T. Hasegawa, 1894. 1st printing. Enlarged English Edition. Softcover. 12mo. Good. Item #71247
1st printing of no. 21 in Hasegawa's Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Silk stitched binding secure. Untitled spine lightly chipped. Profusely illustrated with beautiful color woodblock prints on folded crepe paper (chirimen-bon). Folded edge of the cover/copyright page has been opened most of the way. A closed tear is present across the bottom of two pages in the center- as pictured. Illustrated covers are deeply tanned though intact. Discolored stains present at the fore edge of the front cover and the surface of the rear. Small tear and chip at the top edge of the cover.