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Japan, Five Books in English Explaining Japanese Culture.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1188
Sold for:
$172$140

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Japan, Five Books in English Explaining Japanese Culture. Kobe: Tamamura and Takagi, c. 1906-1918. Including the following titles: The Silk in Japan; The Rice in Japan; The Ceremonial Tea Observance in Japan; The Transformation of Mother Earth from Nature to Art; and The Ceremonies of a Japanese Marriage; each oblong volume illustrated with colored collotypes throughout, text in English, tissue guards before each plate, each bound in silk-covered boards, Japanese-style, with colored silk fringe sewing supports, bindings somewhat rough, contents generally good, 10 x 7 in. (5)
The property of Douglas Brooks
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Douglas Brooks, Silk, Silk Road, Takagi, Kobe, Japan

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