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Hasegawa Fairy Tales Woodblock Book No. 9 SOLD

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1940: Item # 1134230

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Le Serpent A Huit Tetes. Les Contes Du Vieux Japan No. 9. (22 pp.)
The French version of The Serpent With Eight heads. Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 9. (22 pp.)
Dated: 1897.
Published by T. Hasegawa, Tokyo.
Size: 6.0 x 4.125 inches.
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on crepe paper. The books are bound with silk ties. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era.
The website has a great deal of information about Hasegawa and this famous series. The site includes photos of each page of the English version. The french version is identically illustrated.
Condition: Very good. Wrinkle at top of back cover.