Two booklets with original woodcuts by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1856) - 'Kyubiden' 九尾傳 - Japan - appeared between 1849 and 1865.
Author of the book: Ryûtei Tanehiko II.
Publisher: Hirookaya Kôsuke (Kikujudô).
The covers of the booklets are in colour. The booklets contain a combined 15 black-and-white illustrations along two pages, and 10 black-and-white illustrations on a single page with two pages with text. The illustrations are well drawn and have beautiful compositions. Text is applied around the illustrations, like in a comic book.
Size 7.5 x 11.5 cm.
Good condition, signs of wear, see photos.
Three pages feature printed blue stone colour and were printed in blind press, see photos 3 and 4.
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