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OGAWA, KAZUMASA (PHOTOGRAPHER AND EDITOR): - Military Costume in Old Japan. Photographed by K. Ogawa, under direction of Chitora Kawasaki and Ko-yu-kai (Tokyo Fine Art School). Tokyo 1893.

Folio. Pp. preface (iv) and 15 b/w plates (chemigraphs) with descriptive text in English below each photo. Original pictorial wrappers bound in somewhat later half red calf, lightly rubbed. Bound by Karl Bj÷rklind, K÷ping, Sweden. Bookplates. First edition. Contains military costumes from the Fujiwara through Ashiga periods (10th - 16th centuries). The plates are reproduced photographs taken by Ogawa, Japan's leading photographer at the time, and printed by National Chemigraph Co. in St. Louis U.S.A. A beautiful and crisp copy.
EUR 1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1361.72 | £UK 1027.75 | JPą 151937] Book number 100091

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