[EHON] IKE NO TAIGA, artist. TAIGADO GAFU. [Kyoto], Prefatory date of Kyôwa 3 [1803], no colophon, like the Mitchell copy at page 509. 30.0 x 19.2 cm. Orihon folding album in rubbed tan covers with the original printed title label. Profusely illustrated throughout in color - this great classic of Nanga "literati" book illustration is here in beautiful impressions and colors, in very clean, very good condition internally. It is complete. For more information on this work, see pp. 22, 259, 283, 617, 631-3 & 670 in Hillier's ART OF THE JAPANESE BOOK, pp. 212-214 & plate 70 in Chibbett's HISTORY OF JAPANESE PRINTING AND BOOK ILLUSTRATION as well as Keyes, Brown, etc. In a clasped chitsu case.

$27,500.00