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Christmas wishes, printed with a metallic pigment

(Untitled woodblock print)

[Untitled woodblock print]

[Artist unidentified].

Tōkyō: Shibakawado, [ca. Taishō period (1910-20s)?].

 

A woodblock-printed leaf featuring two designs for Christmas and New Years’ greeting cards. The cards may have been produced for Japanese people to send to English-speaking friends, or as souvenirs for foreign tourists to send back to friends in the ...

US$385.00
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A Compilation of Jokes

A Bag of Laughs

"滑稽 笑袋"

Murata, Tamesaburō [text by].

Tōkyō: Hakkōdō, Meiji 27 [1894].

 

A woodblock-printed collection of amusing mistakes and misheard words. The compilation, publication of which was certified by the Home Ministry, is almost entirely in katakana.

 

One leaf, complete. Creases, light foxing, marks, small hole and sticker removal. 24 ...

US$185.00
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A Collection of Fabric Oshi-e

A Collection of Fabric Oshi-e

[Japan: publisher and creator unidentified, ca. early to mid Meiji period (1870-90s)].

 

A collection of fabric representations (oshi-e (押絵)) of characters from ukiyo-e. The title slips and lines of characters' clothes appear to have been cut out from woodblock-prints and laid onto various pasted-down fabrics to bring the characters to life. Some sections of the figur ...

US$4,885.00
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With Several Woodblock-Printed Postcards

A Collection of Postcards and Letters from, and relating to, Edmund Blunden

[Japan, England, ca. 1923-1930]. In manuscript.

 

A collection of two letters and two postcards from Edmund Blunden to English bookseller J.S. Billingham, along with four postcards from Blunden's Japanese students to the same bookseller, and two blank postcards sent to Billingham by Blunden. Blunden was the Professor of English at the University of Tokyo from 1924 to 19 ...

US$845.00
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Naimono-zukushi

A compilation of things that don't exist

Naimono-zukushi ["A Compilation of Things That Aren't"]

[Author/s unidentified].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. late Edo period (1820-50s?)].

 

A "collection of things that aren't"; each line of text ends with nai, a negative form of a verb or an auxiliary verb and adjective indicating the lack or non-existence of something. For example, one lin ...

US$305.00
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Goshinpatsu hitotsutose-bushi (Military departure: a hitotsutose song)

A counting song on a military campaign

Goshinpatsu Hitotsutose-bushi ["Military Departure: A Hitotsutose Song"]

[Author/s unidentified].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. late Meiji period (1890-1910s?)].

 

A hitotsutose counting song in twenty verses on a military campaign, possibly printed around the time of the First Sino-Japanese War or the Russo-Japanese War. Hitotsutose was a type of kazo ...

US$305.00
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An embroidered fabric fragment

A fragment of fabric depicting a bird's-eye view

[Fabric Fragment].

[Designer unidentified].

[Japan: manufacturer unidentified, ca. Meiji period (1868-1912)?].

 

A cutting of fabric embroidered with a bird's-eye image of people dancing on a bridge. The fragmen ...

US$215.00
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A fabric fragment

A fragment of fabric depicting foreign ships

[Fabric fragment]

[Designer unidentified].

[Japan: manufacturer unidentified, ca. Meiji period (1868-1912)?].

 

A cutting of fabric embroidered with clouds, pine trees, waves, and foreign ships. The fragment, which ...

US$165.00
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An Edo period block for printing taidoku medicine advertisements

A large woodblock used for printing medical advertisements

[A large woodblock used for printing medical advertisements]

[Creator unidentified].

Mino-no-kuni [Gifu]: [manufacturer unidentified, ca. late Edo period (18th to mid-19th century)?].

 

A large woodblock used around the late Edo period for printing advertisements for taidoku medicine. Taidoku (literally "inherent poison" (i.e. a disease believed to have been ...

US$580.00
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The record of the death of a Japanese Christian

A manuscript report of the death of the Christian 'Uheiji'

[A manuscript report of the death of Uheiji]

Uno, Niemon, Ōwaki, Giuemon ... [et al.] [addressed to].

[Usuki, Bungo Province (current-day Ōita Prefecture)], Kyōhō 11 [1726]. Manuscript.

