Bushido Of The 47 Samurai,
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A limited issue work in the works, availability to be announced. This is a rare reproduction and
full translation of Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi's series entitled "Seichu Gishi Den" (1847). Fifty-one
full color plates set side by side with the English translation text: Lord's Asano and Kira, the
47 Ronin, and Kayano and Jinzaburo. A synopsis of the incident and repercussions, historical
background, with two block prints by Master Hasegawa Konobu (c. 1900) of the attack and aftermath.
Read W.M. Hawley's overview of this famous story (including six woodblocks)
Toshishiro Obata and Panchita Hawley
260 pages, 8.5 x 11 softcover.
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