All arabesque patterns 2
All arabesque patterns 2
All arabesque patterns 2

[JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PATTERN BOOK]. [All arabesque patterns 2].

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[JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PATTERN BOOK] [All arabesque patterns 2] [Tokyo; Meiji period] 1885.

Landscape 12mo., (158 x 74mm), original tangerine paper-covered cloth covers, stitched, with small onlaid paper lettering-label to lower cover; ff. [73] on Japanese folded leaves; with wood-engraved patterns throughout (3 to a page); a nice sound copy with external rubbing, soiling, creasing, edge wear and previous owner's name, Thos. Bottomley, Crosshills, in ink to lower cover; internally generally clean with first three folded leaves opened at the fore-edge and lightly dust-soiled.
A compendium of arabesque wood-engraved scrolling patterns, presumably for fabric designs.

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