日光東照宮写真帖 [Nikko Toshogu shashinjo] = Photo book of Nikko's Toshogu Shrine
日光東照宮写真帖 [Nikko Toshogu shashinjo] = Photo book of Nikko's Toshogu Shrine

日光東照宮写真帖 [Nikko Toshogu shashinjo] = Photo book of Nikko's Toshogu Shrine

Utsunomiya: Bekkakukanbeisha, 1934. Large oblong 8vo, 32 color illustrations (1 map and 31 photo-reproductions) interleaved with explanatory text in English and Japanese; Illustrated paper covers, sewn with cord; light wear, library stamp on flyleaf, very good. Nikko is the site of the mausoleum of the Tokugawa family, de facto rulers of Japan from 1600-1868. The Toshogu Shrine enshrines Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate, and together with the other shrines and temples at the Nikko complex is one of the most popular tourist destinations within Japan. Item #58032

Price: $45.00

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