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Insen, Suishi [preface by]; Utagawa, Toyoharu II [illustrated by].
Azuma Genji, or Erotic Stories from “The Tale of Genji”
[Edo (Tōkyō)?: publisher not identified, preface dated 1837, but probably printed ca. Bakumatsu to early Meiji period (1860-80s)]. Ten erotic stories from the 54 chapters of The Tale of Genji are arranged in thirteen modern-style colour woodblock-printed frontispieces in this work by Utagawa Toyoharu II. Original wrappers, with a few minor scrapes. Minor stains to text, otherwise near fine. 3 v., complete. 14, 10, 10 leaves. 23.5 x 16.7 cm. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB) [Tokyo, Japan]
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