Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Original Japanese Woodblock Print Book
Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865

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Illustrated Books by Kunisada II - Terrific book featuring illustrations by Kunisada II. Each book has a full color cover and 9 black and white diptych illustrations surrounded by text, along with one or two single panel images. These books are installments in novels that were issued in multiple parts. Cover subjects include beauties, noblemen, priests, and commoners. The covers are beautifully detailed and printed, and the books have a traditional stab binding. A fun and unusual item.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Image Size - Cover 7" x 4 5/8"; black and white diptychs 6 3/8" x 8 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Cover with good color and detail as shown. Slight soiling and creasing, stain. Inside pages have soiling, creasing, and rubbing at edges, a couple have small losses or tears at edges. Binding repaired. Please see photos for details.

Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Seated Priest Illustrated Book, 1865 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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