The Japan Magazine: A Representative Monthly of Things Japanese : January 1911
The Japan Magazine: A Representative Monthly of Things Japanese January 1911 issue
Tokyo: Japan Magazine Co., 1911. 7” x 10” magazine side-stitched with black cotton thread. Front cover features Hokusai print “The Wave”; back cover has katakana transliteration of “The Japan Magazine”; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs; 57 pp followed by 14 pages of advertisements and 10 pages of text in Japanese. Condition: Very Good. Cover chipped and soiled; pages well thumbed, with occasional staining. $50
English-language illustrated periodical covering Japanese culture. Contents include: poems written by the imperial family to welcome the New Year; articles on the Cha No Yu (tea ceremony), street fairs, and other aspects of Japanese life; fiction; reviews; numerous period advertisements.