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Wonderful book with numerous woodblock printed illustrations

City of Nagoya Japan Wonderful book with numerous woodblock printed illustrations
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City of Nagoya Japan Wonderful book with numerous woodblock printed illustrations

[Japan] Very scarce book produced by the City of Nagoya to promote the city and its products. The woodblock prints are lovely and begin with a folding map, Atsuta Shrines, Nagoya Castle, and Higashi Honganji. Then we see images of a Seto porcelain factory, copperware, lacquerware, musical instruments, paper and silk lanterns, fans, cloisonne ware, bronzeware, porcelain, toys, canned sardines, sauces, artistic dolls, towels, silks, koto, wheat-straw braids, embroidery, dyed cotten goods, fishing nets, dried chestnuts. There is a directory of products and manufacturers at the end. 

 

[Nagoya]. The Nagoya Exhibitors Association for the Japan-British Exhibituion. 1910.

 

15 leaves. 20.3 x 27.3cm.

 

In very good condition with only minor age wear. b35121533

City of Nagoya Japan

Price: ¥242,000




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