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CARROTHERS, JULIA D.: - Japan's Year. Illustrated by Japanese Artists. Tokyo, T. Hasegawa, Meiji 38 (1905).

 1393548065,
Large 8vo. Size: 18,3 x 24,6 cm. Pp. 76, double folded in the Japanese fashion. With 16 full page colour woodcuts and three single sheet crepe paper woodcut prints tipped in. Further illustrations throughout the text. With English text. Original decorated stiff paper wrappers, string bound. Housed in the original cardboard box. First edition. Julia Carrothers came to Japan as a Presbyterian missionary in 1869 together with her husband. She had a long-standing connection with Japan and Hasegawa after her return to San Diego in 1877. When she returned to Japan in 1903 she provided Hasegawa with the manuscript for this book. A lovely copy of a charming and informative work about Japan and its culture based on the months of the calendar year. The beautiful illustrations are very delicate.
EUR 1750.00 [Appr.: US$ 2053.48 | £UK 1570.75 | JPą 231230] Book number 120477

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