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The Ogre's Arm - Plain paper edition with full fold-up page

tr. by Mrs. T. H. James

The Ogre's Arm - Plain paper edition with full fold-up page tr. by Mrs. T. H. James

The Ogre's Arm - Plain paper edition with full fold-up page tr. by Mrs. T. H. James

Lovely example of one of the scarcest plain paper fairy tales by Hasegawa, This is the only fairy tale on plain paper with a full fold-out (or fold-up) page and also the only one with a double-page woodblock printed illustration that isn't closed at the edge (see pics). Artwork by Kobayashi Eitaku.

 

Tokyo. Hasegawa Takejiro. 1889.

 

24pp. 18.2 x 12.4cm.

 

In fine condition with virtually no wear.

 

b29110010

The Ogre's Arm - Plain paper edition with full fold-up page

Price: ¥110,000




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