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Suwaraya Ichibei

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  • Japanese: 須原屋市兵衛 (Suwaraya Ichibei)

Suwaraya Ichibei was a publisher based at Nihonbashi, Kitamuro-chô sanchôme, in Edo. Originally associated with Suwaraya Mohei, he split off to begin his own operation, and published Hayashi Shihei's 1785 Sangoku tsûran zusetsu, and Morishima Chûryô's 1790 Ryûkyû-banashi.

References

  • Hayashi Shihei. Sangoku tsûran zusetsu. Edo: Suwaraya Ichibei, 1785. University of Hawaii Hamilton Library Sakamaki-Hawley Collection. HW 552-553.
  • William Fleming, “The World Beyond the Walls: Morishima Chūryō (1756-1810) and the Development of Late Edo Fiction,” PhD dissertation, Harvard University (2011), 88.
  • Yokoyama Manabu 横山学, Ryûkyû koku shisetsu torai no kenkyû 琉球国使節渡来の研究, Tokyo: Yoshikawa kôbunkan (1987), 198.
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