~~ Book Published by T. Hasegawa ~~

Life Scenes of Japan
Text by Leo Marescaux

 

1st Edition, 1931


2nd Edition, 1949

 
Hasegawa, T. (Takejiro)
Marescaux, Leo:
Life Scenes of Japan, Text by Leo Marescaux, T. Hasegawa Publisher & Art Printer, Tokyo (17 Kami Negishi-cho), 1st edition, Showa 6 (1931) and 2nd edition, Showa 34 (1949), spine covered, silk stab ties, 4 x 6 in - 10.1 x 15.2 cm, 14 folded crepe paper pages (including the covers), 28 pages total. Each month illustrated and discussed on a facing page. This book has the months of the year but not a day by day calendar. The 1949 printing carries an imprint reading "Published by Y. Nishinomiya" as opposed to the T. Hasegawa imprint.

Basic information and pictures courtesy of Franziska Mueller.

The subjects of the woodblocks are:

  • Jan. - New Year's Day
  • Feb. - The Festival of the Fox
  • Mar. - The Festival of Dolls
  • Apr. - Cherry-Blossoms at Mukojima
  • May - The Festival of Boys
  • June - Iris at Horikiri
  • July - The Festival of Lanterns
  • Aug. - Summer in Kyoto
  • Sep. - The Festival of Chrysanthemums
  • Oct. - The Festival of "Ebisu"
  • Nov. - Autumn at Momiji-Yama
  • Dec. - Preparing for New Year

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Contents Page

1st Edition, 1931



Colophon, 1st Edition, 1931 (back cover)

1st Edition Printed: Showa 6 (1931).10.1
1st Edition Published: Showa 6 (1931).11.1
Address: 17 Kami Negishi-cho

 
Colophon, 2nd Edition, 1949 (back cover)

1st Edition Published: Showa 6 (1931).11.1
2nst Edition: Showa 24 (1949).6.25
Address: 17 Kami Negishi-cho

 


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