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Picture Book

Three woodblock printed kacho-e, bound in the sewn format, of folding pages and stringing one edge for spine. Attributed to KONO; BAIREI. Kacho-e were popular for export as the local Japanese market prefered landscapes and actor prints. Three of ten various ehon (picture books). A black backed volume of random woodblock prints (reputedly by HOKUSAI according to Bonhams). Many are of everyday Japan…