1857 Japanese Samurai Ninja Battle Hokusetsu Utagawa Naruto Color 2v Woodblock

TANEKAZU, Ryukatei

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An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of the classic novel ‘Hokusetsu Bidan Jidai Kagami,’ which was serialized from the Edo period for 30 years with 48 volumes written in Hiragana drawn by Utagawa Kunisada II and intended for a popular audience. ‘Hokusetsu Bidan Jidai Kagami,’ became a major influence for all modern ninja stories in modern day being adapted into theater, movie, video games, and manga, most notable the manga Naruto.

 

This rare 1857 edition is written in a column handwritten format. This edition contains excellent illustrations throughout of different scenes from ‘Hokusetsu’ of samurai, battles, courtesans, ninja, and more!

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1857 Japanese Samurai Ninja Battle Hokusetsu Utagawa Naruto Color 2v Woodblock

 

An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of the classic novel ‘Hokusetsu Bidan Jidai Kagami,’ which was serialized from the Edo period for 30 years with 48 volumes written in Hiragana drawn by Utagawa Kunisada II and intended for a popular audience. ‘Hokusetsu Bidan Jidai Kagami,’ became a major influence for all modern ninja stories in modern day being adapted into theater, movie, video games, and manga, most notable the manga Naruto.

 

This rare 1857 edition is written in a column handwritten format. This edition contains excellent illustrations throughout of different scenes from ‘Hokusetsu’ of samurai, battles, courtesans, ninja, and more!

 

Item number: #16696

Price: $499

 

TANEKAZU, Ryukatei

 

(Uplifting Tale of Northern Snows, Mirror of the Ages) (Hokusetsu bidan Jidai Kagami) 児雷也豪傑譚 (じらいやごけつものがたり)

 

[Edo]: Ansei 4 [1857]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
  • References:
    • Iwanami, Kokusho So Mokuroku 239463
    • Waseda University # J081 0002 002:08
    • Keio University, Japanese Culture Through Rare Books
  • Language: Japanese
  • Binding: Softcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.75in (18cm x 12cm)

 

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16696

Category

Literature

Authors

TANEKAZU, Ryukatei

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

Other

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete