~~ Book 1897080309 ~~
Notes For Tourists to Miyanoshita and the
Immediate Vicinity, With Complete Time Tables of
Railway in Japan, Fujiya Hotel, Miyanoshita, Hakone, Japan, 1897
Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. There is no staining or writing. The map is not present.
Notes For Tourists to Miyanoshita and the Immediate Vicinity With Complete Time Tables of Railway in Japan, Fujiya Hotel, Miyanoshita, Hakone, Japan, 1897, Japan, Fujiya Hotel, 1897, 32mo (3 1/8 x 5 1/8 in - 8.3 x 13 cm), illustrated paper wraps, staple bound, calendar for the year 1897 on back cover, 8 black and white collotype plates, map pocket inside back cover, 7 pages of text ("Notes for Visitors" and a "Notice") at the front, 36 numbered page of railway time tables preceded by an index, two of the tables fold out, 10 pages of advertisements and 10 ruled blank "Memo" pages for notes at the back. One of the advertisements is for the famous studio of K. Tamamura. Tamamura prepared most of the albumen photograph plates used in Brinkley's Japan Described and Illustrated books which were published this same year. The Fujiya Hotel opened in 1878. This pamphlet provides a view of the hotel just before the turn of the 20th century.
All 8 Collotype Plates.
The New Road of Kiga
Hata at Hakone Road
Temple of Saijioji
"K. Tamamura, Photographer, Yokohama and Portrait Painter"
T.D. McKay, Passenger Agent
Example of Railway Time Tables