Topic : Novelists including Egao Mizugaki wrote this book from 1839 to 1868. It is a full-length work consisting with 43 volumes of 172 books, not to be completed yet. The main character, Jiraiya(Jiraiya is a ninja), acquires the special power and fights battles against villains and nemeses. This book had been a subject matter of Kabuki(Japanese classical drama) in the Edo period and today the one for movies and so on.
Title : Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari (ge) Episode 41
Author : Ryukatei Tanekazu
Artist : Ochiai Yoshiiku (Also known as UtagawaYoshiiku)
The estimated Period : Edo period (1865)
Material : Paper
Book Dimensions : 177mm x 117mm
Weight : total 12gram (.4oz)
Page : (Illustrations + text) The photograph is just a part.
Condition : There are damage because it is antique item. (damaged by worms, tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, etc...)