 

A document addressed to local officials of the Usuki clan in Bungo Province reporting that Uheiji, the son of Shio (a daughter of "Jirōemon" captured in Kanbun 7 (1667) for ...

US$450.00
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Japanese police and their English teachers, 1906

A Meiji era photograph of Japanese police graduating from an English language class

[A Meiji era photograph of Japanese police graduating from an English language class]

[Photographer unidentified].

[Japan: studio unidentified], 1906.

 

A photograph produced during the Meiji era. The handwritten caption reads (in English) "June 28, 1906. Graduating ceremony of English student [sic] of police". Two foreign women and one foreign man are pictu ...

US$80.00
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A master and servant observe obedience to their duties and a disaster is averted

A moral lesson on loyalty from Ancient Rome

Shujū Gi wo Mamorite Nan wo Manukaru ["A Master and Servant Observe Obedience to Their Duties and a Disaster is Averted"]

Ōju [Mizuno], Toshikata [illustrated by]; [Tominaga], Toshichika [corrected by].

Tōkyō: Tsuji Keiji: Fukyū sha, Meiji 21 [1888]. "Later printing".

To become a world-famous scholar after renouncing alcohol

A moral lesson on the evils of alcohol

Kōfu sake wo tachite issei no kuwauju to naru ["To become a world-famous scholar after renouncing alcohol"]

[Kobayashi], Toshikazu [illustrated by]; [Tominaga], Toshichika [corrected by].

Tōkyō: Tsuji Keiji: Fukyū sha, Meiji 21 [1888]. "Later printing".

&n ...

US$385.00
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From Tōkaidō meisho zue

A postcard featuring Izumiya Ichibei's bookstore

[Kitao, Masayoshi ... (et al.) (illustrated by)].

[Tōkyō]: Sekaidō, [ca. mid-Shōwa period (1930-50s)?].

 

A collection of four postcards introducing famous places in Tokyo, featuring an illustration of a shop selling ezōshi (illustrated books), nishiki-e (ukiyo-e prints), hanging scrolls, and other items in Asakusa's Nakamise shopping street. ...

US$110.00
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Odoke Jitsugokyō: irozato machijū anazukushi, shohen (A witty Jitsugokyō: all sorts of tales from around the pleasure quarters, first part)

A red-light parody of pedagogical maxims

Odoke Jitsugokyō: irozato machijū anazukushi, shohen ["A witty Jitsugokyō: all sorts of tales from around the pleasure quarters, first part"]

[Author unidentified].

[Japan: publisher unidentified], Tenpō 2 [1831].

 

The Jitsugokyō ("Teachings of the words of truth") was a textbook on morality used for learning kanji and kanbun (literary Sinitic) at terakoya ...

US$585.00
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A striking night scene of an American steam locomotive

Amerika-koku Jokisha Orai

亜墨利加國蒸氣車往来 [Amerika-koku Jōkisha Ōrai, “The Transit of an American Steam Locomotive”]

Issen [Utagawa], Yoshikazu [illustrated by].

[Tōkyō: Maruya Jinpachi, Bunkyū Gannen (1861)].

 

This eye-catching triptych of an American "steam train" is believed to be based on an image of the Japanese embassy arriving in 1860 in Washington, D.C., f ...

US$3,685.00
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An aizuri triptych of Washington, D.C., in stunning blue tones

Amerikashūnai Washinton no kei: dōban no shasei

"亞墨利加洲内華盛頓府之景 銅板之寫生"

Issen [Utagawa], Yoshikazu [illustrated by].

[Tōkyō]: Maruya Jinpachi, [ca. Bunkyū Gannen (1861)].

 

A decidedly European depiction of Washington, purportedly based on an (asyet unidentified) copperplate engraving. A scarce aizuri-e of a foreign scene by Utagawa Yoshikazu (active ca. 1850–70), a pupil of Kuniyoshi (1 ...

US$3,895.00
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Over 400 match labels from the early Shōwa period

An album of match labels

[An album of match labels]

Oda, Shūichi ... [et al] [commissioned by].

[Japan: privately published, ca. Shōwa 2-10 (1927-35)].

