First Edition Japanese Fairy Tale 1889Title: First Edition Japanese Fairy Tale 'Der Spiegelbilder zu Matsuyoma’Date: 1889Medium: Woodblock Print BookSize: 7" x 4.75"This single fairy tale children's book ' Der Spiegelbilder zu Matsuyoma’ is written in German. It is on Japanese folded pages, 11 folded pages in all. It bears the publisher's seal on the inside cover page. We believe this is the first edition of this book in German. The colors are very good. This book is bound with a yamoto toji blue thread binding, which is still tight, and intact. This book is quite clean. There is minor curling of pages and generalized wear from handling over the last 100+ years, but overall excellent condition. The pages are all intact, not separated, but as they were made. This book has normal timeworn wear, just light soiling as seen in the pix, but no heavy staining or tears. It measures 7" high x 4.75" wide. Japanese Fairy Tale books are pretty scarce, and this one was much loved and cared for.
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