1834. Item #86282
[EHON] Ueda KOCHO, artist. KOCHO GAFU. Osaka: Honya Kichibei & Kawachiya Kihei, Tempo 5 . Two volumes, yellow covers with original title label, string-bound Japanese-style, fukuro toji. 25.4 x 17.9 cm. Each with 15 unnumbered sheets, lightly colored woodblock printed illustrations throughout, 4 page preface, 2 page final note, colophon. Brown and Holloway are much kinder than Hillier in their assessment of this work. [Mitchell 369; Brown 94; Holloway 68-69] An interesting group of human figures, animals, landscapes, etc., from the sedate to the humorous, in a restrained Shijo-influenced style. The covers are a bit soiled, but the impressions and colors good or better. Complete as issued.