 

An album of tipped-in match labels produced in the 1920s and '30s when Japan's match label-collecting fad was at its peak. Most of the labels are woodblock-printed and have been produced in themed sets showcasing foreign t ...

US$1,360.00
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The Hansei Zasshi: A Monthly Magazine, Vol. XIII., No. 1.

An English Magazine: Reflections

The Hansei Zasshi: A Monthly Magazine, Vol. XIII., No. 1.

[Tsukioka], Kōgyo [illustrated by]; Inouye, Tetsusiro, Takakusu, J., Wadagaki, K., Fukuchi, M. [with contributions by].

Tokyo: The Hansei Zasshi Office, Meiji 30 [1898].

 

An issue of the Hansei Zasshi, "a monthly magazine in English, edited by Japanese". The editors pledge in their foreword to "repre ...

US$185.00
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From the Shōwa period

An obi featuring ornate book wrappers

[Untitled obi]

[(Japan?): maker unidentified, ca. Shōwa period (20th century)].

 

A Shōwa period obi featuring multiple gold and silver book wrappers with elaborate patterns.

 

One obi. Light blue-grey underside. Approximately 434 x 31 cm.

...

US$490.00
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By an unidentified illustrator

An unidentified woodblock-printed book of moji-e

[An unidentified woodblock-printed book of moji-e]

[Illustrator unidentified].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. mid Edo period (1680-1780s)?].

 

An unidentified woodblock-printed book of seventeen moji-e ("character-pictures") featuring animals. The hiragana characters hidden in each illustration also appear next to each figure, providing the name of the ...

US$2,800.00
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Illustrated by a little-known pupil of Kyosai

An unrecorded Aesop's Fables triptych

Tsūzoku Isoppu Monogatari, dai hachi-gō-bu-zu [“Aesop's Fables: illustration of number eight”]

Yamamoto, Ryūdō [illustrated by].

Kanda, [Tōkyō]: Takekawa Seikichi, Meiji 10 [1877].

 

An unrecorded triptych by Yamamoto Ryūdō (1845-1913), a pupil of Kawanabe Kyōsai (1831-1889), of a story from Aesop's Fables. The triptych was produ ...

US$5,395.00
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Colour woodblock-printed illustrations by acclaimed painters

An untitled album of woodblock-printed illustrations

[An untitled album of woodblock-printed illustrations]

Taki, Katei, [Fukushima], Chikaharu, [Fukushima], Ryūho, [Shibata], Zeshin, [Satake], Eiko, [Tōdō], Ryōun, Rinsei, Zuika [illustrated by].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. early Meiji period (1860-70s?)].

 

An untitled album of ten colour woodblockprinted illustrations of plants, flowers, animals, p ...

US$530.00
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A collection of hand-cut stencils for dyeing textiles

An untitled collection of twenty-three kamon and katagami stencils

[An untitled collection of twenty-three kamon and katagami stencils]

[Creator/s unidentified]. 

[Japan: creator unidentified, ca. late Edo to late Meiji period (1850-1900s)?].

 

A collection of beautiful hand-cut stencils for textile dyeing. Most of the stencils feature kamon (circular family crests) and would have been used on the back panel of coats. ...

US$650.00
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A pictorial calendar for 1910, by nihonga and Neo-Rinpa artists

An untitled egoyomi tanzaku album

[An untitled egoyomi tanzaku album]

Shimomura, Kanzan, Takeuchi, Seihō, Taniguchi, Kōkyō ... [et al.] [illustrated by].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. Meiji 42 (1909)].

 

A daishō egoyomi (pictorial calendar) for 1910, featuring twelve poetry-slip (tanzaku) sized leaves, one for each month of the year, illustrated by the artists Shimomura Kanzan (1 ...

US$930.00
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A folding object with eleven secret compartments

An untitled folding object

[An untitled folding object]

[Creator unidentified].

[Japan, ca. Meiji period (1870-1910s?)].

 

An unusual folding object with eight small opening pockets or compartments, two slightly larger pockets, and one large pocket. An intriguing origami-adjacent object made for play or perhaps for storing small items.

 

One folding object, c ...

