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A Collection of Japanese Sheet Music from the 1920s-30s, with Several Designs by Yumeji

47 Pieces of Japanese Sheet Music

Takehisa, Yumeji, and others [illustrations by].

 

[Japan] : Senow, Symphony ... et al., Taishō to early Shōwa period [1920-30s].

 

A collection of 47 pieces of sheet music published in Japan in the 1920s and 1930s. Sheet music published during this period in Japan is known for its beautiful Art Nouveau and Art Deco designs, and these exa ...

US$365.00
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Seven Woodblock-Printed Chirimen-e

A Collection of Crepe Paper Illustrations, Woodblock-Printed

Hiroshige, Andō ... [et al.] [illustrated by].

[Japan : publisher not identified, ca. 1920-40s].

 

A collection of seven colour woodblock-printed chirimen-e (crêpe-paper illustrations) printed in the Taishō to early Shōwa period, possibly earlier. The collection includes two large reproduced illustrations from Hiroshige's ‘Fifty-t ...

US$275.00
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Twenty-Three Kamon and Katagami Stencils

A Collection of Happi Pattern Stencils

Ca. late Taishō to early Shōwa period [1920-40s].

 

A collection of beautiful stencils for dyeing patterns onto ‘happi’ [traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coats] and/or ‘haori’ [formal coats]. Most of the stencils feature ‘kamon’ [circular family crests], and would have been used for the back panel of such coa ...

US$675.00
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A Collection of Postcards and Letters from, and relating to, Edmund Blunden

[Ca. 1923-1930].

 

A collection of two letters and two postcards from Edmund Blunden to English bookseller J.S. Billingham, along with four postcards from Blunden's Japanese students to the same bookseller, and two blank postcards sent to Billingham by Blunden. Blunden was the Professor of English at the University of Tokyo from 1924 to 1927, and the letters and postcar ...

US$845.00
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Illustrated with Japanese Motifs

A Crepe Poster for a Japanese Festival Overseas

[Belgium : A. Siffer, ca. 1880s?].

 

A crêpe paper poster in French and Dutch advertising a Japanese fête, with attractions, games, waffles, a theatre, buffet, and so on, at the Place du Lion d'Or. The poster was printed by Siffer, a Prussian publisher with a shop in Belgium, and it is presumed that the paper was crêped at his workshop. In the 1880-90s ...

US$875.00
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On Famous Australian Figures

Gōshū Jinmei Jiten

Nan'yō Keizai Kenkyūjo.

 

Tōkyō : Nan'yō Keizai Kenkyūjo, Shōwa 19 [1944].

 

A booklet in Japanese listing famous Australians and Australian residents, including convicts, explorers, artists, Royal Navy officers, geographers, and naturalists. The figures included are, in order, William Dampier, S ...

US$90.00
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A Commemorative Booklet Celebrating Saint Nicholas of Japan's Elevation to Archbishop of All Japan

Jūkanroku: Sōga

Mizushima, Kōyō (Isaiah) [edited by].

 

Tōkyō : Seikyō Honkai Henshūjo, Meiji 39 [1906]. First edition.

 

A document printed to commemorate a celebration by the congregation of the Japanese Orthodox Church for the 25th anniversary of Bishop Nikolai Kasatkin (1836–1912) and his elevation to Archbishop of All Japan by t ...

US$385.00
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A Woodblock-Printed gBasic Guide to Western Clocksh

Seiyō Tokei Benran

[Yanagawa, Shunzō].

Tōkyō : Yamatoya Kihē, [ca. Meiji 2 (1869)].

 

A woodblock-printed booklet published to help Japanese readers understand ‘western time’ and the reading of western clock faces. The change in Japan from the old lunar calendar to the Gregorian calendar was made in November of Meiji 5 (1872), and this accordion-folding ...

US$675.00
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Two Beautifully Woodblock-Printed Japanese Cruise Ship Menus

Two Nippon Yūsen Kabushiki Gaisha Menus from 1928

Watanabe, Kazan ... [et al.][illustrated by].

 

[Tōkyō?] : Nippon Yūsen Kaisha, 1928.

 

Two colour woodblock-printed one-leaf menus from the S.S. Hakozaki Maru and the Taiyō Maru. The menu from the S.S. Hakozaki Maru (Commander T. Sekine) is dated Thursday, 2nd August, 1928, and the Taiyo Maru menu is dated Sunday, January ...

US$145.00
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The Menu of the 'Japanese Night' Dinner Attended by Oscar Wilde and His Lover

Ye Sette of Odd Volumes, Limmer's Hotel, Friday, June the Third, 1892

[London] : Ye Sette, 1892. 

 

The menu of the ‘Japanese Night’ dinner held in 1892 by members of Ye Sette of Odd Volumes (an English club of bibliophiles founded by bookdealer Bernard Quaritch in 1878) and attended by many members of the Japan Society. The night is known to have been attended by, amongst others, Narinori Okoshi, Cap ...

US$125.00
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