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Kojima, S[agimaru]
View and Custom of North China
Tianjin: Yamamoto Photographic Studio [Printed by the Tokyo Printing Co., Tokyo, Japan], 1910. Oblong 4to, unpaginated; original textured green cloth; gilt lettering on upper cover; 100 halftone photographic plates containing 148 images; front hinge starting, otherwise very good. The images present views of China at the end of the Qing period, with views and street scenes, sculptures, buildings, and more - mostly in the vicinity of Beijing, with captions in both English and Japanese. The Yamamoto Photographic Studio was established by Sanshichiro Yamamoto (1855-1943), who traveled to Beijing after the Boxer Rebellion to document the uprising. He then established a studio in Tianjin and produced photographs, postcards, and souvenir photobooks for foreign tourists.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [United States]
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