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HIZAKURIGE: SHANKS' MARE, OR ON FOOT ON THE TOKAIDO HIGHWAY:Being a Translation
- [Kobe 1929, Chronicle Press]. Red cloth, spine paper label, 411 p., 16 parts in one vol., 9 color wood cuts 25 x 16 cm., 41 b.w. illustrations, book size: 18 x 25.5 cm., translated by T. Satchell. LIMITED EDITON OF 500 NUMBERED COPIES . A GREAT CLASSIC OF JAPANESE NON-FICTION . . TRAVEL ON THE TOKAIDO HIGHWAY *** THE EDITIONS: . THE KOBE 1929 EDITION: . This early edition includes 9 Chuban color woodcuts after Hiroshige I of the Tokaido serie, size ca. 25 x 17.5 cm. Notes, illustrated in full color reproductions of a rare version of the famous series of woodblock prints by Hiroshige I, The 53 Stages of the Tokaido. A robustly, salty, endless joy. Covering the travels along the great Tokaido Highway from Edo [old Tokyo to Kyoto originally done in 1802. Great reading! Nicely done. . * THE TUTTLE REPRINT EDITION DETAILS: . The Tuttle reprint edition has full title: SHANKS' MARE Being a translation of the Tokaido volumes of Hizakurige, Japan's great comic novel of travel & ribaldry by Ikku Jippensha [1765-1831]. Illustrated with full-color reproductions of a rare version of the famed series of woodblock prints "The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido" by Ando Hiroshige I [1797-1858] & faithfully rendered into English by Thomas Satchell. ***
      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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