INOUYE, Jukichi. ~ Sketches of Tokyo Life. Yokohama: Torando, [c. 1895].
Large 8vo (220 × 140 mm), pp. , iii, , 103, , printed on double leaves, Japanese style. Folding triptych woodcut frontispiece, 4 double page plates, all in colour. Original coloured wrappers, with two additional plates to inside covers. Silk ties slightly frayed, but a lovely copy, unusually fresh.
First edition of this wonderfully-illustrated guide to Japanese life, with chapters on storytelling, the theatre, wrestling, geishas, fortune telling, firemen and jinrikisha drivers.