Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Original Japanese Woodblock Print Book
Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860

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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 - Cover with good color and excellent detail as shown. Slight soiling. Inside pages have slight soiling, rubbing, and creasing at edges. Several pages have a small loss or hole at corner. A few have small stains. Please see photos for details.

Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Frowning Samurai Illustrated Book, 1860 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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