Subject:Re: Identify 2 antique woodblock illustrated book
Posted By: I.Nagy Wed, Nov 01, 2023
This is a reprint book.
山水略畫式 全 － Sansui Ryakugashiki Zen -
Abbreviated landscape sketch styles In one volume
12th -Metal-Monkey- Year of Kansei Era (1800) Early Spring
Owner of original blocks and piublisher; Yoshikawa Hankichi 吉川半吉
Publishing company; G.G Yoshikawa Kobunkan 合資会社 吉川弘文館 io Tokyo.
This company was founded in 1904, so this means that the reprint could only be made after that year.
The pictures in the book were painted by Kuwagata Keisai 鍬形蕙斎 a.k.a. Kitao Masayoshi 北尾 政美 1764-? painter and draughtsman specializing in Ukiyo-e.
養蠺圖解 全 - Yosan-zukai Zen - Illustrated silkworm-raising In one volume
Mankyukaku Hangi 萬笈閣 梓 - Hankyukaku Print
It was simultaneously published in Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya. Year of publication unknown.
It was published after 1867 because the name Tokyo is used instead of Edo.