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Silkworm Cultivation

Size: 30.0cm by 21.0cm (11.81 in by 8.27 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Katsukawa Shunshō & Kitao Shigemasa

Era: Taisho | Currency: $ / £ /

Price: ¥ 23,000$ 200.00£ 145.00€ 175.00 [Item has been sold]

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Description: This is a Taisho-era reproduction of a book originally published in 1786, titled 'Ehon Takaranoito: Kaiko Yashinahisou (picture book of treasure threads: silkworm cultivation)'. It's a Japanese-bound book with 12 woodblock prints designed by Katsugawa Harusho and Kitao Shigemasa, depicting the process of silkworm breeding and silk production. Nice design on the cover using cocoon as a pattern, beautifully made woodblock prints inside.


This book has stains/spots mostly on the front cover, back cover, and pastedowns but the inner pages are in good condition.

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