Handsome complete Volume 1 from a six-volume series "Sutra on the Effects of Good and Evil" (Zen'aku ingakyou wadan zue), written by Kinsui Shotei with woodblock illustrations by Utagawa Sadahide. Includes 9 diptychs, 6 in black and white and 3 in color, with subjects ranging from Buddhist monks to scenes from daily life, plus many pages of text. It has paper covers with a traditional stab binding. An interesting subject with nicely detailed prints.
Artist - Sadahide (1807 - 1873)
Size - Diptychs 8 1/4" x 11 1/2" + margins as shown; closed book 9 1/2" x 6 3/4" x 3/8"
Condition - With excellent color and detail as shown. Wormholes at inside top corners of many pages, slight soiling, creasing, and rubbing at edges. Title page torn with large loss at corner. Binding broken. Please see photos for details.
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