Amazing item - elephant folio size at over 15" wide and 23" inch tall.
Japan Her Strength and Her Beauty
lavishly illustrated with vintage photos and also drawings - military pictures but also beauty shots and cultural shots - many photos of important political and military men of the era
P.F. Collier & Sons, New York, 1909.
48 leaves of illustrations, with captions.
Many illustrations with photographs and drawings by Henry Reuterdahl, Fletcher Ransom, Sidney Adamson, & Genjiro Yeto. Original cover design by J.C. Leyendecker.
Condition: interior is sound - but cover has detached - and rip / dirt on cover illustration and boards - one page cut out - BUT the MAJORITY of pics / illustrations / photos are in perfect condition - no smell / no mould / no mildew
Printed at the beginning of the Russo-Japanese War.
"The photographs in the following pages reproduce the actual activity of her battleships, cruisers, torpedo- boats, and transports. also here are pictures typical of their peculiar customs, their art and architecture, their industries, and their religion." Burgundy and cloth-backed printed brown boards
45.00 cash for this unusual item
I would prefer pick up at Donlands Oconnor Don Mills South exit off the DVP due to the size of the item
but can meet at yonge bloor too
(please note the interior has detached as a whole from the boards/cover - the interior is all there though / solid - no loose pages etc)
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