Lot 226 of 478:
Japanese children's books with color woodblocks  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Two bound volumes of Japanese crepe paper books, & 5 other illustrated works

Author:

Place:
Japan

Publisher:

Date:
Early 20th century?

Description:

The bound volumes comprise four separately issued stories in each, one is sewn wrappers, the other in cloth; the other stories are in wrappers or this boards. Illustrated with color woodblocks.

First bound volume comprises:

  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 1: Momotaro.
  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 2: The Tongue Cut Sparrow.
  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 3: Battle of the Monkey and the Crab.
  • Japanese Fairy Tales. Second Series. No. 3. The Broken Images.

The front wrapper of the first and the rear wrapper of the last are worn with loss; the double leaves on which it is printed have been cut open.

 

The Second bound volume comprises:

  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 9 The Serpent with Eight Heads.
  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 10. The Matsuyama Mirror.
  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 11. The Hare of Inaba.
  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 12. The Cub's Triumph.

Spine rubbed, head chipped.

 

Also, in slightly larger format and printed on regular paper:

  • Shitakiri Suzume
  • Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No. 8: Urashima.
  • Japanische Marchen: Der Spiegel zu Matsunama
  • Nedzumi no Yome-iri. (disbound, worn, possibly incomplete).
  • Japanese Postage Stamps and Cards, Assorted.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Varying amounts of wear, good or better.


 
Item number:
285228
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