by [FLAGS] Suharaya Mo^hei, publisher
[FLAGS] Suharaya Mo^hei, publisher. KISHO^ ZUFU. To^kyo^, n.d. [c. 1870]. 22.1 x 14.6 cm., Printed paper covers, tassel-bound, Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. 11 sheets of color woodblock printed prints of Japanese government flags for the new Imperial era of Meiji, with explanatory text. A so-called "kanpon" or government publication, one of several "outsourced" to private printing houses during the earliest days of the new regime. Fine, impressions, colors, condition, in clasped chitsu case. Very unusual.
(Inventory #: 87703)