|Design:||Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)|
|Title:||Hokusai manga, Volume 11|
|Size:||23.8 x 16.1 cm|
|Posthumous printing from the original woodblocks|
Originally released around 1828 in Nagoya by publisher Eirakuya Tōshirō. This is a later edition of superb print quality released in 1877 by Tokyo publisher Yoshikawa Hanshichi who purchased the blocks from Eirakuya Tōshirō.
Black book cover with embossed Chinese pattern.
Title printed in red on a white slip on the book cover:
|一||itsu||one||one year old again|
The full contents of the first edition of Volume 11 of the Hokusai manga are shown on the website of the British Museum here, as well as in the book by Forrer (2014) containing photographic reproductions of all fifteen Hokusai manga volumes, including explanations of each image in French.
Provenance: Yagiya Bobongua store