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[EHON] Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828) O^SON GAFU, N.P., N.D. one volume, replaced white covers, no colophon. The preface is complete but out of order. String-bound, Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. 25.5 x 18.0. A landmark of Rimpa school ehon. For more on this book see Mitchell p.443, Hillier pp.661-665. Probably not a copy of the Izumiya edition, perhaps a later version of Eirakuya's production from the mid 19th century. The colors are nice, but the printing is later. Repaired, a worthy entry "placeholder" in a collection for this very important book. Still lovely despite its dimished state.
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