Topic : Novelists including Egao Mizugaki/Ryukatei Tanekazu 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 Vol.17 (ge)
Author : Ryukatei Tanekazu
Artist : Utagawa Kuniteru II (Ichiyusai Kuniteru)
Publisher : Kansendo
The estimated Period : Edo period (1851-1867)
Material : Paper
Book Dimensions : 176mm x 119mm (6.9in x 4.7in)
Weight : total 12gram (.4oz)
Page : about 18pages in total (Illustrations + text)
Condition : Antique item; (damaged by tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, worm-eaten holes, etc...) Please view pictures as they are a part of the description.
The work is not a modern reproduction, but an actual one which had been printed in 1851-1867(estimated).