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 [CHANG, THE GIANT (CHANG WOO GOW)].,  [Carte de visite photo of the Chinese Giant in Bournemouth] ca 1875.
[CHANG, THE GIANT (CHANG WOO GOW)].
[Carte de visite photo of the Chinese Giant in Bournemouth] ca 1875.
. Original photograph of Chang, the Giant. Size: 6,4 x 10,8 cm. He is dressed in a Chinese traditional costume, most likely his performace outfit. Chang Woo Gow was born in Fuzhou (Canton) in the 1840's. He was well educated and travelled around the world performing as "Chang the Chinese Giant". His height was claimed to be over 2,4 meter!. In 1878 he retired from stage and settled in Bournemouth, where he operated a Chinese teahouse and a curio store.
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Book number: 100762
€  360.00 [Appr.: US$ 434.13 | £UK 310.25 | JP¥ 46975]
Catalogue: China
Keywords: China, china, chinese, kina, chine, asia , asie, asiatic, asien, travel, exploration, photograph, photo, portrait

 BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):, Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):
Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
. Square 8vo. Pp. xii, 68. With 31 auto type illustrations, being beautiful photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley, protected by tissue guards. Publisher's pictorial cloth, decorated in gilt, g.e., extremities somewhat rubbed. Binding lightly shaken but firm. Old ownership signature on front endpaper. Occasionally minor spotting. Small tear neatly repaired to inner margin of pages 41/2. First edition of this charming book about Tahiti based on Stuart-Wortley's visit to the island in 1880. (The same year as the Kingdom of Tahiti became of French colony). Stuart-Wortley has written the preface and the main text is written by Annie Brassey who visited Tahiti in 1876. She made the grand tour of the island and fell in love with it. Robinson p.202. Theakstone p. 32-3.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 120139
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1145.61 | £UK 818.25 | JP¥ 123962]
Catalogue: Pacific Islands
Keywords: Pacific Islands, tahiti, tahitian, pacific, travel, exploration, photograph, french polynesia, society islands

 
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 Björklind, Köping, 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.
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Book number: 100091
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1447.08 | £UK 1033.5 | JP¥ 156584]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japanese, japon, asia, asie, asiatic, military, costumes, travel, exploration, illustration, photo, photograph

 
OGAWA, KAZUMASA (PHOTOGR. & EDITOR) / [SHIGENOBU, OKUMA]:
A Model Japanese Villa. Tokyo, Ogawa Kazumasa, 1899.
. Oblong folio. (39.2 x 29 cm). Title in English, colophon in Japanese and 15 plates with 19 hand-coloured collotype photos. All protected by tissue guards with English printed captions. Original decorated crêpe paper binding, cotton ties, some minor dust-staining. (Small paper loss to title label on front cover). First edition. Beautiful photos of an elegant Japanese country villa which used to belong to Okuma Shigenobu, Prime Minister of Japan (1898 and 1914-6) and the founder of Waseda University. Includes images of the exterior, the inside formal rooms and of the lovely landscaped garden. Okuma Shigenobu loved growing flowers which explains the many photos of chrysanthemums in beds and pots. Kazumasa Ogawa, renowned Japanese photographer opened the first photographic studio in Tokyo in 1882. He published this type of collotype album to promote Japanese culture to westerners at the end of the 19th century. This is a very fine example of Ogawa's expertise as a photographer and printer.
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Book number: 120972
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1808.86 | £UK 1291.75 | JP¥ 195730]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japanese, japon, photograph, photos, photo, architecture, villa, exploration, travel,

 
STROEMHOLM (STRÖMHOLM), CHRISTER (PHOTOGRAPHER).
[MAGAZINE]. Japan. ETC. Stockholm, Förlag AB Radikal, 1981.
. Small folio. Pp. 128. With text in Swedish. Comprises several articles about Japan with many illustrations including photographs by Strömholm. ETC is a Swedish radical magazine published since 1976.
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Book number: 99490
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 241.18 | £UK 172.25 | JP¥ 26097]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, photographs, photos, photo, photograph, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, exploration, travel, illustration, illustrations

 [PHOTOGRAPHS]. TAMAMURA, KOZABURO:, Characteristic Japan. Views and Characters in the Land of the Rising Sun. Published by Tamamura, Photographer. Kobe, Japan, ca. Meiji 40 (i.e. 1907).
[PHOTOGRAPHS]. TAMAMURA, KOZABURO:
Characteristic Japan. Views and Characters in the Land of the Rising Sun. Published by Tamamura, Photographer. Kobe, Japan, ca. Meiji 40 (i.e. 1907).
. Oblong folio. Size: 19 x 42 cm. With lithographic title and 24 hand-coloured collotype printed plates. Original silk padded boards, mount Fuji in embrodery on upper cover, silk ties, all edges gilt. Old inscription on front paste down. Kozaburo Tamamura (1856-1923?) was a famous Japanese photographer with a studio in Yokohama where he specialized in tourist photographs for export. In the early 1900's a branch office in Kobe was opened. A deluxe edition of this album comprising 24 hand coloured collotypes with descriptive captions in English, protected with tissue guards. The beautiful plates depict scenes from the country side, gardens, parks, sea and temple grounds from different parts of Japan. A wonderful copy of a scarce work.
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Book number: 100032
€  2400.00 [Appr.: US$ 2894.17 | £UK 2067 | JP¥ 313168]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, illustration, photgraphy, photographic, photographs, photograph

 [PHOTOALBUM - JAPAN]. TAMAMURA, KOZABURO & KIMBEI, KUSAKABE, ETC.:, [A Japanese lacquer album with 50 hand coloured photographs. Ca 1880's].
[PHOTOALBUM - JAPAN]. TAMAMURA, KOZABURO & KIMBEI, KUSAKABE, ETC.:
[A Japanese lacquer album with 50 hand coloured photographs. Ca 1880's].
. A charming small Japanese album (18 x 13,5 cm) with fifty hand-coloured albumen photos protected with tissue guards, pasted on thick cardboard. The leaves are double folded. Original lacquered boards with gilt decorations on both covers. The album comprises photos with twenty-five scenic views from different parts of Japan: Yokohama, Nikko, Hakone, Kamakura and Tokyo. Many of the photos have printed captions. The verso contains twenty-five photographs of people, many of women, several are portraits taken in a studio, others depict scenes from everyday life. None of these photos have any captions. Some with foxing to the card board but all the photos are in good condition. This type of souvenir albums begun to appear in the second half of the 19th century in Japan. At first most of the photo studios were based in Yokohama but after the 1880s several ateliers opened in Tokyo, Kobe and Nagasaki. See Terry Bennett, Old Japanese Photographs, London, Quaritch 2006.
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Book number: 100678
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1808.86 | £UK 1291.75 | JP¥ 195730]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japn, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, photo, photos, photograph, travel, exploration

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