N.d. [originally mid- to late 1800s]. Soft cover, in original stab binding with thread. Variously paged and illustrated in black and white and color. Cover soil; old worming to two covers. Good. Item #30915
These vernacular woodblock books were cheap popular editions of Japanese fables, legends, epics, romances, etc., told through a mixture of interwoven images and text in a sort of comic book format. The genre is known as both gesaku and gokan. This is an assorted group by two of the leading creators, probably late 19th century, sold as a lot. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.