US$290.00
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A collage of illustrations by and of famous figures

An untitled kuchi-e print

[Untitled kuchi-e print]

Sensai [Kobayashi], Eikō [illustrated by].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. late Meiji period (1890-1910s)?].

 

A 'collage' kuchi-e (frontispiece) by Sensai Eikō (1868-1933), feat ...

US$185.00
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Six hand-painted fan designs produced by Toshio Inouye of Kyoto

An untitled set of fan designs

[An untitled set of fan designs] 

Inouye, Toshio [produced by].

Kyōto: Toshio Inouye, [ca. late Meiji to early Shōwa period (1900-20s)?].

 

A set of six hand-painted drafts for fan designs produced by "Toshio Inouye" of Kyoto (probably a fan shop or design studio). Four of the designs have been painted on fabric that is mounted on paper. The o ...

US$450.00
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Unusual scenes from Japan

An untitled set of Japanese photographs

[An untitled set of Japanese photographs]

[Photographer/s unidentified]. 

[Japan: publisher/studio unidentified, ca. Taishō to early Shōwa period (1910-30s?)].

 

A complete set of souvenir photographs of Japan. The set is more adventurous than typical landscape-centric sets, focusing on the occupations and amusements of the common people. Highlights inc ...

US$450.00
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An unrecorded sugoroku featuring various animals

An untitled sugoroku game by Kokunimasa

[A Sugoroku Game Featuring Various Animals]

Kokunimasa [illustrated by].

Tōkyō: Fukuda Kumajirō, Meiji 27 [1894].

 

A paper sugoroku game illustrated with various animals, by Kokunimasa. Kokunimasa was almost certainly Utagawa Kunimasa V (years of birth and death undetermined), who used the name Baidō Kokunimasa between 1889 and 1896. Many animals foreig ...

US$945.00
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A large surimono illustrated by Sadanobu

An untitled surimono featuring poems by kabuki actors

[An untitled surimono featuring poems by kabuki actors]

[Hasegawa], Sadanobu [II] [illustrated by]; Fukusuke, Tokizō, Danjurō ... [et al.] [poems by].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, ca. early Meiji period (1870-80s?)].

 

A surimono (woodblock-printed leaf) featuring twentytwo poems, seemingly all by kabuki actors, and an illustration of a flaming jewel by ...

US$480.00
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A hand-painted fan attributed to Kobayashi Kiyochika

An untitled work based on the Kachikachi-yama folktale

[An untitled work based on the Kachikachi-yama folktale]

Kobayashi, Kiyochika [signature and seal of].

[Japan, ca. mid-Meiji period (1870-1900s?)]. In manuscript.

 

A playful hand-painted fan paper with a signature and seal attributed to the ukiyo-e artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915). The design is based on the folktale Kachikachi-yama and shows a tanuki ...

US$1,860.00
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Four Colourful Asahi Caramel Posters

Asahi Caramel

[Japan]: Asahi Caramel, [ca. early Shōwa period (1930-50s)].

 

A set of four posters advertising Asahi Caramels.

 

Four leaves. Creases, light wear, small marks. Lacking string attachments. Each leaf measures approx. 39 x 13 cm.

...

US$105.00
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Rain at Kaminarimon

Asakusa Kinryuzan Kaminarimon (Kaminarimon at Kinryūsan Temple, Asakusa)

Asakusa Kinryuzan Kaminarimon [Kaminarimon at Kinryūsan Temple, Asakusa]

[Hasegawa], Konobu [illustrated by].

Ōsaka: Tanaka Yasu [Yasujirō], [ca. Meiji 10 (1878)]. 

 

Determined temple-goers hold their umbrellas aloft as they fight their way through the crowded Kaminarimon in Asakusa on a rainy night. Senshafuda (votive slips) have been paste ...

US$460.00
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A set of colourful synopses for kyōgen plays

Ataru Taishō roku-nen shichi-gatsu kyōgen sujigaki (Sellout July 1917 Kyōgen: play scenario) (with) Taishō roku-nen ku-gatsu kyōgen sujigaki (September 1917 Kyōgen: play scenario)

Ataru Taishō Roku-nen Shichi-gatsu Kyōgen Sujigaki ["Sellout July 1917 Kyōgen: Play Scenario"] [with] Taishō Roku-nen Ku-gatsu Kyōgen Sujigaki ["September 1917 Kyōgen: Play Scenario"]

Kawatake, Mokuami [text by].

