Kyoto
Issued by Kyoto Exhibitors' Association
to the Japan-British Exhibition, 1910

 

 
Harada, J.
Lombard, F.A:
Kyoto, Issued by Kyoto Exhibitors' Association to the Japan-British Exhibition, 1910, Japan, Kyoto Exhibitors' Association, printed by Yamada Naosaburo (Yamada Unsodo), Meiji 34 (1910), 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 in - 16 x 23 cm), illustrated cloth boards, ribbon ties, folded pages, 7 double page color woodblock prints, 3 black and white plates, 23 black and white text illustration, 54 pp and 15 pp. All black and white plates and text illustrations are printed in half-tone.

The book is composed of four sections. These are:

Part I. Kyoto, General Information (pages 1-11)
Part II. Kyoto, Noted Places and Temples of Kyoto and Vicinity (pages 12-31)
Part III. Industries of Kyoto (Textile, Dyeing, Embroideries, Cords, Knitting and Lace Works, Keramics, Lacquer Wares, Fans, Toys, Miscellaneous Products & Horticulture (pages 32-54)
Part IV. List of Exhibitors to the Japan-British Exhibition, 1910 (pages 1-14) and credit page (page 15)

The printer, Yamada Naosaburo (Teramachi-Nijo, Kyoto), is listed as one of the exhibitors and the works are desribed as "Books, albums of wood cuts from paintings and desgins of Japanese artists." Yamada Naosaburo was the founder of famous woodblock print publisher Unsodo in Kyoto. That firm is sometimes refered to as Yamada Unsodo.

While the title page does not list and author, a credit page thanks Mr. J. Harada, Prof. of Nagoya High Technical School and Mr. F.A. Lombard, Prof. of Doshisha College for "..valuable assistance rendered in the preparation of the proceeding (sic) pages."

 

Title Page.


Panaromaic View of Kyoto City


Portraits of Association Officers.
Governor, President & Vice President Board of Directors
Listing of Illustrations. All 7 Woodblcok Plates. Dancing Girl of Kyoto Gion Festival Yuzen Dyeing Embroidery at Work Potters at Work Making Fans Work in Metal Colophon Printed: Meiji 43 (1910).4.1 Published: Meiji 43 (1910).4.10

 


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