PONTING Herbert George (1906].)
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First edition. 52 collotypes by Ogawa. Oblong 8vo. Original decorated Japanese style boards. Some minor light foxing but generally in very good condition. Yokohama, Kelly & Walsh, Meiji 39 [i.e.
A charming collection of photographic images by the famous photographer. Ponting (1870-1935) is regarded as one of the leading travel photographers of the early 20th century. He spent three years travelling in Japan, and was a correspondent for Harper's Weekly with the First Japanese Army in Manchuria during the Russo-Japanese war. The present volume covers Japanese landscapes, costumes, as well as town- and genre-scenes. Wenckstern II, 9.
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