Herbert G Ponting - In lotus-land Japan - 1910

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Herbert G Ponting - In lotus-land Japan - 1910
History, Illustrated, Topography, Travels - Quantity: 1

I have here a rare book entitled IN LOTUS-LAND JAPAN by Herbert G Ponting.  It is a first edition published in 1910 by Macmillan and Co, London.  It features 8 colour plates and 96 b/w from photos by the author.  The book covers Tokyo and its temples, artist craftsmen of Kyoto, Uji and the Fireflies; Nara - the Heart of old Japan; Rapids of Katsura-Gawa; Volcanoes Aso-San and Asama-Yama; Miyanoshita and Lake Hakone, Shoji and Mount Fuji; Flower Festivals of Tokyo; Japanese Women; House and Children; Nikko and Chuzenji; Matsushima and Yezo; Bay of Enoura; Hikone and its Castle; Kamakura and Enoshima; the old Swordsmiths of Kamakura; and the Inland Sea and Miyajima.

Red cloth hardboards with 2 gilt illustrations to the front cover, one of Mount Fuji and one of a Japanese lady bowing.  Gilt title lettering to the front and spine.  Two small tears to the spine.  Otherwise in very good condition inside and out.  395 pages, 25.5 cm x 19 cm.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Herbert G Ponting
Book Title
In lotus-land Japan
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1910
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Macmillan and Co, London
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
395
Dimensions
255×190 cm
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