Chushingura or the Loyal Retainers of Akao by Takeda Izumo
Very scarce, early edition of Chushingura (The 47 Ronin) in English.
by Takeda Izumo, Miyoshi Shoraku and Namiki Senryu.
Translated by Juichi Inouye
with Numerous Illustrations by Eisen Tomioka.
Tokyo. Hakubunkwan. 1894.
Colour frontispiece, xxvii+81pp+12pp (double-page woodblock prints).
22.8 x 15.3cm.
Wear, chips and creasing to covers. Internally very good. Two pages with neat Japanese writing at the top. General age wear.