1790. Item #86379
[EHON] Kitao SHIGEMASA [attributed to]. ONNA BÔKUN OSHIE GUSA Zen. n.p., n.d. [Edo: Maekawa Rikuzaemon, Kansei 2 (1790)] Original dark blue covers with printed paper title labels. 26.7 X 18.2 cm. A practical guide to woman's etiquette, with furigana included to allow easier reading. Includes an interesting section on the marriage ceremony. Profusely illustrated in an ukiyo-e style in black and white woodcut. Overall good condition in worn covers, fair to good impressions. [Attributions, etc., courtesy of R. Sawers] Not in Ryerson, Brown, Mitchell or Hillier. Not found, at least not under this title, in KSSM. Obviously unusual.