Scenes in the Eastern Capital of Japan
Kazumasa Ogawa, 3rd Edition, 1912

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Ogawa, K. (Kazumasa)
Scenes in the Eastern Capital of Japan, Tokyo (Hiyoshicho), 1912, 3rd Edition, 4to (9 x 12 in - 23 x 30.5 cm), illustrated covers with gray cloth spine and gilt Japanese lettering, beveled edges, 107 unpaginated full page plates. All plates are halftones (2 color, 105 black and white). All plates have descriptive information in Japanese in the margin and have a brief English descriptive caption. There is a one page English preface and Japanese language preface and listing of plates. The book is in a vertical format and reads Japanese style (from right to left and back to front). An excellent view of Tokyo in the early 1900s by the renowned photographer, publisher and printer, Kasumasa Ogawa.

On the cover of the 3rd and 4th editions (perhaps the earlier editions also), the word "Capital" is spelled with an "I" instead of an "L". The correct spelling appears on the title page.

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107 full page halftone plates (2 color, 105 black and white).

  1. Birds eye View of City from an Air Ship (2 images)
  2. Niju-Bashi (Main Entrance of the Imperial Castle
  3. H.I.H. Crown Prince Palace
  4. Urban Prefectural Office
  5. Statue of Late Prince Kitashirakawa - Statue of Late Prince Arisugawa (2 images)
  6. View of General Staff Office from the Sakurada Gate
  7. Military Review
  8. Wadagura Gate

  9. Statue of Loyal Nanko

  10. Foreign Office
  11. Imperial Diet Building
  12. View of the Judicial Department from Miyakezaka
  13. Judicial Department, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  14. Kikyo Gate (Near the Imperial Palace)
  15. Metropolitan Police Office
  16. General View of Marunochi (2 images)
  17. Yayesucho
  18. Department of Agriculture and Commerce
  19. Exhibition Gallery in the Department of Agriculture and Commerce (2 images)
  20. Nihon Ginko (Bank of Japan)
  21. Nihon Ginko (Bank of Japan, Interior) (2 images)
  22. Department of Communications
  23. Central Post Office - Telephone Exchange Office (2 images)
  24. Imperial Theatre, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  25. Elevated Railway
  26. Shimbashi Station
  27. Ginza
  28. Nihonbashi
  29. Nihonbashi Main Street
  30. Stature of Late Lieut Commander Hirose
  31. Showroom of the Mitsukoshi Department Store
  32. Outside View of the Shirokiya Department Store
  33. Fish-Market - Vegetable Market (2 images)
  34. Hyakkayen (Flower-Garden at Mukojima) - Plum-Trees at Kameido (2 images)
  35. Kameido Tenjin Shrine
  36. Cherry Blossoms at Mukojima
  37. Pleasure-boat on River Sumida
  38. Boy's Festival
  39. Iris-Garden at Horikiri
  40. Hypotec Bank - Hibiya Library (2 images)
  41. A View of Evening Glow at Shinagawa Sea (Color - back blank)
  42. Naval Museum, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  43. Temple of Zojoji in Shiba Park
  44. Cryptomeria Avenue in Shiba Park
  45. Mausoleums of the Tokugawa Shogun in Shiba Park
  46. Temple of Sengakuji and Tombs of the Forty-Seven Robin (2 images)
  47. Mr Soichiro Asano's Residence, Exterior and Interior (2 images)
  48. Peers' Club, Outside and Inside
  49. Imperial Hotel, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  50. View of Government Offices from Hibya Park
  51. Fire-Brigade Display in Hibiya Park
  52. Morning-Glories at Iriya - Lotus-Flowers in the Pond Shinobadzu (2 images)
  53. View Near Shinobadzu Pond Uyeno - Uyeno Hirokoji (2 images)
  54. Ochanomidzu
  55. St. Nikolai (Inside)
  56. Tokyo Stock Exchange, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  57. Shrine of Suitengu

  58. Imperial University of Tokyo (2 images)

  59. Mayeda's Residence, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  60. A View of Snow at Uyeno-Park (back blank)
  61. View of Ichigawa Seen from Yotsuya-Mitsuke
  62. Yasukuni Shrine on Kudan hill
  63. Military Museum, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  64. Temple of Nishi-Honganji, Tsukiji (inside)
  65. Temple of Gokokuji, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  66. Shell-Gathering
  67. Guest-Chamber in Kagetsuro Restaurant - Yaomatsuro Restaurant (2 images)
  68. No-Dance
  69. Dance in the Maple Club
  70. Flower Arrangement - Playing on the Kotoo (2 images)

  71. Display of Chrysanthemums (Color - back blank)

  72. Sumida River with Yeitai Bridge - Ryogoku Bridge (2 images)
  73. Fire-Works on the River Sumida (2 images)
  74. Temple of Higashi-Honganji, Asakusa
  75. View of Matsuchiyama from Mukojima
  76. Temple of Kwannon at Asakusa
  77. Street Within the Kaminari Gate in Asakusa
  78. Side-Show Houses in Asakusa Park - Night-View of Asakusa Park (2 images)
  79. Kindergarten (2 images)
  80. Cherry Blossoms in Uyeno Park
  81. Shrine of Toshogu (Tokugawa Iyeyasu) at Uyeno
  82. Statue of Late General Saigo Ni Uyeno Park - Tomb of Shogitai, Uyeno (2 images)
  83. Tokyo Imperial Museum, Outside and Inside (2 images)
  84. Exhibition-Gallery of Hyokeikan, (Outside and Inside) (2 images)
  85. Imperial Library at Uyeno, Exterior and Interior (2 images)
  86. Tokyo Fine Arts School - Tokyo Music School (2 images)
  87. Zoological Garden (2 images)
  88. Festival of Torinochi
  89. Festival of Hachiman Shrine at Fukagawa
  90. Kokugikan (Wrestling-Hall) and Wrestling Match (2 images)
  91. Red Cross Hospital of Japan (2 images)
  92. Baron Iwasaki's Residence at Takanawa (2 images)
  93. Baron Iwasaki's Residence at Fukagawa (2 images)
  94. College of Agriculture -Botanical Garden (2 images)
  95. University of Waseda - Keio Boys at Base-Ball (2 images)
  96. View of Shibura from Shinagawa Bay - Rosetta Hotel (2 images)
  97. Geisha-Dance
  98. Theatrical Performance (of the New School of Actors)
  99. Azaleas at Okubo
  100. In the Grounds of the Kishiboji Shrine, Zoshigaya
  101. Takinogawa - Asuka Hill (2 images)
  102. In Baron Shibusawa's Garden
  103. Shrine of Fudoson an Meguro
  104. Daishi Temple at Kawasaki - Anamori Shrine at Haneda (2 images)
  105. Temple of Honmonji at Ikegami
  106. Kabuki Theatre (2 images)
  107. Train - Inside of Dining-Car (2 images)
Dating the book.
Colophon (Rear of Book)

3rd Edition (Meiji 45 - 1912)

  • Meiji 44 (1911), April 22 - Printed (1st Edition)
  • Meiji 44 (1911), April 25 - Distributed (1st Edition)
  • Meiji 44 (1911), July 10 - Revised - (2nd Edition) Distributed
  • Meiji 45 (1912), May 1 - 3rd Edition, Distributed

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