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Scenes in Nikko and Vicinity by K. Ogawa, Photographer, Tokyo, Japan in Collotype & from Photographic Negatives Taken by Him
K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - [12 High Quality Collotype Plates of Temples and Relics in Nikko by the famous Japanese Photographer and Printer, Kazumasa (aka Kazuma or Isshin) Ogawa]. Published ca 1892, folio (11 1/2 x 16 in - 30 x 40.5 cm), no text, 12 pp. The book contains 12 black and white collotypes with descriptive titles printed on the plate under the image. Each collotype has a tissue guard type protector. The collotypes measure approximately 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. There is no colophon. Wenckstern notes this book was published in the period between 1891-1893. Collotypes are: 1) Interior Shrine of Iye-mitsu, 2) Interior Haiden of Iye-yasu Shrine, 3) Karamon Gate, 4) Karamon inside, 5) Side view of Haiden Iye-yasu, 6) Interior Haiden 7) Side view of Haiden Iye-yasu 8) Interior Haiden, 9) Interior from side view Shrine of Iye-mitsu, 10) Gate of Chinese woods, from in side Tomb of Iye-mitus, 11) Side view Door of Shrine of Iye-mitsu and 12) Front view Interior of Iye-mitsu Shrine ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. There is a 1 inch tear along the bottom edge of the front cover. Each plate has the plate number written lightly in pencil at the top. Some light foxing, primarily on the tissue guards. ~~ More information, to included digital pictures, available on request.
      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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