Chiushingura or The Loyal League by Frederick V. Dickins
A Japanese Romance
Translated by Frederick V. Dickins, Sc.B., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-At-Law
with notes and an appendix containing a metrical version of Takasago.
Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood, drawn and executed by Japanese artists, and printed on Japanese paper.
Third Edition, Revised
xi,,228+10 colour woodblock printed pages. 18.7 x 12.8cm.
Z.P. Maruya & Co., Limited. Yokohama, Tokyo & Osaka. 1892.
Scarce edition complete with 10 colour woodblock prints as listed. The prints appear to be different from previous editions. Most prints signed Gekko (Mizoguchi Gekko).
Covers worn with some staining. Spine covering worn but binding firm. Corners bumped. Internally very good.