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[NIKKO GUIDE BOOK - JAPAN]. - Nikko-san Manganji Otakaramono Zukai (Illustrated book of the Treasures of Manganji Temple in Mount Nikko). Tokyo, Inoue Mohei, Meiji 29 (1896).

Size: 12.7 x 18.5 cm. Lvs. 64 folded in the Japanese fashion. Richly illustrated throughout by Oshima Keizaburo. Captions in Japanese and English. Original yellow wrappers, title label on upper cover, resewn, stained. Red Asian stamps. Occasionally some light staining. A fascinating informative guide of Nikko, a small city in Tochigi Prefecture situated in the mountains north of Tokyo. It is devoted to the history of Nikko, its Buddhist temples and the famous Shinto shrine Toshugu (Manganji Temple) established in 1617 as a memorial of Togugawa Ieyasu. It was later renamed Rinnoji temple. Includes many woodcut illustrations of Buddhist paintings, interiors such as offering jars, masks and clothing, musical instruments, furnitures, dining utensils, incense burners, offering bowls, screens, pots, lanterns, etc.
EUR 750.00 [Appr.: US$ 851.52 | £UK 661.5 | JPą 93198] Book number 120508

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