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Hasegawa Japanese Fairy Tales Woodblock Book Tongue-Cut Sparrow SOLD

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The Tongue-cut Sparrow. Japanese Fairy Tales Series No. 2 (20 pp.)
Date: 1885 (Meiji 18). This edition 1911.
Published by T. Hasegawa.
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: Excellent.