G. Waldo Browne - Japan: The Place and the People - 1904

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G. Waldo Browne - Japan: The Place and the People - 1904
Japon, Histoire/Géographie illustrée - Quantité : 1

Japan: The Place and the People, by G. Waldo Browne, published by Dana Estes & Company, Boston, 1904, With an introduction by the Hon. Kogoro Takahira, Japanese Minister to the United States. Illustrated with over three hundred coloured plates and half-tones; 438 pp., with 1 map, 16 full page color plates, 51 full page black and white plates and 256 in-text illustrations.

Red cloth binding with blind-stamped gilt title and white flag decoration on front cover and gilt title and flag motif to spine. Colour plates with captioned tissue guards.

Covers and spine a little faded and stained, a few chips and bumps to front cover edges and upper edge of spine a little frayed. The interior has a few stains and handling marks, several text pages have closed tears and the black & white plate facing p. 394 is creased along the fore edge. Otherwise clean with no spotting, no inscriptions or bookplates, binding holding firm. Overall very good condition.

A profusely illustrated description of Japanese society, daily life and cultural practices at the beginning of the 20th Century.

Size: 26.5 x 18.5 cm
Weight: 1.7 kg

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Japon, Histoire/Géographie illustrée
Auteur/ Illustrateur
G. Waldo Browne
Titre du livre
Japan: The Place and the People
État
Très bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1904
Édition
Édition illustrée
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
Dana Estes & Company, Boston
Reliure
Couverture rigide
Nombre de pages
438
Dimensions
26.5×18.5 cm
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