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Lot nr:191
Book nr:33250
Author:[JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES]
Title:Japanese Fairy Tale series
Town:Tokyo
Publisher:Hasegawa Takejiro
Year:1885-89
Description:17 volumes. Fairy tales translated into English by David Thomson e.a. With color illustrations by contemporary Japanese artists. Traditional Japanese binding, silk stab ties.
1. Little Peachling / Momotaro (second edition)
2. Tongue-Cut Sparrow / Shita-kiri suzume
3. Battle of the Monkey & the Crab / Saru kani kassen (second edition)
4. The Old Man Who Made the Dead Trees Blossom / Hanasaki Jiji
5. Kachi-Kachi Mountain
6. The Mouse's Wedding / Nezumi no Yomeiri
7. The Old Man and the Devils/ Kobutori
8. The Fisher-Boy Urashima
9. The Serpent With Eight Heads (told in English by B.H. Chamberlain)
10. The Matsuyama Mirror (told to children by Mrs. T.H. James)
11. The Hare of Inaba (told to children by Mrs. T.H. James)
12. The Cub's Triumph (told to children by Mrs. T.H. James) including a pop-up wall of a house hiding the hero of the story
13. The Silly Jelly-Fish
14. The Princes Fire-Flash and Fire-Fade
15. My Lord Bag-O'Rice
16. The Wooden Bowl
17. Schippeitaro (with old owner's inscription on cover)
Note:Ref. R. Franci. Takejiro Hasegawa and the Japanese Fairy Tales of the Stibbert Museum (2008)
Price:€500 - €800
Sellingprice:€950
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