Yokohama Archives of History Exhibition Catalog Books By Early Travelers to Japan (with) A Postcard Signed By Donald Keene & a Copy of the Kaiko no Hiroba YAH Newsletter
(Japan - History - Yokohama Archives of History)

Yokohama Japan: Yokohama Archives of History, 1996. F 63 pages. Color and black and white illustrated, a catalog of an exhibition held at the Yokohama Archives of History. Hundreds of items listed at back, double-column, acting as a bibliography of early Japan travel and exploration writing, artworks and photography. Text in Japanese. (With) a postcard signed dated 16 August 1996 from Japan resident-scholar Donald Keene sent to Robert S. Greene, "Dear Bob I received yesterday a catalogue of the new exhibition at the Archives in Yokohama. I thought you would be interested to know that the present director in his introduction wrote that it would have been impossible to stage this exhibition of books by early travellers to Japan without Paul's collection. Best wishes, Donald" - this referencing the extensive early Japan travel collection of Paul C. Blum, given to the YAH; Greene was Blum's nephew and instrumental in establishing the collection at Yokohama. Laid-in is a copy of the YAH newsletter # 53 which discusses the exhibition. Approx. 8 1/4" x 11 3/4" size, illustrated & printed polished paper covers. Light wear, in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24635)


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