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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- Nombre de livres
- Japon, Histoire/Géographie illustrée
- Auteur/ Illustrateur
- G. Waldo Browne
- Titre du livre
- Japan: The Place and the People
- Très bon état
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
- Édition illustrée
- Langue originale
- Dana Estes & Company, Boston
- Couverture rigide
- Nombre de pages
- 26.5×18.5 cm