Zakko Hinagata [Templates for Carpenters] -- 2 books
Sendai, Miyagi, Japan: Seibundo, N.d. [ca. 1876]. No stated edition. Japanese stab paper binding. N.p. [each ca. 24p], many line ills., partly printed in red. Outer covers show signs of old insect damage; internally very good. Item #30099
Two carpentry manuals showing details and proportions of traditional Japanese wood construction and carving. Originally printed in two 2-volume sets. Ours are volume 1, number 1, and volume 2, number 2. The photos, in sequence, show both covers; the inside front cover, first page, second page, and sample spread from volume 1; the first page, next to last page, last page, and two sample spreads from volume 2. Price is for the two. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.