Japan : A Pictorial Interpretation. First Edition

By: Japan CAIGER, George

Price: $70.00

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(Japan). Japan : A Pictorial Interpretation. Tokyo & Osaka : Asahi Shimbun Publishing Co., 1932. First Edition. Pp (6),1-272,(2). Illustrated with nearly 350 b&w photos [including one of Charles Lindbergh]. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A photographic look at Japan and Japanese life at the start of the 1930s. With 272 pages of black-and-white illustrations, and one page Preface in both English and French. “The Japan of pagodas and cherry blossoms, of beautiful scenes and ancient temples, which rightly attracts the tourist has been, and is being, adequately presented to the world. I wanted a different book, one which showed Japan as aforeign resident comes to see it : a land confused by opposing forces : of adaptation and imitation : of great success and some failures : Oriental a nd Western : an ancient civilization struggling with modern materialism – anation at the crossroads.” - from the Preface by George Caiger. Spine rubb ed, wear to edges, corners bumped, else very good. 70.00

Title: Japan : A Pictorial Interpretation. First Edition

Author Name: Japan CAIGER, George

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Asahi Shimbun Publishing Co., Tokyo & Osaka , 1932,:

Seller ID: 93884

Keywords: JAPAN ASIA PICTORIAL JAPANESE ASIAN PHOTOGRAPHS THIRTIES,