Japanese Pictures of Japanese Life.

HASEGAWA Takejiro (1903].)


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Second edition. 9 double-page plates. 8vo measuring 15.5x19,5cm. Printed on crepe-paper (minor wear), but overall in very good condition. Tokyo, Hasegawa, Meiji 26 [i.e.

Nine double-page images show Otsu-e, acrobatics of firemen, a wedding ceremony, a funeral, a Sumo tournament, carpenters building a house, a vegetable seller, a street-vendor, and a lady carrying reeds. The front cover shows the Hasegawa printing shop. Even in the 2nd edition this is amongst the rarest of the Hasegawa crepe-books. F. A. Sharf: Takejiro Hasegawa. p.70

Stock Code: 212614

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