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Hasegawa Japanese Fairy Tales Woodblock Book Battle Monkey & Crab SOLD


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Battle of the Monkey and the Crab. Japanese Fairy Tales Series No. 3 (16 pp.)
Date: 1885 (Meiji 18). This edition 1929.
Published by T. Hasegawa, Tokyo/Nishinomiya Yosaku.
Size: 6.0 x 4.0 inches.
Illustrator: Kobayashi (Sensai) Eitaku
Translator: David Thompson
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on crepe paper bound with ties and glue. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era.
Medium: Woodblock prints.
Condition: Very good.
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