Yubin Hochi Shimbun - Yoshitoshi 3 issues including ghosts
[Japan] Three individual woodblock printed issues of The Yubin Hochi Shimbun, a newspaper founded in 1872. In 1875, Yoshitoshi was hired to illustrate the newspaper and his illustrations cover politics, crime, ghost stories and so on. The three issues here are No. 508, 'The child of Horisaka Sahei tied to a rice bale', No. 589a, 'Guden Toku revives after his funeral and terrifies a group of gamblers' and No. 614a, 'Kodembo no Shoshichi, an Osaka thief, tormented by ghosts'.
Tokyo. Kinshodo. 1875.
Each approx. 36.1 x 24.2cm.
In good condition. Each with some age wear and a little grubby. Some tiny chips at edges and some very small holes. Each is unbacked as issued. u34081254