Sights and Scenes in Fair Japan by K Ogawa

Sights and Scenes in Fair Japan by K Ogawa

By: Kazugawa Ogawa



(Photography) K Ogawa & Kelly, Yokohama, Japan, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Date: c.1910. Size: Oblong Quarto. 38cm x 27cm. Box: 38.5cm x 27.5cm. Original binding of silk with cord ties. Embroidery of blossom to the front board. All edges gilt. Gilt decorated endpapers. The best edition including all 50 collotype plates with hand-colouring. Printed on heavy card on one side only with original tissue-guards. Text on the plates in English only. List of plates. 1. The main approach to the Imperial Palace, Tokyo. 2. The Cherry season: The Uyeno Park. 3. New Street looking towards the Imperial Palace. 4. Display of Dolls and Toys on the Girl Festival. 5. The Imperial Palace Moat. 6. One of the entrances to the Mausolea. 7. Tokyo 'en fete ': The approach to the Shimbashi Station. 8. A private parlour in winter. 9. The Wistaria in blossom. 10. A Bust Canal in Tokyo. 11. An Irish Garden. Tokyo. 12. A room in a modern department store. 13. Loyus Lake in Tokyo Park. 14. The Celebrated Daibutsu. 15. Enoshima. 16. The 'Odori' a Dramatic Dance. 17. Miyanashita. 18. Peony beds in Tokyo. 19. A view of the sacred Mount Fuji. 20. A glimpse of the Pacific from a train on the Tokaido line. 21. The Fancy Carps made of paper, silk, or cotton. 22. Grand shrine of Ise. 23. The Cha-no-Yu. 24. The Temple of Kiyomidzu. 25. The Kinkakuji. 26. A summer evening on the Kamogawa River. 27. The Higashi Honganji. 28. The gate of the Kasunga Shrine at Nara. 29. A scene near Kyoto. 30. Horyuji. 31. Posing as the Ancient Warriors. 32. A tea plantation with the leaf pickers at Work. 33. Dotombori. 34. Ama-no-hashidate. 35. Glories of Autumn in Japan. 36. The feudal castle at Himeji. 37. A scene in the celebrated ' No ' dance. 38. A peep of the Inland Sea. 39. Playing on the 'Koto '. 40. Miyajima. 41. Kintai-bashi. 42. Chiyo-no-matsubara. 43. The Ikebana. 44. Mount Aso, an active volcano in Kyushu. 45. In the ground of Nikko temples. 46. Avenue of stately Cryptomerias. 47. A display of Chrysanthemums. 48. Matsushima near Sendai. 49. A characteristic Japanese dance. 50. A typical landscape garden. An exceptionally well-preserved copy with only very slight dustiness to the silk binding. Plates exceptionally clean and bright. A very fine copy in its original box which is in good condition. One side of the base of the box is missing but the rest is complete and intact with rubbing to the edges. PRICE INCLUDES POSTAGE IN THE UK. FOR WORLDWIDE POSTAGE PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A QUOTE. 

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