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Bairei Hyakuchu Gafu: Bairei’s Album of One Hundred Birds: 3 vols: Sky, Earth, People

A beautiful set of three books which we have just put up for sale. Really lovely pictures.

The first three parts of this celebrated collection of Bird/Flower/Pictures, Kachoga. Woodcuts of birds in black and white, with some delicate tinting in grey and ochre. Red title labels, sewn binding, very slight wear and marking to lightly decorative card covers (more so to Vol I), calligraphic prelims, clean and sound, generally VG.

Seller Inventory # 13900
Publisher: Okura Magobi
Publication Date: 1881
Binding: Soft cover