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Title: Shanks' Mare; Being a translation of the Tokaido volumes of Hizakurige, Japan's great comic novel of travel & ribalry IKKU JIPENSHA. Faithfully rendered into English by Thomas Satchell. [First Tuttle edition].
Description: Rutland-Tokyo, Tuttle, 1960. Original blank wrappers, dustjacket. 414pp. Some monochrome illustrations, facsims. after original drawings, notes/references, Ikku's last poem in romanized japanese with english translation on recte of final page, appendix (Ikku's Afterthought), coloured and illustrated endpapers (sketch-map of Japan and a scenery), table of contents. English language translation of the Tokaido volumes of Hizakurige: life of Ippu Jipensha, Hizakurige. Very good copy, WITH dustjacket. (some minimal chipping to dustjacket, top of spine a bit knocked).

Keywords: japan far east asia tokaido novel comic ippu jipensha hizakurige culture heritage legacy

Price: EUR 55.00 = appr. US$ 59.78 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 51577