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Album of works by calligraphers and artists
Skilful sketches by little-known artists, ca. late Meiji to Taishō period (1900-20s)?
US$480.00
▶ Paintings & Scrolls
Atagoyama no Zu (View from Mt. Atago)
By Kobayashi Kiyochika, Meiji 11 (1878).
US$980.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Tsūzoku Isoppu Monogatari (Aesop's Popular Fables)
Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Kawanabe Kyōsai, Meiji 5-6 (1872-1873).
US$2,050.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Dokuhin Benran (Guide to Poisonous Things) = Poisonous Plants: I. Collection
An illustrated guide to poisonous Japanese plants, Meiji 11 (1878).
US$680.00
▶ Classic Illustrated Books
Hashimotoya Shiraito no Hanashi (The Story of Shiraito of Hashimoto-ya)
A diptych by Yoshitoshi, Meiji 19 (1886).
US$680.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Shinsen Jinbutsu: Orikata Tehon Chūshingura, Jūichi-dan (New Selection of Figures: Models of Paper Folding for the Eleven Acts of the Chūshingura); Chūshingura Orikata Denjū-gaki (Instructions on How to Fold the Chūshingura)
Origami instructions for folding kabuki Chūshingura characters, ca. Meiji period (1870-1890s)?
US$1,480.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Ōiri (Full House)
"Lucky" woodblock-printed match cards, ca. Taishō to early Shōwa period (1910-30s)?
US$75.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Eiwa Tsūshin (English-Japanese Transmissions)
A miniature book for English learners, Meiji 20 (1888).
US$280.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Fuku Wakashi: Takara no Iribune (New Year's Luck at Boiling Point: Arrival of the Treasure Ship)
Amusements for parties: a zashiki-gei sugoroku, Meiji 17 (1884).
US$480.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
The Great War of 1870 between France and Germany
On the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, Meiji 4 (1871).
US$480.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Noshi Shinpon (New Book of Noshi)
Over 250 woodblock-printed noshi decorations for gifts, ca. early Meiji period (1870-90s).
US$1,680.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Nigatsu Yōka Kinshō no Hito Uke ni Iri (February 8th, Luck to Those Born Under the Metal Element)
An auspicious uke-e print by Kyōsai, ca. Meiji period (1875-1890)?
US$650.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Danjo Dōkenron (On Equal Rights for Men and Women)
One of the earliest books promoting women's rights published in Japan - Mill's 'Subjection of Women', Meiji 11 (1878).
US$3,580.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Firefighting gear from Setagaya, Tokyo
Six pieces of firefighting gear, hand embroidered, ca. Meiji to early Shōwa period (1880-1920s)?
US$1,850.00
▶ Others
Deku no Bō (Blockhead)
From Kiyochika's series on the Sino-Japanese War, Meiji 27 (1894).
US$130.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Ryū Eifuku no Hitoshinan (Liu Yongfu Deep in Thought)
From Kiyochika's series on the Sino-Japanese War, Meiji 28 (1895).
US$130.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Tegarabanashi (Bragging)
From Kiyochika's series on the Sino-Japanese War, Meiji 28 (1895).
US$130.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Otoshidama (New Year's Gift)
An advertisement for a newspaper, magazine, and shipping company, featuring a calendar for 1894, Meiji 26 (1893).
US$130.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Tennen Hyakkaku (Tennen's Hundred Cranes)
Cranes, by Kaigai Tennen, Meiji 34 (1901).
US$480.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Kokkei Usaharashi (Humorous Distractions)
A magazine of short stories and poems, Meiji 15 [1882].
US$150.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Kishō Shinbun (Journal of Collected Laughter)
Three scarce issues produced by Kinga and Yoshitoshi, [Meiji 8 (1875)].
US$2,150.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Chinbun Kanbun (Curious Pieces of Nonsense News)
Issues 1-8 of a scarce Ōsaka-based periodical, Meiji 10 [1877].
US$2,150.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Untitled hikifuda (advertisement)
An unused advertisement print designed by Kyōsai, [ca. early Meiji period (1870-80s)?].
US$400.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Hamaogishū (Collection of Seashore Reeds)
A short selection of poems, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 18 [1885].
US$350.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Minken Hizakurige (A Journey Through Civil Rights)
One of the most overtly political works Kyōsai illustrated, Meiji 15 [1882].
US$1,650.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Kaika Shindai Toppyō Shiwa (Outrageous Poems and Stories: New Titles for a Civilised Age)
Humorous poems illustrated with comical and risqué scenes by Kyōsai, Meiji 13 [1880].
US$1,650.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Chinshō Shinshi (New Magazine of Rare Laughs)
Featuring a woodblock-printed upper wrapper by Kyōsai, Meiji 11 [1878].
