Japanese Proverbs and Pictures
Selected and Edited by Frederick Starr

Starr, Frederick
Toda Tosen (illustrations):
Japanese Proverbs and Pictures, Selected and Edited by Frederick Starr, Chicago and Tokyo, printed by H. Hattori, Tokyo, 1910, square 8vo (7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in - 18.3 x 18.3 cm), decorated crepe over padded board covers, printed on hosho paper (high quality paper), pages printed one side only and black sides attached (glued) to each other along the outside edge, 50 pages with color woodblock prints with illustrations by Tosen Toda, 56 pp.

You sometimes see this book described as containing "double" or "folded" pages/leaves. This is incorrect. The pages are printed one side only and glued together at the outside edge with blank page to blank page on the inside. The book is very similar in formate to the Sword & Blossom Poems set of three books (info here) published by T. Hasegawa from 1907-1910.


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