Page 4, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

Title

Page 4, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

Private collection, on loan to Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives, Connecticut College

Publisher

[Published by T.Hasegawa.]

Date

Meiji 18, Month 8, Day 17 (Aug. 8, 1885)

Original Format

Crepe paper book

Text

The monkey had picked up a permission-seed, and the crab had a piece of toasted rice-cake. The monkey seeing this, and wishing to get something that could be turned to good account at once, said: "Pray,exchange that rice-cake for this persimmon-seed." The crab, without a word, gave up his cake, and took the persimmon-seed and planted it. At

Files

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 4, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed December 6, 2022, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/759.