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Tanehiko Yūtei(柳亭種彦) / Kunisada Utagawa (歌川國貞) - Nisemurasaki inaka genji (『偐紫田舎源氏』) - 1835

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Tanehiko Yūtei(柳亭種彦) / Kunisada Utagawa (歌川國貞)  - Nisemurasaki inaka genji (『偐紫田舎源氏』)  - 1835

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Incunabula & early printing - Quantity: 1

Object: Book (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Incunabula & early printing
Author/ Illustrator: Tanehiko Y?tei?????) / Kunisada Utagawa (????)
Book Title: Nisemurasaki inaka genji (????????)
Condition: Fine
Publication year oldest item: 1835
Edition: Reprint
Language: Other
Original language: Yes
Publisher: Tsuruya Kimon (??????)
Binding/ Material: Leather

"nisemurasaki inaka genji " (『偐紫田舎源氏』) with 20 pages woodblock prints of Kunisada Utagawa (歌川國貞) – 1835

Nisemurasaki inaka genji (『偐紫田舎源氏』Shimoku Masakazu Inaba Kenji) was the unfinished length feature combined volumes of yūtei, tanehiko(柳亭種彦, 1783-1842). The illustrator was famous Kunisada Utagawa (歌川國貞, 1786-1864). It was published from Bunse 12 (文政1829) to Tenpo 13 (天保1842). The author won the big prize and wrote it over 14 years and became a representative work of Teruhiko (種彦), but it ended by the 38th edition (152 volumes in total) due to the author's writings and death.

This is the 2. volume (下冊) of the 15th edition (十五編) published in 1835 (天保6年) with 20 pages of very fine woodblock prints of Kunisada Utagawa (歌川國貞) in 2 chapters (三 and 四). Top page and end page have a red seal Seimo Arimatsu (松壽堂) and a black seal Hekkodo(溫古堂).

The content of the book "Nisemurasaki Inaka Genji " (『偐紫田舎源氏』) an imitation of the book "Genji Monogatari" (《源氏物語》) which is a novel written by the famous Japanese female writer Zi Zhe (紫式部) between the third year of Changbao (長保) and the fifth year of Kuanhong (寬弘) from 1001 to 1008).
The book "Nisemurasaki Inaka Genji " (『偐紫田舎源氏』) described series of romances that occurred in the harem of the eleventh-generation general Tokugawa Izumi (德川家齊,1773—1841), who had 40 concubines and 55 children.

Publisher: Tsuruya Kimon (鶴屋喜右衛門)
Measures: 14.5 cm X 20.5 cm
Binding: thread-bound book

National Library Digital Collection (国立国会図書館)
Waseda University Library Collection (早稲田大学図書館)
Tokyo Metropolitan Library Collection (早稲田大学図書館)
ISBN 9784642051743

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