Japanese Edo Illustrated Book Of Flora Honzo Zufu Rotogravure Facsimile Ed #06


Japanese Edo Illustrated Book Of Flora Honzo Zufu Rotogravure Facsimile Ed #06

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Japanese Edo Illustrated book of flora HONZO ZUFU Rotogravure Facsimile ED #06
HONZO ZUFU (lit “ The Illustrated Book of Herbalism “)
Grass section
Vol.06: SANSO (Wild grasses) A facsimile edition that reproduces the same continuous tone as the original without using halftone dots. Almost all of about 52 pages have fine illustration of conventional gravure printing (The defect of the source book of water stain and dirt etc. also has been reproduced as it is. There is no printing defect in this item).
New Old Stock. Limited Issue Book (700 each). The cover and the title slip are made of Japanese paper. Although it is an unused item of a excellent condition, there are some warpage due to its own weight, the wrinkle of the cover probably from the time of issuance.
Since the first Honzo-zufu was issued as a manuscript, there is irregularity in the finish of each set, but the Jinguji-bunko version that Kitamura Shiro who took charge of supervision is scrutinized almost all of the existing manuscript and chose is wonderful. And in this facsimile edition original coloring is reproduced without being impaired. Iwasaki kanen, the author of Honzo zufu, was a samurai of shogunate retainer, a man who studied plants for a lifetime. Issuance of the first edition of this book, which was one of the first full-fledged botanical books based on Herbalism in Japan, began in 1830. After that, when the first 6 books were issued in woodcut printing, the funds were depleted, and the subsequent volumes were distributed as manuscripts of reserved production. Distribution of 92 books was complete in 1828, and honzo-zufu was completed. According to the records, the total number of reservations is only 30 sets, and the first edition of this book is almost impossible to obtain. In 1922, whole volume of this book was issued in woodcut printing, but this is also difficult to find. The classification of plants in this book is based on the Chinese herbology book (Compendium of Materia Medica), which Kanen used for reference. Author Writer: Iwasaki kanen
Editor: Kitamura Shiro
Publisher: Dohosha-shuppan
Date: 1980
Size : Maximum length 10.23”

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