[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen. HOKUSAI MANGA, Katsushika I-itsu.
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen
[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen

[Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen

1819. Item #88703

(HOKUSAI MANGA) Katsushika I-itsu HOKUSAI MANGA Kyû-hen. Edo: Kadomaruya, Bunsei 2 [1819]. 22.2 x 15.9 cm. String-bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Original covers with replaced, brushed title label. Though Nagoya-based Eirakuya Toshiro editions of the MANGA are quite common, the Edo issues by Kadomaruya are quite unusual. In addition, this is, of course, an early issue of volume nine, a book usually seen in late Edo-era, early Meiji versions. With an 8 page Kadomaruya advertisement bound in at the back. With one small round wormhole piercing many pages, the printing is good, at first glance it seems worn but examination under a lens reveals fine detail soon lost in later printings. A bit of internal and external soiling and rubbing, BUT, such early issues have utterly disappeared from the marketplace and are highly prized.

Price: $750.00

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