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WALLACE, ALEXANDER:
Report on the Culture of the Japanese Silkworm, Bombyx Yama-Mai, in 1867-68, in England. Colchester, Benham and Harrison, 1869.
Pp. 64. Original printed wrappers. A report about some experiments to rear the Japanese oak-feeeding silk-moth "Bombyx Yama-Mai" in Europe. The silk of the Yama-Mai is a little less fine and strong than that of the mulberry silkworm "Bombyx mori".
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Book number: 100659
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 325.41 | £UK 245.5 | JP¥ 35659]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, silk, siden, soie, japan, japon, japanese, england, english, silk production, silk worms, bombay yama mai, textiles, textile

 
WEBER, VICTOR FREDERIC:
"Ko-Ji Hô-Ten". Dictionnaire a l'usage des amateurs et collectionneurs d'objects d'art japonais et chinois. Paris 1923.
Folio. Pp. 512; 512 + Appendices lvs (69). With five coloured full page plates and 70 full page plates. Numerous illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth decorated in blind and gilt, calf spines lettered in gilt, extremities rubbed. All edges gilt. First edition of an important and comprehensive reference work on Japanese art. It covers all aspects of the visual and three dimensional arts; ceramics, metal works, prints, Netsuke artists, famous painters, mythological and historical figures, famous sites etc. A limited edition of 585 copies, of which this is no. 412. Cf Nipponalia (Kyoto Gaikokugo Dargaku) 827 (reprint N.Y. 1965).
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Book number: 32110
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2324.34 | £UK 1753.5 | JP¥ 254709]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japanese, japon, china, chinese, asia, asiatic, asien, asie, far east, east, art,

 
YAMAGA, SEIKA:
Mukashi watari sarasa (Ancient calicos imported to Japan). Three volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo hatsubai, Taisho 6 (1917).
Folio. Lvs. (26); (23); (25). With 4 leaves with Japanese text and 70 lvs with numerous pieces of woodblock printed designs of Sarasa. The lvs are folded in the Japanese style. Original decorated paper covers, silk threads, paper title slips on upper covers. Seika Yamaga (1885-1981) was a weaving master active in Kyoto. Sarasa or calico is a plain woven textile, often not fully processed cotton, coloured and treated with various techniques. Originally it came from the city of Kolikkodu (Calicut) in south western India. It was imported to Japan in the 16th century by the Portugese. The Japanese refined and developed the technique further.
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Book number: 100704
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1743.25 | £UK 1315.25 | JP¥ 191032]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, textile, textiles, illustrated, designs, design

 
ZACHERT, HERBERT:
Die Haikudichtung von der Meijizeit bis zur Gegenwart. Tokyo 1937.
Pp. (iv), 23. With one portrait of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902), known as the father of modern Haiku poetry. Original printed wrappers. Haiku (originally called hokku) is a very short term of Japanese poetry.
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Book number: 100305
€  40.00 [Appr.: US$ 46.49 | £UK 35.25 | JP¥ 5094]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, haiku, prosa, liteterature, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration,

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