Japanese Fairy Tale: Old Man and the Devils, 1911 edition.
A little masterpiece of Japanese art production!
A near Fine condition Japanese Fairy Tale produced in Japan by Takejiro Hasegawa for the English language market. This later 1911 edition of Old Man and the Devils is equal in quality to the earlier editions, but what makes this one so special is its condition – it is nearly pristine! One tiny indentation to cover. These high quality Japanese picture books by Hasegawa are truly little masterpieces of art production.
Measures approximately 6” x 4” x 3/16”. Paper covers, complete in 22 pp. These fairy tales were printed using carved woodblocks onto high quality crepe paper made from the mulberry tree and are bound in a traditional Japanese style. Beautiful coloring! A sweet little Japanese Fairy Tale in very hard to find condition.