1854 Japanese Samurai 47 Ronin Chushingura Illustrated Woodblock Print 10v SET

YAMAZAKI, Yoshinari

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An interesting 19th century Edo woodblock-print of the ‘Akō incident’ is a Chushingura tale written by Yamazaki, Yoshinari illustrated by famous Japanese ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Sadahide. Chūshingura is the name of fictionalized accounts of the historical event concerning the 47 ronin and the mission to avenge the death of their master, Asano Naganori, which has been told in kabuki, bunraku, stage plays, films, novels, and television shows ranking among the most popular of all historical stories in Japan. This story regained popularity with the 2013 film starring Keanu Reeves, ‘47 Ronin.’

 

This rare 1854 edition is written in the typical column handwritten format with furigana usage for easier reading with excellent black and white double page illustrations throughout of scenery, courtesans, samurai in full battle dress, in the midst of battles, assassinations, duels, and much more!

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1854 Japanese Samurai 47 Ronin Chushingura Illustrated Woodblock Print 10v SET

 

An interesting 19th century Edo woodblock-print of the ‘Akō incident’ is a Chushingura tale written by Yamazaki, Yoshinari illustrated by famous Japanese ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Sadahide. Chūshingura is the name of fictionalized accounts of the historical event concerning the 47 ronin and the mission to avenge the death of their master, Asano Naganori, which has been told in kabuki, bunraku, stage plays, films, novels, and television shows ranking among the most popular of all historical stories in Japan. This story regained popularity with the 2013 film starring Keanu Reeves, ‘47 Ronin.’

 

This rare 1854 edition is written in the typical column handwritten format with furigana usage for easier reading with excellent black and white double page illustrations throughout of scenery, courtesans, samurai in full battle dress, in the midst of battles, assassinations, duels, and much more!

 

Item number: #15947

Price: $1500

 

YAMAZAKI, Yoshinari

 

Akaho Yoshihide One Night Talk (Akou Gishi Den Issekiwa) 赤穂義士伝一夕話 (あこうぎしでんいっせきわ)

 

Edo:, Kaei 7 [1854].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 10 volumes
    • Illustrated throughout
  • References: Iwanami, Kokusho So Mokuroku 81447;
  • Language: Japanese
  • Binding: Softcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10in X 7in (25.5cm x 18cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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15947

Category

Literature

Authors

YAMAZAKI, Yoshinari

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

Other

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete