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Mitsuuji and the geisha Tasogare in the Misujimachi pleasure quarter in Kyoto. From: Rustic Genji Suma koto (Sumagoto inaka Genji). Kunisada, Utagawa (Japanese, 1786 1865). Book printed in colour from woodblocks with metallic pigment, burnishing and blind embossing (karazuri), 3 volumes, hanshibon format, 'hybrid' binding (konsei-toji), colour-printed covers, printed silk title slips, 'numbered' ten (heaven) chi (earth) jin (man), colour-printed wrapper (fukuro) with Genji chapter symbols and scenes in shells, with wooden case (chitsu). Author: Ryûtei Tanehiko. Edo Period. 1838.