Kyōbashi, [Tōkyō]: Kamijō Minoji, Taishō 6 [1917].

 

Two sujigaki scenario-books for kyōgen kabuki performances staged in 1917 by the Ichimura-za t ...

US$205.00
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Three Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi on the story of a quack doctor

Baka no Daimyōyaku (The Idiot's Great Wonder Drug)

Baka no Daimyōyaku ["The Idiot's Great Wonder Drug"]

Hattori [Mantei], Ōga [text by]; Seisei [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [illustrated by]. 

[Tōkyō]: Shōsetsusha Shorin, Yamazaki Seishichi ... [et al.], [Meiji 7 (1874)] - Meiji 12 [1879].

 

A complete set of three Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi on the story of a quack doctor who invents a wonder drug that makes idiots s ...

US$2,500.00
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One hundred patterns by Hasegawa Keika

Bikō zukan (A mirror of beautiful crafts)

Bikō zukan ["A mirror of beautiful crafts"]

Hasegawa, Keika [illustrated by]. 

Ōsaka: Aoki Tsunesaburō (Aoki Sūzandō), Meiji 27 [1894].

 

A complete two-volume set of colour woodblock-printed patterns designed by the painter Hasegawa Keika (act. 1892-1905). The one hundred patterns included would presumably have been designed for textiles and hand-craf ...

US$650.00
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A Japanese magazine for bibliophiles

Bookman

Bukkuman = Bookman

Tosho Kenkyūkai [produced by].

Tōkyō: Tosho Kenkyūkai, Shōwa 3 [1928].

 

The November 1928 issue (volume 2, issue 11) of Bookman, a monthly magazine for book lovers advertised as the "Ministry of Home Affairs monthly report on the delivery of books". Aside from numerous essays on books and authors, this issue features an illustration see ...

US$50.00
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Two Advertisement-Calendars

Calendars for 1901

Ōsaka: Kōtō Saburō, Hisayama Yūkichi, Meiji 33 [1900].

 

Two woodblock-printed calendars for 1901, published in 1900 by two Osaka printers as advertisements for a rice store and a tuna store.

 

Two leaves. Chips to extremities, creases, and occasional small marks. 53 x 37.9 cm (left) and 53.5 x 35.4 cm (right).

...

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Examples of exemplary designs, for school use

Carton

Yūshū sakuhinshū ["Collection of outstanding works"] = Carton

Hashimoto, Chūgo [photography and printing by].

[Ishikawa]: Ishikawa Kenritsu Kōgyō Gakkō, [preface dated 1926].

 

A set of 156 photographic plates of textile, furniture, and ceramic designs from across the world. According to the preface, the headmaster of the industrial school that produc ...

US$380.00
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Three Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi on Westernisation

Chie no Hakari (The Scales of Wisdom)

Chie no Hakari ["The Scales of Wisdom"]

Mantei, Ōga [text by]; Seisei [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [illustrated by]. 

Tōkyō: Kobayashi [Tsuruya] Kiemon ... [et al.], Meiji 7 [1874].

 

A set of three Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi issues, complete, on the perceived superiority of (Western) academic knowledge and the true superiority of the wisdom earned in labour-based work. ...

US$2,500.00
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Issues 1-8 of a scarce Ōsaka-based periodical

Chinbun Kanbun (Curious Pieces of Nonsense News)

Chinbun Kanbun ["Curious Pieces of Nonsense News"]

[Suzuki, Rainosuke (illustrated by)?].

Ōsaka: Wataya Kihē, Meiji 10 [1877]. 

 

Issues 1-8 of this scarce Ōsaka-based periodical, bound and sold by the publisher in one volume. The bizarre cover illustration features electric cables (to which eyes and many ears are attached), a tanuki riding a stag, a fo ...

US$2,150.00
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Featuring a woodblock-printed upper wrapper by Kyōsai

Chinshō Shinshi (New Magazine of Rare Laughs)

Chinshō Shinshi ["New Magazine of Rare Laughs"]

Noda, Chiaki [Takashimaya, Tōu] [edited by]; [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [illustrated by].

