Posted by Alec W. (22.214.171.124) on June 11, 2022 at 21:15:56:
In Reply to: Re: Artist signature and book title posted by Ger on June 11, 2022 at 09:17:18:
The figure in the left design is Jitsukawa Enjaku I 実川延若 as the story's protagonist, Urashima Tarō 浦島太郎. The title here is "Keisei Tamatebako, maki no ..." 契情玉手箱 巻のx.
The depiction of Otohime seems to be fairly conventional -- see, for example:
Also see this diptych, which looks to be related to yours:
I don't know what to tell you about taking apart the binding -- I would be quite torn myself!
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