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Classical Tales of Old Japan

by Takenobu Yoshitaro

Classical Tales of Old Japan by Takenobu Yoshitaro

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

Hikohichi Omori

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.

 

b30060016

 

Classical Tales of Old Japan

Price: ¥37,800




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