Ehon Taka Kagami (The Mirror of Hawks). Kyosai Kawanabe.

Ehon Taka Kagami (The Mirror of Hawks)

Softcover, Gloucestershire, UK: The Falconry Center, 1951. 1st Thus. Very Good. Reprint of the original Japanese picture book that was first published about 1840. This reprint was done for The Falconry Center in Gloucestershire, UK and printed in 1951. The reprint contains reproductions of all the original artwork and Japanese "sub-titles". Art in black and white. This book runs through the whole gamut of falconry in Japan, but is concerned only with Goshawks, not with any of the Falcons. In Japanese except for 1 introductory page in English. Small square of glue residue on English language introductory page where a previous owner removed a price sticker from a previous seller. Bound in stiff paper wrappers. Very small spot of dampstaining near top edge of front cover - no other dampstaining anywhere else. Covers a bit age darkened. Corners bumped. Interior art and Japanese characters clean and bright. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. [Item #81373]

Price: $350.00

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