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Title   SWORD & BLOSSOM POEMS II

Binding   Softcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Tokyo T. Hasewaga 1908

Seller ID   7531

This is a softocover book of poetry with original woodblack illustrations and cover. There is a hand black cover on fine crepe paper for the cover. The book is bound using folded paper and then bound. There are verses and illustrations related to 10 Blossom Songs and 5 Sword Songs. The Blossom Songs date from (no later than) 906 AD and the Sword Songs are more recent. The cover and interior are all art work from the calligraphy to the woodblacks in soft colors. The cover design is what appears to be leaf shapes falling down on or lfloating on water. Each poem has original art. The work was translated by Shotaro Kimura and Charlotte M. A. Peake. The covers are clean, the binding is tight . There is a former owner name in pencil on the front end paper. Delicate and fine, original work. ; 8vo; 30 pages

Poetry Japanese Crepe Paper Cover Japanese Woodlocks

Price = 70.00 USD



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