Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Original Japanese Woodblock Print Book Set
Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858

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Illustrated Books by Kunisada II - Terrific book featuring illustrations by Kunisada II. Each book has a full color cover and 9 black and white diptych illustrations surrounded by text, along with one or two single panel images. These books are installments in novels that were issued in multiple parts. Cover subjects include beauties, noblemen, priests, and commoners. The covers are beautifully detailed and printed, and the books have a traditional stab binding. A fun and unusual item.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Image Size - Cover 7" x 4 5/8"; black and white diptychs 6 3/8" x 8 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Covers with excellent detail as shown. Slight soiling and rubbing. Inside pages have soiling, creasing, and rubbing at edges. Most pages have a small stain in margin. Binding broken. Please see photos for details.

Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Samurai Falling Backwards in a Fight Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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