Japan, the Place and the People,
Waldo Browne, 1904

Browne, G. Waldo
Takahira, Hon. Kogoro (Introduction):
Japan, The Place and the People, Boston, Dana Estes & Company, 1904 (©1901), 8vo, red cloth with empossed gold guilt title and white flag decoration on front board and gold embossed title on spine, 1 map, 16 full page color plates, 51 full page black and white plates and 256 text illustrations, 438 pp. A lavishly illustrated discussion of Japanese society, daily life and cultural assets at the beginning of the 20th Century.

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Chapters (Total of 41)
  1. The Land of Gods
  2. The Gateway of the Orient
  3. First Glimpses
  4. The Imperial Roads
  5. The Modern Capital
  6. Customes and Costumes
  7. City and Country
  8. Nikko and Its Temples
  9. Natives of the Green Woods
  10. Lakes of the Highlands
  11. In the Wilds
  12. The Eden of the North
  13. Shadows of Departed Power
  14. The Wonders of Atami
  15. The Rip Van Winkle of Japan
  16. Region of the Great Earthquake
  17. Along the Inland Sea
  18. The Heart of Japan
  19. The Flower of Religion
  20. Religious Festivals
  21. The Pine of the Lovers
  22. The Market of Mirth
  23. The Star Lovers
  24. Pastimes of a People
  25. Indoor Recreations
  26. When the World Was New
  27. The Vikings of the Far East
  28. The Five Hundred Year's War
  29. The Conqueror of a Continent
  30. Piping Times of the Regents
  31. The Mongol Invasion
  32. The Rise of the Shoguns
  33. Sons of the Sword
  34. The Revenge of the Ronins
  35. The Soul of Japan
  36. New Japan
  37. Nen of the Times
  38. War with China
  39. The Shrine of Mammon
  40. The Power behind the Throne
  41. The Course of the Empire

 
Illustrations (323 in total).

Map, Full Plate (Color)

Color Illustrations, Full Plate (16 in total).

  1. A Buddhist Temple

  2. Walking Costume
  3. Three Little Maids
  4. Japanese Postman

  5. Bridge at Arashiyama

  6. Fujiyama, the Sacred Mountain of Japan

  7. Jinrikishas

  8. Wrestlers
  9. Japanese Actors
  10. A Cottage Garden, Mamakuta
  11. Coolies Celebrating a Holiday
  12. Tokio Castle Wall and Moat Filled with Lotus Plants
  13. Whispering
  14. A Kota Player
  15. Writing a Letter
  16. Tea Pickers

Black and White Illustrations, Full Plate (50 in total).

  1. Fujiyama from Maeda Village, Tokaido
  2. Peony Garden, Kanazawa
  3. The Beautiful Iris
  4. Bluff Garden, Yokohai
  5. Chrysanthemums
  6. Tea-House Garden, Oji, Tokio
  7. A Typical Japanese Lady
  8. Planting Rice
  9. Kirifuri Cascade, Nikko
  10. Chiusenji Lake, Nikko
  11. Imaichi Road, Nikko
  12. Sacred Bridge, Nikko
  13. Tamadre Waterfall, at Yumoto
  14. Reading a Letter
  15. Kamamoto Castle
  16. Kamakura
  17. Lilies
  18. Fujiyama from Orniya Village
  19. Snowballs
  20. Fujiyama from Iedzumi Village
  21. Cherry-tree, Maruyama, Kioto
  22. Junks
  23. Plum Blossoms
  24. kinkaku Temple, Kioto
  25. A Tea-house Girl
  26. Japanese Monkey Trainer
  27. Nara Temple Gate and Stone Laterns
  28. Nagoya Castle
  29. Japanese Festive Decorations, Bentendori, Yokohama
  30. A Toilet
  31. Fujiyama from Orniya Village
  32. Dancers in Shinto Temple at Nara
  33. Public Bath
  34. The Cherry Bank at Koganei
  35. Cherry Park, Uyeno, Tokio
  36. Wisteria Garden at Kameido, Tokio
  37. Cherry Blossoms
  38. Kago Bearers
  39. Ferry-boat, Doshigawa River at Sagami
  40. Tennoji Temple, Osaka
  41. Garden Street, Shiba, Tokio
  42. Daibutsu Bronze Image at Kamakura
  43. Chrysanthemums
  44. Karahashi Biwa Lake
  45. The Morning Bath
  46. Lotus
  47. The Cherry Bank at Koganei
  48. View, Uyeno
  49. Nogeyama, Yokohama
  50. Enterance to Uyeno Park, Tokyo

Text Illustrations (less than full plate, black and white), 256 in Total.



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