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James Murdoch (Descriptive Text)
Scenes from Chiushingura & Forty Seven Ronin by K Ogawa (1892) Japan. Japanese
Tokyo: K Ogawa, 1892. Scenes From the Chiushingura and the Story of Forty-Seven Ronin by K. Ogawa, Photographer, Tokyo, with Descriptive Text by James Murdoch Ogawa, K (Kazumasa) & Murdoch, JamesPublished by K. Ogawa, Tokyo (1892) Bound in the original illustrated card covers with string binding, some corner creasing and a little surface edge chipping, lacking most of the spine strip, though binding holding. Lower spine bumped, pages toned. 17 black and white collotypes by Ogawa (the first is not numbered - with the remaining 16 numbered) with 52pp of text by Murdoch. Each plate is protected by a titled tissue guard. he book recreates a very famous incident in 1701 in which Asano Naganori (Lord Asano) was required to commit harakiri. His forty-seven samurai bodyguards, then reduced to the status of ronin, or masterless samurai, took revenge two years later by assassinating Lord Kira Yoshinaka, the individual responsible for Naganori's death. The ronin were then required by the Shogun to commit harakiri an. Scenes From the Chiushingura and the Story of Forty-Seven Ronin by K. Ogawa, Photographer, Tokyo, with Descriptive Text by James Murdoch Ogawa, K (Kazumasa) & Murdoch, James Published by K. Ogawa, Tokyo (1892) Bound in the original illustrated card covers with string binding, some corner creasing and a little surface edge chipping, lacking most of the spine strip, though binding holding. Lower spine bumped, pages toned. 17 black and white collotypes by Ogawa (the first is not numbered - with the remaining 16 numbered) with 52pp of text by Murdoch. Each plate is protected … [Click Below for Full Description]
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