Basket of Flowers Illustrated Book, 1847 - 1852 - Interesting book featuring a cover by Hiroshige and inside illustrations by Toyokuni III. It has a full color cover and 9 black and white diptych illustrations surrounded by text, along with three single panel images. These books are installments in novels that were issued in multiple parts. The cover is beautifully detailed and printed, and the books have a traditional stab binding. A fun and unusual item.
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. Toning, soiling, creasing, and rubbing. Inside pages have losses, soiling, rubbing, and creasing at edges. Binding broken. Please see photos for details.
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