Two Views of Japan
This is book price list for K. Ogawa's collotype books and an advertisement for the two books by William Tod Helmuth which contain collotypes by K. Ogawa. The two books that it is promoting can be found here (Pessimistic) and here (Optimistic).
Copies of each version of these poems artistically bound and illustrated with K. Ogawa's collotype reproductions from plates by O.A. Poole can be obtained of Kelly & Walsh, LTD, 60 Main Street. [Yokohama]
This pamphlet is not dated. I have dated it to ca 1911 because the book price list of Ogawa's works lists Scenes in the Eastern Capital of Japan (here) and that book was first published in 1911. It appears that the other books that are listed range from 1892 to 1911 in publication dates.
This publication is significant in that it contains an extensive price list for thirty-nine K. Ogawa "Collotype Albums." These are priced in dollars and cents. These items were first published in the period from 1892 ~ ca 1911. The following items which, heretofore, were not documented in my research are listed:
The following items were previously documented in my research but the description might vary from information I have recorded or the information amplifies information recorded:
In the book price list the most expensive item is this listing: "Illustrations of Japanese Life.- 100 Colored Collotypes with explanation to each Picture and beautifully bound. $25.00"
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