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Japanese Fairy Tales, Four Bound Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Japanese Fairy Tales, Four Bound Volumes. Tokyo: Kobunsha and Hasegawa, [19th c.]
Including the following twenty titles, bound in four uniform volumes, with Japanese-style bindings of printed textile over boards, rebacked in blue cloth; translated by Mrs. T.H. James, all printed on crepe paper, illustrated in full color throughout: The Silly Jelly-fish; Lord Bag O'Rice; The Hare of Inaba; The Battle of the Monkey and the Crab; The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade; The Old Man & the Devils; The Mouse's Wedding; The Serpent with Eight Heads; The Matsuyama Mirror; The Ogre's Arm; The Fisher-boy Urashima; Hanasaki Jiji; The Cub's Triumph; Tongue Cut Sparrow; The Wooden Bowl; The Enchanted Waterfall; Kachi-Kachi Mountain; Momotaro; The Ogres of Oyeyama; and Schippeitaro; 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (4)
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Tokyo, T.H. James, Urashima, Flash, Enchanted Waterfall, Kachi-Kachi Mountain, Bag O'Rice

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