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Creator:
Hirasawa, Kyokuzan, 1733-1791, author.
Title:
Kayō hisō.
華陽皮相.
Published/Created:
Kōto [Edo] : Suhara Mohē shi, Kansei 1 [1789] shinsen.
江都 [江戶] : 須原茂兵衛梓, 寬政 1 [1789] 新鐫.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .H58 1789+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title from preface.
With 34 woodcut illustrations.
Text and illustrations within ornamental border, outer frame (21.5 x 16.4 cm.), inner frame (20.1 x 15.0 cm.); text in 10 vertical lines.
On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji).
The woodblock illustrations of horses in this work were used by Commodore M. Perry in his three-volume edition of "Expedition to Japan, 1852-54."
Kokusho sōmokuroku, v. 2, p. 244 (Kayō hisō, 2-kan 2-satsu, by Hirasawa Kyokuzan, Kansei 1 [1789] kan).
BAC: British Art Center copy stitched in blackish-blue paper covers. In bright blue cloth slip-case. 34 color hand-printed woodblock illustrations.
"旭山澤先生著述・芙蓉木先生圖画"--Colophon page.
Preface by author, 澤元愷, dated 天明己酉 [1789].
"附錄": Vol. 2, p. [36-61].
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Woodcuts -- Hand-colored -- 1789.
Double leaves.
Contributors:
Suzuki, Fuyō, 1749?-1816.
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