Tōkyō: Kaichinsha, Meiji 11 [1878]. 

 

Issue two of the comical magazine Chinshō Shinshi, featuring a woodblock-printed upper wrapper in a toba-e style by Kyōsai. The illustration depicts the "Three Laughing Men at Tiger Broo ...

US$350.00
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On the Dragon King and his insect subjects, illustrated by Kyōsai

Chūrui Daigiron (The Insects' Great Debate)

Chūrui Daigiron ["The Insects' Great Debate"]

Hattori [Mantei], Ōga [text by]; Seisei [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [illustrations by]. 

[Tōkyō]: Shōsetsusha Shorin, Yamazakiya Seishichi ... [et al.], Meiji 7 [1874]. 

 

In this Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi, the Dragon King issues a wooden placard ordering the insects of his domain to rank their own value, stating t ...

US$1,750.00
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An illustrated program for the French Circus Soulie

Cirque Soulie (Circus Soulie)

Cirque Soulie = Surie ["Circus Soulie"]

Chōkōrō [Utagawa], Yoshiharu [illustrated by]. 

Bakurochō, [Tōkyō]: Yamaguchiya Tōbē, Meiji 5 [1872]. 

 

An ehon banzuke (illustrated program or playbill) for the misemono (exhibition/carnival/event/show) by the French equestrian circus Cirque Soulie. The circus, which performed at nine locations in Japan bet ...

US$2,150.00
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Over 100 hand-painted fabric designs

Collection of hand-painted patterns

[Collection of hand-painted patterns]

[Illustrator/s unidentified].

[Japan, ca. early Shōwa period (1930s)?].

 

A collection of 114 pattern designs for fabrics, hand-painted on paper and produced around the 1930s. Some of the patterns (possibly designed for yūzen dyeing) are bound together with paper ties, others are loose. Several (if not all) of the patte ...

US$1,730.00
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A Collection of Humorous Poems

Comical Great Poets Compared: Large New Edition of Elegant Words

"大しんぱん 大笑歌仙合 やさことば"

[Creator unidentified].

Gion, [Kyōto]: Yamasa, [ca. Edo period (early 19th century)].

 

A woodblock-printed collection of risqué poems, mostly about courtesans, published in the entertainment district of Kyōto in the early 19th century. The publisher, Yamasa, also produced kappazuri prints designed by Urakusai Nagahide in ...

US$685.00
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Twenty Counting Poems about Benten Kozō

Counting Songs of Benten Kozō

"弁天小僧かぞへうた"

[Kimata, Asakichi? (text by); Kawatake, Mokuami (original play written by)].

Okazaki, [Aichi]: Kimata Asakichi, Meiji 29 [1896].

 

A collection of twenty kazoeuta (counting songs or poems), each with three lines, based on the tale of the young thief Benten Kozō Kikunosuke from the kabuki play Aotozōshi Hana no Nishikie ("The Glorious Pictur ...

US$485.00
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One of the scarcest Kyōsai-Ōga creations

Danjo Shussan Takara no Yamairi (Male and Female Birth: Entering the Treasure Trove)

Danjo Shussan Takara no Yamairi ["Male and Female Birth: Entering the Treasure Trove"]

Mantei, Ōga [text by]; Ōju Seisei [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [illustrated by]. 

[Tōkyō]: Kodama Yakichi, Meiji 14 [1881]. 

 

Possibly one of the scarcest Kyōsai-Ōga creations, this allegorical map was doubtlessly inspired by the creators' collaboration on a single-sh ...

US$2,500.00
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Ōji Seishi-Gaisha Ryakuzu

Diagram of a Papermaking Factory

Ōji Seishi-Gaisha Ryakuzu ["Diagram of the Ōji Paper Company"]

Ōsai [Utagawa], Fusatane [Murai, Shizuma] [illustrated by]. 

Asakusa, [Tōkyō]: Tsunashima Kamekichi, Meiji 10 [1877].

 

A copperplate-printed diagram of the different stages of papermaking at the Ōji Paper Company. The illustration depicts the paper mill the company built in 1875 i ...

US$450.00
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