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Ehon Satomi Hakkenden (1892)

(KYOKUTEI Bakin). Jitsuroku Ehon Satomi Hakkenden (The Legend of the Eight Dogs, The Real Story, Illustrated). Tokyo: Maki Kinnosuke, Meiji 25 (1892).AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — 12mo (17.5 x 11.5 x 1 cm), (20) p. entirely engraved (copper plates), one double gatefold spread, Japanese binding, pictorial softcover. In-plate text, in Japanese (with furigana).

État / Condition — VG (light wear to cover, light browning).

Remarques & avis / Review — The original Nansou Satomi Hakkenden is a long-run novel by KYOKUTEI Bakin (TAKIZAWA Okikuni), published between 1814 and 1842, in 106 volumes. Here is a wonderful, fully engraved and fully illustrated version, complete in one volume, full of samurai katana battles, cat- and fox-monsters, and decapitations!

Divers / Misc. — x

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