Kawachiya Mohei. 1851?
77 single color and black and white woodblock prints, 39pp, 10 x 7 inches, traditional Japanese binding: folded sheets with thread binding (fukurotoji). Wear and soiling to cover; light dampstaining visible in top 1/3 corner of several sheets. A primer of how to paint bamboo illustrated with some beautifully evocative images, eg. of snow on bamboo, bamboo in the wind. Item #45168