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Antique Japanese Fairy Tale Series #16, The Wonderful Tea Kettle by  T.H JAMES - Paperback - First - 1896 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

Antique Japanese Fairy Tale Series #16, The Wonderful Tea Kettle

by JAMES, T.H

Condition: Near Fine


1896 1st ed Japanese Fairy Tales Wonderful Tea Kettle Badger Illustrated Tokyo

A rare, hand-made book on silk-stitched, creped wraps of famous Japanese fairy tales! This traditional tale, 'The Wonderful Tea Kettle', is an illustrated woodblock book telling the tale of an old priest and his desire to lead the Chanoyu ceremony. While in meditation, his tea kettle began to shake and out of it came a badger!

This volume is numbered no. 16 in a series of 'Antique Japanese Fairy Tales'.

Item number: #6980

Price: $499

JAMES, T.H.

Antique Japanese Fairy Tale Series #16, The Wonderful Tea Kettle

Tokyo : T. Hasegawa, 1896. First edition. [Meiji 29]

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

· Language: English

· Binding: Softcover; tight and secure

· Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6980
  • Title: Antique Japanese Fairy Tale Series #16, The Wonderful Tea Kettle
  • Author: JAMES, T.H
  • Format/binding: Softcover; tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: T. Hasegawa
  • Place: Tokyo
  • Date published: 1896
  • Keywords: 1896 1st ed Japanese Fairy Tales Wonderful Tea Kettle Badger Illustrated Tokyo rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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