Shōka hinagata zōho shoshinden. 匠家雛形増補初心傳 [An architectural textbook]. JAPAN - ARCHITECTURE, Jūho. 石川重甫 Ishikawa.
Shōka hinagata zōho shoshinden. 匠家雛形増補初心傳 [An architectural textbook]
Shōka hinagata zōho shoshinden. 匠家雛形増補初心傳 [An architectural textbook]

Shōka hinagata zōho shoshinden. 匠家雛形増補初心傳 [An architectural textbook]

Suharawaya Mohei. Bunka 9. 1812.
SET OF 3 VOLUMES each in two parts, black and white woodblock illustrations and diagrams, 22+30+41 pp, 5 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches (15 x 21.5cm), title labels, Japanese stab binding. Light wear to covers, chips and creasing to a couple of the title labels (one of which is largely detached), thread binding to the first volume is coming loose, overall very good condition. A classic text of traditional building techniques by Ishikawa Jūho, a master carpenter of Shimoyama. Only two libraries (Harvard and Princeton) are listed in OCLC as holding this title (Title:. Item #45928

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