C. 1915 Booklet with 12 Black and White Illustrated Postcards of Japan
(Japan - Postcards)

Japan: No Publisher, 1915. F Including: The Tsuragaoka-torii, Kamakura, (Protected officially); The Daibutsu, the grand Buddha; The Shariden at the Engakuji Temple; The volume of pictures, explaining the origin of the Taemano-mandara; The statue of Buddha in his sermon; The statue of Shaka Buddha, the chief object of worship at the Gokarakuji temple; The Arai-No Emma; The Statue of Hojo Tokiyori; The Idol of the Jizoson boddhisattva; The portrait of the boddhisattva Kokoozo (painted by Kose Kanaoka); The statue of Uyesugi Shigefusa; The Mask of Aku; all noted as 'protected officially'; text in Japanese and English; final leaf with additional and untranslated Japanese text; approx. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" size, with the mounting edges, the group slightly larger in its packet; original gray and black paper covers, side sewn with red silk cording; wear, soiling, corner chip to bottom corner of front cover; cards clean, postally unused and in very good condition; interesting ephemeral travel and cultural information from the early part of 20th century Japan. Good Paperback (Item ID: 21786)


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