Subject:Re: Identify an old japanese ilustrated book
Posted By: I.Nagy Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Title of book (Left Side) reads,
神事行燈 二編 Shinji Andon Ni-hen
Shinto Lantern 2nd Volume
A woodblock print book in 5 volumes,published in 1829.
The books contain popular poems (Kyouku and Senryu) of the time. Your 2nd volume is illustrated with comical
pictures from Utagawa Kuniyoshi.
Next page (Middle) is the preface,
Right side, List of Illustrations
Next two pages bear the advertisements of other works from same editor.
In the colophon (left margin) is the name of editor,
永楽屋東四朗 Eirakuya Toshiro in Edo