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Seiyo Kasaku Hinagata - The first book of Western architecture published in Japan

Complete set of 4 volumes

Seiyo Kasaku Hinagata - The first book of Western architecture published in Japan  Complete set of 4 volumes

Seiyo Kasaku Hinagata - The first book of Western architecture published in Japan Complete set of 4 volumes

Nice set of 4 volumes in custom made folding case. The books were based on a book by C(harles) Bruce Allen (1813-92) titled, 'Cottage Building, or hints for improving the dwellings of the labouring classes' first published in 1849. This first Japanese edition was translated by Fumio Nomura and Koichiro Yamada.

 

Tokyo. Sugawaraya Mohei. 1872.

 

Vol.1 - 66pp. Vol.2 - 56pp. Vol. 3 - 66pp. Vol. 4 - 56pp.

 

All 4 volumes in very good condition with only minor age wear. nb32090016

 

 

Seiyo Kasaku Hinagata - The first book of Western architecture published in Japan

Price: ¥88,000




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