1890. Item #84417
[EHON] Kikuchi HÔBUN, artist. HOBUN GAFU. Kyoto: Tanaka Jihei, Meiji 23 . 24 x 16.5 cm. 1 volume complete. Blue covers, string-bound Japanese style with a printed paper label. 27 single page and 12 double page woodcuts in sumi and light colors of birds, animals, flowers, etc. by Hôbun (1862-1918), a Kyoto native who was a frequent contributor to the artistic epitomes of the day. This copy is in very good condition and the impressions are good to very good. [See Mitchell 298,9].