US$350.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Ukiyo Karakuri Seiyō Megane (The Machinations of the Floating World Through Western Lenses)
A little-known collaboration between Robun, Kyōsai, and Oka Jōki, [preface dated Meiji 6 (1873)].
US$2,150.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Taiyō Shinwa: Tako no Nyūdō Uo Sekkyō (The Bald Octopus's Sermon to the Fish: A New Story from the Ocean)
An apologue by Robun and Kyōsai, [preface dated Meiji 5 (1872)].
US$2,150.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Danjo Shussan Takara no Yamairi (Male and Female Birth: Entering the Treasure Trove)
One of the scarcest Kyōsai-Ōga creations, Meiji 14 [1881].
US$2,500.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Zushū Shuzenji Onsen Meisho Kaisei-zu (Revised Map of Famous Places in Shuzenji Onsen, Zushū)
A map of famous places in Shuzenji Onsen, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 14 [1881].
US$450.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Shuzenji Onsen Meishoki (Famous Places in Shuzenji Onsen)
A guidebook to Shuzenji Onsen, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 13 [1880].
US$250.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Katsuron Gakumon Suzume (A Vigorous Debate by the Sparrows of Learning)
Ōga's response to Fukuzawa Yukichi's Gakumon no Susume, Meiji 8 [1875].
US$2,500.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Seijin Kimotsubushi: Kengu Shinbun (The Thunderstruck Sage: The New Culture of the Wise and the Foolish)
A Kyōsai-Ōga work on the superiority of practical knowledge, [preface dated Meiji 5 (1872)].
US$2,350.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Hōnen Gokoku Matsuri: Rikai Shinbun (A Five-Grain Festival for the Abundant Harvest: Understandings of the New Culture)
One of the earliest Kyōsai-Ōga novels, on the importance of agriculture, Meiji 5 [1872] - [Meiji 6 (1873)].
US$2,350.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Dōjo Hayagakumon (Fast Learning for Young Girls)
On gender equality, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 8 [1875].
US$1,750.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Baka no Daimyōyaku (The Idiot's Great Wonder Drug)
Three Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi on the story of a quack doctor, [Meiji 7 (1874)] - Meiji 12 [1879].
US$2,500.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Shōbatsu Tenkarafuru (Reward and Punishment: Fall from Heaven); Bikkuri Chōmenbako (The Surprise Box of Punishment)
Two Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi bound in one, Meiji 8 [1875].
US$1,750.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Magobē Kakkeiron (Magobē the Manager); Kyōjin Bikkuribako (The Prideful Person's Box of Inevitable Fear)
Two Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi bound in one, Meiji 7-8 [1874-1875].
US$1,750.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Kanegura Sandaiki (Three Generations of Treasuries)
A Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi on a family's economic struggles, Meiji 7 [1874].
US$2,150.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Chie no Hakari (The Scales of Wisdom)
Three Kyōsai-Ōga zasshi on Westernisation, Meiji 7 [1874].
US$2,500.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Kyōjin Bikkuribako (The Prideful Person's Box of Inevitable Fear)
On the pitfalls of a life of luxury, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 7 [1874].
US$1,750.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Tanemaki Gonbē no Atotsugi: Tarobē Mizukakeron (Tarobē the Waterer, Successor of Gonbē the Sower)
A three-issue parody of a family history, by Ōga and Kyōsai, Meiji 7 [1874].
US$1,750.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Chūrui Daigiron (The Insects' Great Debate)
On the Dragon King and his insect subjects, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 7 [1874].
US$1,750.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Seirō Hankatsū (Poseur of the Bordellos)
A satire set in Yoshiwara, illustrated by Kyōsai, Meiji 7 [1874].
US$2,500.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Kyōka Zuan (Designs from the Capital)
Spectacular designs by Hasegawa Keika and Furuya Kōrin, Meiji 31-38 (1898-1905).
US$3,160.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Shukenron: Eikoku gakushi Hobbusu-cho (Theory of Sovereignty: by the English Scholar Hobbes)
The first Japanese translation of Hobbes's Leviathan, Meiji 16 (1883).
US$3,680.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Mongata Kiriyō-den (Stencils for Crest-Cutting)
Stencils for crest-cutting - a popular pastime, ca. mid-Meiji period [1870-90s]?
US$240.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Tsukurimono Shukō no Tane (Ideas for Fabricated Things)
Creatures constructed from everyday tools, ca. Meiji period (1880-90s)?
US$680.00
▶ Classic Illustrated Books
Kisō Tenrai (Inspired and Bizarre Ideas)
Bizarre ideas by Miyatake Gaikotsu, Meiji 43 [1910].
US$580.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books

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Edo Period [1603-1853] Bakumatsu Period [1853-1868] Meiji Period [1868-1912] Taishō Period [1912-1926] Shōwa Period [1926-1989]

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