Sale 2527 - Lot 318
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(JAPAN -- MAGIC.) Denju Jusen (Teachings of Magic). 10 woodblock pages including 8 illustrations. Small 8vo format, 6 1/2x4 3/4 inches, original stitched wrappers with printed title; light staining. Japan, circa 1870
A wonderful little pamphlet with images and descriptions of traditional Japanese magic tricks using folding fans, teacups, swords, water, plants, lanterns, etc. together with: A 2 3/4x3 3/4 inch circa 1870 Japanese ambrotype of magic and shamisen performers drinking sake. Lovely condition; housed in a custom kiribako.