Classical Tales of Old Japan by Takenobu Yoshitaro
Classical Tales of Old Japan
by Y[oshitaro] Takenobu Lit. editor
The "Japan Times".
Tokyo. The "Japan Times" Office. 1898.
80pp (including 12 full page illustrations). Also 1 folding colour woodblock print.
19.5 x 13cm.
Scarce and obscure work containing the following tales:
The Painter Matabei and His Zeal
The Gate of Ataka (Scene Laid about 700 Years Ago)
Ordeal by "Koto"
The Japanese "Romeo and Juliet"
The "Pot-Trees" (Hachinoki)
A Private School: Loyalty in Olden Days
The White Banner of the Genji; The "Arm-Bearing" Village
The Novice's Trial
How the Brothers Soga Avenged the Death of their Father
The Sprite of the Willow-Tree
The "Kirihitoha" or Deah of Katagiri
In very good original condition. Front cover had stright crease running down the left side. Some wear to covers. Internally very good.