Snow on Mukojima bank. An unusually early Shotei design dating from his earliest collaboration with the publisher Watanabe. First state printing, pre-dating the great Kanto earthquake of 1923 which destroyed the blocks of the publisher.
hms-surprise: ““My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” ” Rough seas close to shore. Thar be fer things safe in the roil but this close t’ land be trouble!