Hana-Shobu  Kaisetsu
(Japanese Iris  Commentary)

Commentary on Japanese Iris
by Manabu Miyoshi

Manabu Miyoshi:
Hana-Shobu Kaisetsu, Japan, Taisho 10 (1921), 8vo (6 x 9 in - 15.5 x 22 cm), folded pages, bound Japanese style with string ties and stiff boards with paste on title label on front board, spine not covered except for 1/2 inch at top at bottom, text in Japanese, 4 black and white collotype plates, 16mo (6 x 9 in - 15.5 x 22 cm), 40pp. A commentary/discussion regarding the Japanese Iris (Hana-Shobu) by the noted Japanese botanist, Manabu Miyoshi (1861-1939). While the text is in Japanese, the Latin names for the flowers are given.

Misc Pages: 

Inside front cover and the following page.

Contents page.

Four Black & White Collotype Plates (all of Iris laevigata Fisch):


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