INRÔFU, 2 vols.
[EHON] Mori GENKÔSAI [1807-86]. INRÔFU, Ichi no kan, 2 vols. 27.4 x 18.3 cm. No colophon, originally published in 1830,but probably early Meiji era. [Original?] blue grey covers, no title labels. String-bound Japanese style, fukuro-toji. Rich, detailed and beautiful b+w and color woodblock prints. Genkôsai was a sculptor, painter, designer, etc. Here he has contributed a wonderful collection of designs for inrô. A well-known and sought-after work, as here, it was reprinted into the Meiji period. This copy is very well printed and internally in very good condition overall with very slight worn traces on a few pages. Not in Mitchell. In a custom clasped chitsu case.