1713. Item #88942
KAIBARA Ekiken. WASHU YOSHINOYAMA SHOKEIZU. Kyoto, the preface is dated 1713. 30.8 x 16.9 cm. This visual and literary view of the Yoshino mountain area outside Kyoto, famous for its cherry blossoms, is wonderfully handcolored. The 16 pages of images are followed by 17 pages of text, describing the history and current conditions of the area. A bit of marginal worming, else very good in its original covers and title slip. In a vintage wooden box. Uncommon.