Onishi Rongoro: KANTEI BIKO SHINA TOJI ZENSHO. (Verification and Reference: A Compendium of Chinese Ceramics). Tokyo, 1917. 140; 112; 124; 152, 23, 20, 7 pp. text on folded leaves. A number of b/w text illustrations to each volume plus a total of 14 full page original colour woodblock illustrations hors texte. 4 vols. 23x15 cm. Stitched.
An early Japanese study of Chinese ceramics dating from the Zhou dynasty through to the Qing. This work is much distinguished by the numerous fine lithographed black-and-white text illustrations (including a good selection of base marks and seals) and, in particular, by 14 original full page colour woodblock illustrations. Published in Tokyo by Shozando Shoten. In fine condition. Rare.
Subjects: Ceramics Illustrated Books
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 464 in printed List 194.
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