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