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Botanical prints
AN ALBUM OF 50 HAND-COLOURED WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF IRISES ON JAPANESE PAPER. [TOKYO: YOSHINOEN-GARDEN C.1890]
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
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Botanical prints
AN ALBUM OF 50 HAND-COLOURED WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF IRISES ON JAPANESE PAPER. [TOKYO: YOSHINOEN-GARDEN C.1890]
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
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Botanical prints
AN ALBUM OF 50 HAND-COLOURED WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF IRISES ON JAPANESE PAPER. [TOKYO: YOSHINOEN-GARDEN C.1890]
Oblong folio (410 x 298mm.), later stitched wrappers, preserved in modern half-morocco portfolio, last sheet frayed and torn; sold as a collection of plates not subject to return
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Provenance

Christian Heuer, bookplates

Catalogue Note

An attractive album showing varieties of Iris ensata, previously classified as Iris kaempferi, ornamental irises native to China, Japan and the Korean peninsula; probably made for a Japanese nursery.

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