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Author Name:    STREET, Julian

Title:   Mysterious Japan. Limited, Numbered Edition

Publisher:    Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., and Toronto, 1922, 

Seller ID:   98179

STREET, Julian. Mysterious Japan. Garden City, New York and Toronto : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922. Pp (8),ix-xii,(2),1-349,(1), frontispiece + 21 plates. Index. 8vo, white vellum paper spine, decorated gret paper covered boards, paper labels to front board and spine. Contents : Part I. I. Discussing Curious Traits of the Pacific Ocean. II. The Road to Tokyo. III. The Capital and Costumes. IV. Earthquakes and Burglars. V. Inversions and the Oriental Mind. VI. The Isles of Complexities. Part II. VII. The Gentlest of the Gentler Sex. VIII. More Arout Women. IX. The National Sport. X. On Sake and Its Effects. XI. Diet and Dancing. XII. Geisha Parties. XIII. The Nightless City. XIV. In a Garden. XV. An Explosive Philosopher. Part III. XVI. Grand Old Men. XVII. Recollections of Viscount Shibusawa. XVIII. Viscount Kaneko's Memories of Roosevelt. XIX. Are the Japanese Efficient ? XX. Japanese-American Relations. XXI. Courtesy and Diplomacy. Part IV. XXII. A Rural Railroad. XXIII. Adventures in a Bath at Kamogawa. XXIV. A Night at an Inn. XXV. Pretty Gen Tajima. XXVI. Superstitions and Yuki's Eyes. XXVII. "Japanned English" and Art. XXVIII. Sayonara. List of Illustrations : From the Temple Above Lake Biwa (Frontispiece); Silk Cocoons - Five Thousand Make a Kimono; "The Honourable Mountain"; Houses in Elfin Situations; A Little Mother, Doll on Back; "Three Little Maids from School"; The Hairdresser and Her Achievements; It Is a Front-porch Fact; Sawing Is Accomplished with a Pulling Motion; A Vista, Nikko; The Tea Ceremony; The No Drama; The Japanese Woman Stirs a Lyric Impulse; There Are Clams in Tokyo Bay; A Peasant Woman in Pantaloons; Theatre Street, Kyoto; At a Humble Wayside Teahouse; They Are Called Nesan; We Knelt on Silken Cushions; A Tokyo Teahouse; Kimi-chiyo and the Dancing Girls; Family Luncheon; Miyajima; A Torii at Futami; Mrs. Burnett in Ancient Court Dress; A. Fan-painter at Marquis Okuma's; Gate to IyeasuMausoleum, Nikko; Gate to Asakusa, Tokyo's Popular Temple; Pagoda and Tame Deer at Nara; Chinese Gate, Iyeasu Mausoleum, Nikko; Viscount Shibusawa; A Roosevelt Letter from Mid-Africa; Viscount Kaneko; Rice Fields; Landing th e Catch, Kamogawa; A Laundry on the River's Brim; On New Year's Day; The Goldfish Man; The Crescent Beach, Tai-no-ura; A Young Fisherman and His Family, Nabuto; The Tanjo-ji Temple, Tai-no-ura; It Was the Little Nesan; PrettyGen Was Between the Shafts; Seated Himself to Pass Us in Review; Yuki and the Fortune-teller; Saki Sleeps; In the Theatre, Men Play Female Roles; Sayonara! This edition is limited to one hundred signed and numbered copies ofwhich this is no. 36. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WE IGHT. Spine browned and creased, edges worn and torn, labels rubbed, else very good. Signed by the author and numbered. 350.00


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