Ch˘ Senshu (蝶千種) - A Thousand Butterflies, first published by Yamada Naosabur˘ of Uns˘d˘ Kyoto in 1903, this edition published in Meiji 41 (1908). Volume one of two, containing 25 woodcuts (each printed over two pages) of butterflies. Each page is 25 x 18 cm, so each print is 25 x 36 cm.
Fine impression and colours, good/very good condition: all 25 prints are shown; some age-signs, but the quality is generally very good. Use of gold and silver, the cover (with the original title-slip) somewhat frayed.