The Months of Japanese Ladies for 1904 (26 pp. inc. covers)
Date: 1902. This edition February 7, 1903.
Published by T Hasegawa Tokyo (38 Yotsuya Hommura) and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London.
26 pages including covers.
Size: 7.0 x 5.0 inches.
Artist: Arai Yoshimune
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on creped paper bound with ties and glue. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era - in this case, Arai Yoshimune.
Medium: Woodblock prints.
Condition: Front and rear covers have slight foxing. Interior pages are clean with excellent color. There are round pressure indentations in the paper as shown in our last photos.
A rare and beautifully illustrated calendar book.