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1883 TOKYO Japan Illustrated Wonderful Japanese City of Tokio Meiji Greey

Greey’s book ‘The Wonderful City of Tokio’ is a story of what American people did while living in Japan, and their adventures with their Japanese friends. It was written by a merchant who worked in Japan for many years with essays on the glories of Tokio, including

Visiting a lacquer maker,

How the Japanese make Chinese ink,

The fan maker's,

Porcelain makers,

Musical concerts,

Sacred place visits,

Japanese dry-goods store,

Harvesting rice,

New Year's festivities.

This book provides an excellent insight into art manufactures of the Meiji time period.

This 19th century book includes 169 illustrations throughout including the cover board!

Item number: #7226

Price: $399

GREEY, Edward

The wonderful city of Tokio; or, Further adventures of the Jewett family and their friend Oto Nambo

Boston, Lee and Shepard, 1883. First Edition


Collation: Complete with all pages

xiii, 301, [2]

169 Illustrations

Language: English

Binding: Hard cover; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 7in (22.5cm x 18cm)

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1883 TOKYO Japan Illustrated Wonderful Japanese City

Estimate $399 - $800
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