Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow. T. T. Shimidzu.
Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow.
Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow.
Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow.
Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow.
Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow.

Chu, the Tongueless Sparrow.

Kyoto: Fukui Seihodo, 1888. Pictorial wrappers. Item #30355

29, [8]pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Printed in Osaka by Kokubunsha and Co. Color frontispiece and twelve colored woodcuts, ten of which are double page. The covers show quite consistent wear (the rear one is detached), title page chipped and with an old mend on the verso, several of the blank leaves (which were printed on lower quality paper) are chipped, old stain affecting the edges of several of the leaves. One of the woodcuts is loose. Remarkably, the illustrations are in decent shape. A fair copy of a fragile book. ; 16mo.

Price: $300.00