Angus, D. C: EASTERN WONDERLAND. or Pictures of Japanese Life. London, 1897. 215 pp. Frontispiece and 136 b/w engraved illustrations, many full page. 19x12 cm. Contemporary dark green elaborately gilt morocco, marbled edges and endpapers.
'Written with the object of giving English children ... some idea of Japanese life and character, both past and present.' An excellent little book that was reprinted a number of times (the first edition being in 1892) with this copy being amongst the 'Fifteenth Thousand'. The text of the book was derived from a number of sources and its chief glory lies in the delightful engravings, many full page, depicting much detail and a wide variety of subject matter. In fine clean condition, and finely bound. Despite its apparent popularity, now rare.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 132 in printed List 194.
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