Imported from China during the 8th century, the chrysanthemum is the official flower of Japan and the exquisite blossom is widely revered as a symbol of longevity, dignity, and nobility. This volume, reproduced from a rare and expensive publication, features more than 120 lovely color woodblock image... read more
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Imported from China during the 8th century, the chrysanthemum is the official flower of Japan and the exquisite blossom is widely revered as a symbol of longevity, dignity, and nobility. This volume, reproduced from a rare and expensive publication, features more than 120 lovely color woodblock images of the perennials.
Reprint of the two-volume set Kiku Hyakushu, Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi, Kyoto, 1936.
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