1807. Item #88591
[EHON] Kawamura BUMPÔ, artist. BUMPÔ GAFU Zen. Osaka & Kyoto: Yanagihara Kihi and Yoshida Shimbei, Zodiacally dated Bunka 4 . 31 sheets, 30 double page illustrations, most with light colors. Original blue-grey covers with octagon design, bound Japanese-style, fukuro toji, with a printed paper title label. 26.0 x 18.0 cm. The first series of a continuing work originally projected for ten volumes, which was completed in three. Good or better impressions, good colors, and good condition, save that the back cover is somewhat "skinned" and the covers and label are worn and soiled. With a four page Yoshida Shimbei advertisement bound in at the back which indicates a somewhat later date of issue for this printing [after 1813].