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Buncho (1763) (1763 - 1840)

Lot 55: TANI BUNCHO 1763-1840

Sotheby's

November 11, 2003
London, United Kingdom

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Japanese

3 vols., complete, original pale blue covers with original title-slip, printed in black on white slip; sumizuri illustrations of Japan's eighty-eight notable peaks; dated (lst closing note) 1807, published by Subaraya Mohei with 9 other booksellers, vol.1: 31 sheets, unnumbered; 1st preface, 8 pp., dated mizunoto inu (Kyowa 2, 1802), introductory note, 1 p., signed Buncho, dated Bunka gannen (1804); vol.2: 31 sheets, unnumbered; vol.3: 38 sheets, unnumbered; 1st closing note, 1 p., dated Bunka gannen (1804), signed Nanbu Kawa Motoyoshi; inside back cover giving 10 publishers' names (five of Edo, two of Osaka and one each of Kyoto and Hizen Saga)

Dimensions

25.2 by 18.4cm., 9 7/8 by 7 1/4 in.

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