Selections from the 19th-century comic novel "A shanks' mare tour of the Tōkaidō" by Ikku Jippensha (1765-1831).

image from the 19th-century Japanese comic novel Dōchū hizakurige
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Hizakurige gajō : Tōkaidō meisho / [Bishō dōjin ; Tamenobu gahaku]. 膝栗毛画帖 : 東海道名所 / [微笑道人 ; 為信畵伯]. Tōkyō : Takamizawa Mokuhansha, 18--. 東京 : 高見沢木版社, 18--. 2 v. in 1 : col. ill. ; 25 x 35 cm.

Rauner Rare Book PL797 .D62 1800z

This work contains selections from the nineteenth-century comic novel A shanks' mare tour of the Tōkaidō by Ikku Jippensha (1765-1831). The text is accompanied by 60 original illustrations by Tamenobu Fujikawa. Volume 1 depicts the journey from Edo to Hamamatsu on one side of the folded sheet. Volume 2 depicts the journey from Hamamatsu to Osaka on the other side.

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