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KAMIGAKI, Morikuni; Chuwa Nishimura.

Fusokoku daiissan-Yosan Hiroku [On Silk-Production]

Stock Code
98456
Kyoto, Izumoij Izumi no Jo, 1803
£2,500

Illustrated treatise on the rearing of silkworms and the manufacturing of silk. The work traces the history of silk-production to its Chinese origin followed by a step by step account of the manufacturing process.

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Description

First edition. 3 volumes, complete, numerous woodcut illustrations throughout, Fukuruto-ji, original covers, slightly worn, with printed title-slips, partly lacking, new stitching, occasional finger-marking, some staining to vol. 2, but generally in good condition, rare.

Bibliography

Kerlen 1885.

Stock ID:98456

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