- 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.
- 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.