Tokyo: Kobunsha. 明治19 . Stock ID #154427
16 coloured woodblocks on paper, 22pp, original paper wrappers, upper wrapper pictoria, silk ties, worn and creased at extremities, lower wrapper nearly detached, the paper door which opens to show tanuki in a norimono on the inside cover missing. Hasegawa's Japanese Fairy Tale Series. No. 13. An example of one of Takejiro Hasegawa's earliest fairy tale books. This copy of the first state of the first edition of The Cub's Triumph was published on paper under Hasegawa's first imprint Kobunsha. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 154427).