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Rare Japanese Art Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Fans of Japanese art will love our selection of rare books about Japanese Art in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From gorgeous woodblock paintings to ornate books on Japanese art and culture, there is a wide variety of rare Japanese art books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are so many rare and antique Japanese art books to choose from, and they are sure to increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.



[ALBUM OF 22 ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS, ON SILK, OF BIRDS AND LEPIDOPTERA] by [Japanese Watercolors - 19th century]

[Japan, 1810. Folio (33 x 27.5 cm). Late 19th or early 20th century marbled calf, raised bands, spine gilt extra, gilt label, a.e.g., with watercolor river scenes on paper onlaid as doublures. Binding extremities rubbed, images offset a bit to interleave...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$8,000.00


HANSHIN MEISHO-ZUE by [SKETCHTOUR GENRE] Kanao Bun'endô, publisher

1916. [SKETCHTOUR GENRE] Kanao Bun'endô, publisher. HANSHIN MEISHO-ZUE A folding album of 24 (of 30) prints - oban size color woodcut, printed by Nishimura Kumakichi and published by Kanao Bun'endô in 1916,17. The finest of all of Bun...

From Boston Book Company

$6,500.00


THE JAPANESE PRINT AN INTERPRETATION by Wright, Frank Lloyd

Chicago: The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., 1912. Tan Japanese paper over boards, lettered in dark blue, with abstract Crane device stamped in olive green. Fibrous Japanese paper endsheets. Neatly rebacked in tan paper board. Boards slightly smudged and lig...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$5,850.00


Japanese Prints: A Collection of Hanga by Shiko Munakata. SIGNED. by Munakata, Shiko

Purple silk covered boards with gilt lettering to front; black title to spine & gilt decoration to rear. Includes a ten foot x 16.5 inch folded print entitled Daisekai no Saku "Ken" Kamigami Yori Jinrui E. Jacket has two closed tears; other wise a fine...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$4,720.00


Soka Hyakushu by Bairei Kono

Complete set Bairei Kono's Soka Hyakushu or Kusabana Hyakushu (One Hundred Varieties of Flowers), Tokyo, Yamada Unsodo, 1901-1904. 231 color woodcut plates bound in 4 volumes, stored in a custom green-cloth slip-case. The woodblock plates printed with nat...

From Florilegius

$3,500.00


SAIGOKU SAN-JÛ-SAN-SHO JUNREI EMAKI by [SKETCHTOUR GENRE] NAKAZAWA Hiromitsu, artist

1946. [SKETCH TOUR GENRE] NAKAZAWA Hiromitsu, artist. SAIGOKU SAN-JÛ-SAN-SHO JUNREI EMAKI. Kyoto, Kanao Bun'endô, publisher. Shôwa 21 [1946]. Oblong folio of ôban size woodblock prints after designs by Hiromitsu, detailing th...

From Boston Book Company

$2,850.00


NOH-KA GABI by [COSTUME DESIGNS - NOH THEATER]

19. [COSTUME DESIGNS - NOH THEATER] NOH-KA GABI. Tokyo & Kyoto: Unsodo, n.d. [Showa 9, 1934]. Large brocade covered wooden box of 102 (of 100 - there are 2 extra plates not called for in the contents pages) plates of Noh costumes, patterns, masks, e...

From Boston Book Company

$2,850.00


[MASTERPIECES Of The Japanese Woodblock Print] [Cover Title in Japanese]

np: np, [c1900]. folio. 36 tipped-in colour woodblock prints after Isoda Koryusai, Hiroshige Ando, Shotei Watanabe, Tosa Mitsuoki, & others. tissue guards with legends in Japanese & English. original patterned silk, paper title label on cover (corners bi...

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)

$2,000.00


Japanese Art. a phase in colour-prints by BARNETT, P. Neville

Sydney: Privately printed by the Beacon Press, 1953. First Edition. Standard de-luxe edition of one hundred and sixty copies (total issue of two hundred copies). Quarto, tipped colour plates throughout; original cream cloth, a near fine copy. As a publis...

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$1,850.00


[Album of Twenty Copperplate Engravings, Including Five Maps] by Shuntosai Okada

Album of 20 copperplate engravings mounted on silver-decorated blue paper; album measures 178 x 118 mm; images measure approximately 145 x 85 mm. Near fine condition.Japanese artists began experimenting with copperplate engraving in the late eighteent...

From Archway Books

$1,250.00


SHÔGAKU TOKUHON Maki no Ichi by [BASEBALL - JAPAN] Shihon Gakkou-hen

1870. [BASEBALL - JAPAN] Shihon Gakkou-hen. SHÔGAKU TOKUHON Maki no Ichi. Aichi-ken [Nagoya] Shihongakkô [Teacher's College] n.d. [1870's] An interesting little elementary school reader from the first series of textbooks designed and...

From Boston Book Company

$1,250.00


[Album of Twenty Copperplate Engravings, Including Seven Maps] by Shuntosai Okada

Album of 20 copperplate engravings mounted on silver-decorated paper; album measures 159 x 118 mm; images measure approximately 145 x 85 mm. Near fine condition.Japanese artists began experimenting with copperplate engraving in the late eighteenth cent...

From Archway Books

$1,250.00


Ko-Sometsuke (two volume set in slipcase with carton box) by Kawahara, Masahiko

Kyoto Shoin Co., Ltd., Japan, 1977 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Japanese and English text.; Hardcover (cloth without dust jacket - as issued) in slipcase with carton box.; 23 x 32 cm; 3.5 Kg; Colour illustrations throughout, each with caption ...

From Jorge Welsh Books

£900.00


Butsuzou Zui (Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images) by Hidenibu Tosa

1690 1ed Japanese Woodblock Illustrated Buddhism Buddha Amida Butsuzou Zui A rare, 17th-century handwritten Japanese woodblock book 'Butsuzō-zui' 仏像図彙, or 'Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images,' was first published in 1690 (Genroku 元禄 3...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Vantine's - The Oriental Store, 1916 Catalog (Catalogue)

New York: A.A. Vantine & Co., Inc., 1916. A RARE catalogue, and in lovely condition, of the major importer of Oriental goods into America from 1866 to 1921. Very Good Plus in original full color pictorial wrappers, 120 pp. plus 2 order pages at rear, ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$900.00


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