 3 volumes of Iwasaki Kan-en’s 岩崎灌園 (also Kan-en 潅園, Iwasaki Tsunemasa 岩崎常正) (1786-1842) classic work of botanical classification, which was begun in woodcut, then continued in manuscript form during the mid-19th Century. It was finally edited by Shirai and published in final form, printed by color woodblock, in 1920-22. [See Bartlett & Shiohara for much more on this important work.] The volumes here included are Volumes 27, 28 & 29.
The impressions and condition are very good; a very lovely group.