~~ Book 1912100208 ~~

The Nikko District
Photographed by K. Ogawa, F.R.P.S.

 

 
Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. The covers have soiling and the corners and edges are scraped. The binding is solid. There is light foxing on the text pages and map. While issued with loose tissue guards between the 24 plates only 6 tissue guards are now present.

 
Ogawa, K. (Kazumasa):
The Nikko District, Photographed by K. Ogawa, F.R.P.S., Tokyo (13 Hiyoshi-cho), K. Ogawa, horizontal 4to (10 x 14 1/2 in 25.5 x 36.6 cm), Meiji 45 (1912), stiff wraps with illustrations on front and back covers, silk ties, spine covered 1 inch at top and bottom, text in Japanese and English, one page introductions in Japanese and English, reads Japanese style from back to front, 1 color plate and 23 black and white plates, 1 map. All 24 plates are half-tone. The first plate is color and appears to be a reproduction of a drawing. The other plates are black and white are reproductions of photographs. One plate has two images while the remainder contain an single image. At the bottom of each image is a descriptive caption in Japanese and English.

 
Title Page

Introduction (Japanese):

Introduction (English):

Map:

All 24 Halftone Plates:

General View of Yomei-Mon (Color) Red Bridge (Mihashi) Omote-Mon (First Gate of Iye-Yasu Shrine) An Interior View of Yomei-Mon Sorin-to (A Monument) Kara-Mon and Haiden (Tomb of Iye-Yasu) San-Yen or Three Monkeys / Nemuri-Neko (The Famous Sculptures) Midzuya (Iye-Yasu Shrine) Haiden (General View Interior Shrine of Iye-Mitsu) Interior Haiden of Iye-Yasu Shrine Tomb of Iye-Yasu Gate of Iye-Mitsu Shrine General View of Iye-Mitsu Shrine (Haiden) Interior Haiden of Iye-Mitsu Shrine A Mountain Road to Lake-Chiuzenji from Nikko-Machi) Cascade of Urami The Upper Course of Diaya-River The Countless "Jizo-Sons" at Ganman Ohiradi (Near Lake of Chiuzenji) A View of the Cascade Kedon A View of Lake-Chiuzenji A Part of Lake-Chiuzenji Lake of Hot-Spring (Yumoto) Nikko-Machi Colophon: Printed: Meiji 45 (1912).7.29 Published: Meiji 45 (1912).8.1 Ogawa Kazumasa (Isshin), 13 Hiyoshi-cho, Tokyo Ogawa Shashin Seihanjo (Seihan Sho) [Ogawa Photoengraving Company/Factory], 13 Hiyoshi-cho, Tokyo This book was printed before the death of the Meiji Emperor (July 30, 1912) and published after his death.

Listing of Plates without Pictures:

  1. General View of Yomei-Mon (Color)
  2. Red Bridge (Mihashi)
  3. Omote-Mon (First Gate of Iye-Yasu Shrine)
  4. An Interior View of Yomei-Mon
  5. Sorin-to (A Monument)
  6. Kara-Mon and Haiden (Tomb of Iye-Yasu)
  7. San-Yen or Three Monkeys / Nemuri-Neko (The Famous Sculptures)
  8. Midzuya (Iye-Yasu Shrine)
  9. Haiden (General View Interior Shrine of Iye-Mitsu)
  10. Interior Haiden of Iye-Yasu Shrine
  11. Tomb of Iye-Yasu
  12. Gate of Iye-Mitsu Shrine
  13. General View of Iye-Mitsu Shrine (Haiden)
  14. Interior Haiden of Iye-Mitsu Shrine
  15. A Mountain Road to Lake-Chiuzenji from Nikko-Machi)
  16. Cascade of Urami
  17. The Upper Course of Diaya-River
  18. The Countless "Jizo-Sons" at Ganman
  19. Ohiradi (Near Lake of Chiuzenji)
  20. A View of the Cascade Kedon
  21. A View of Lake-Chiuzenji
  22. A Part of Lake-Chiuzenji
  23. Lake of Hot-Spring (Yumoto)
  24. Nikko-Machi

 


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