1936. Item #87519
[ONCHI-BINDING]MAEDA Yûgure, author. KENKA SHOKUBUTSU. Kyoto: Jinbun Shoin, Shôwa 11  1st printing, 5, 304+ pp. Small 8vo., Blue cloth with silver, fine in decorated dustwrapper. The dustwrapperis a bit soiled and rumpled but quite marvelous. It is listed as #304 in ONCHI KÔSHIRÔSEIHON NO GYÔ. Maeda Yûgure [1883-1951] was the author of KASHÛSHINSHO FUJI from the same period, which Onchi illustrated and whose binding he designed, as well. The delicate colored abstraction on the dustwrapper and the tooled abstraction in the cloth cover are vintage Onchi.