Artist: Tachibana Morikuni (橘守国)

Print: Volume 5 of Gaten Tsūkō [画典通考]

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Dates: 1727,created
Dimensions: 6.25 in,8.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: black and white woodblock print

Related links: Waseda University Library - volume 5 only; Waseda University Library - links to all 10 volumes; Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek - scan of all ten volumes;

Physical description:

Early Picture Book of Ancient Stories (Koji-dan Kohen, Shoten Tsuko) volume 1-5 of 10. An early ehon in modified Kano style. This is volume 5 with 18 illustrations of tales, real and mythical animals.

The author of these volumes is Ooka Shinsai (大岡普斎). The publisher was Hōbundō (寳文堂).