~~ Book 1911080213 ~~
Illustrations of Japanese Life
Reproduced by K. Ogawa
[Focus on Customs and Ceremonies]
The front and back covers account for 2 folded pages. The first internal page has the Title Page (front) and Preface (back). The other 6 reproduce in collotype photographic images - front and back.
The focus of this book is customs and ceremonies of Japan.
Many editions of these books were published and can be identified by the Japanese colophons inside the back cover (see below). This is the 6th edition of the book.
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Colophon, 6th Edition, 1911
The 7 rows of Japanese writing at the right give dates and editions. Starting at the right and reading left they indicate:
Meiji 29 (1896) - 1st edition printed
Close-up, Hand-colored Collotype on Crepe Paper
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