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Illustrated by a Little-Known Pupil of Kyosai

An Unrecorded Aesop's Fables Triptych

通俗伊蘇普物語 第八号部圖 [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 ...

US$5,395.00
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A Japanese Translation of Bringing Up Father

Bringing Up Father: Jiggs and Maggie, First Collection

"親爺教育: ジグスとマギー, 第一輯"

McManus, George [created by].

Tōkyō : Asahi Shinbunsha, [Taishō 13 (1924)].

 

The first Japanese language collection of Bringing Up Father cartoons by American illustrator George McManus. Another collection (believed to be the last collection published in Japanese) was produced the following year. The book includes a pream ...

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A Western-Style Puzzle Book

Ninety New Movable Puzzles

Seiyō Chie Ita Zukai Tsuketaru Zu Tehon = Ninety New Moveable Puzzles

Itabe, Masashichi [translated by].

Ōsaka: [Kanshōdō], Meiji 10 [1877].

 

An illustrated introduction to Western-style movable puzzles for Japanes ...

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A Biography of Columbus

On Christopher Columbus

Koronbisu Denki ["A Biography of Columbus"]

Hirooka, Haruki [Torajirō] [translated by].

[Kumamoto?]: Seiunrō, Meiji 3 [1870].

 

A scarce early-Meiji text on Christopher Columbus, with two woodblock-printed illustrat ...

US$2,545.00
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A Path to Dutch Learning

On the Dutch Language, for Scholars of Medicine

Rangaku Kei ["A Path to Dutch Learning"]

Fujibayashi, Jundō [Fuzan] [text by].

[Japan: publisher unidentified, postscript dated Bunka 7 (1810)].

 

Believed to be a retitled edition of Yakken Hanrei Narabini Fugen (" ...

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A Reflection on Tennyson's Poetry

Thoughts on Tennyson's In Memoriam

"テニソン作 イン・メモリアム梗概"

Kuranaga, Takashi.

Tōkyō: Nihon Kirisutokyō Kōbun Kyōkai, Taishō 7 [1918]. First edition.

 

An analysis and partial translation by the pastor Kuranaga Takashi (1867- 1949) of one of Tennyson’s most highly acclaimed poems. Sections titled “The Poet’s Era”, “The Poet's Agony”, “The Pu ...

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