1886 1ed Japanese Fairy Tales Urashima the Fisher Boy Color Illustrated Tokyo

CHAMBERLAIN, Basil H.

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A rare, hand-made book on silk-stitched, creped wraps of famous Japanese fairy tales! This traditional tale, ‘Urashima the Fisher Boy, is an illustrated woodblock book telling the tale a young Japanese fisherman who catches a tortoise. After deciding he did not want to deprive the tortoise of life, he let it go. Moments later, a beautiful woman, daughter of the Sea-God, appears to him claiming she was the tortoise!

 

This volume is numbered no. 8 in a series of ‘Antique Japanese Fairy Tales’.

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1886 1ed Japanese Fairy Tales Urashima the Fisher Boy Color Illustrated Tokyo

 

A rare, hand-made book on silk-stitched, creped wraps of famous Japanese fairy tales! This traditional tale, ‘Urashima the Fisher Boy, is an illustrated woodblock book telling the tale a young Japanese fisherman who catches a tortoise. After deciding he did not want to deprive the tortoise of life, he let it go. Moments later, a beautiful woman, daughter of the Sea-God, appears to him claiming she was the tortoise!

 

This volume is numbered no. 8 in a series of ‘Antique Japanese Fairy Tales’.

Item number: #6979

Price: $499

CHAMBERLAIN, Basil H.

Antique Japanese Fairy Tale Series #8, Urashima the Fisher Boy

Tokyo : T. Hasegawa, 1886. First edition. [Meiji 19]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Softcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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6979

Categories

Literature

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

CHAMBERLAIN, Basil H.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete