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SCENES FROM THE CHIUSHINGURA AND THE STORY OF THE FORTY-SEVEN RONIN.
Tokyo 1892 - Near Fine First Edition in the original string tied thin board colored printed wrappers with silver highlights. Original silk spine present and intact. Complete with 17 collotype photographic plates by Kazumasa Ogawa with intact tissue guards. The plates are numbered I through XVI with the seventeenth unnumbered plate being after page two of text--a sort of frontispiece. Front hinge renewed to style. Text in English. A beautiful production in excellent condition. Folio. 52 pp + 17 photographic plates. This famous Japanese drama depicts scenes from Chiushingura. In 1701 Lord Asano was required to commit harakiri. His 47 samurai then became ronin (masterless samurai). Two years later in an act of revenge they assassinated Lord Yoshinaka, the person responsible for Lord Asano's death. The Shogun then required the 47 ronin to commit harakiri themselves. They were buried with their master. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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