Japanese Topsyturvy-Dom by Mrs. E. S. Patton
[Japan] A fine copy of one of Hasegawa's nicest, woodblock printed, crepe paper publications. The books looks at all the things that seem to be done in an opposite way to the West. The topics covered include books and writing, building, boats, food and table etiquette, social and domestic habits, horses, Japanese bells, cucumbers, Japanese gardens, funerals, and a section on miscellaneous subjects. Patton was from Australia and lived in Japan teaching music until her death in 1910.
Tokyo. Hasegawa Takejiro. 1896.
36pp. 19.5 x 16.4cm.
In fine condition. A hint of wear only. Even silk spine covering intact. b34021122