Type : woodblock print book (small size and thin book)(2 books in total)
Topic :"Kusazoshi" by Oga Mantei, the author of popular books in the late Edo period. "Kusazoshi" is a general term for the illustrated entertainment books published in Edo area since the middle of Edo period. "Shaka Hasso Yamato Bunko" is a full-length book from the first volume to 58th , which had been written for 26 years. It tells Buddha's life in easy style with many powerful illustrations by the Ukiyoe artist.
Title : Shaka Hasso Yamato Bunko (jo & ge) Part.25
Author : Mantei Ouga
Artist : Utagawa Kunisada
The estimated Period : Edo period (1862-1865)
Material : Paper
Book Dimensions : 178mm x 117mm
Weight : total 32gram (1.1oz)
Page : (Illustrations + text) The photograph is just a part.
Condition : Antique item; may have some wear. (damaged by worms, tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, etc...) Please view pictures as they are a part of the description.