Sketches of Tokyo Life. by INOUYE, Jukichi.

Sketches of Tokyo Life. by INOUYE, Jukichi.
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~ Sketches of Tokyo Life. Yokohama: Torando, [c. 1895].

Large 8vo (220 × 140 mm), pp. [4], iii, [1], 103, [1], printed on double leaves, Japanese style. Folding triptych woodcut frontispiece, 4 double page plates, all in colour. Original coloured wrappers, with two additional plates to inside covers. Silk ties slightly frayed, but a lovely copy, unusually fresh.

First edition of this wonderfully-illustrated guide to Japanese life, with chapters on storytelling, the theatre, wrestling, geishas, fortune telling, firemen and jinrikisha drivers.

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