[JAPANESE TOYS] KAWASAKI Kyosen, artist. OMOCHA JUNI-SHI. N.P., N.D. {Osaka: Darumaya, Taishô 7 [1918]}, 12 double page color woodblock printed illustrations, covering the 12 signs of the Zodiac and presenting the most important children's dolls and toys for each animal. After drawings by Kawasaki Kyosen (1877-1942), one of the most important experts on children's folk toys and dolls of the 20th century. Bound into worn printed publisher's covers with printed paper title label in folding album format, 28.2 x 21.3 cm, so the double page prints are twice that size. Important and quite uncommon. In good condition. All in a custom made clasped chitsu case.

$1,450.00