1910 Travel in KOREA , JAPAN 300 Illustrations SEOUL TOKYO etc. Half LEATHER

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  • Sold Date: Sep 20, 2011
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Burton Holmes

Seoul , The Capital of Korea
Japan , The Country and The Cities

With Illustrations From Photographs
By The Author

Published By The McClure Company
New York


Half Leather Binding.
Gold Spine Decoration.
Top Page Edge Gilt.
Marbled Endpapers.
Publisher's Original Cloth Reinforced Inner Hinges.
7" x 10" , 336 Pages.

*** 101 Years Old ***

Japan and Korea , a volume from the Travelogues of Burton Holmes (1870-1958).
Note that this 1910 printing is quite early, and is uncommon.
Most printings of this work one finds are decades later, or are modern printings.
Buron Holmes was an American traveler, photographer and filmmaker , who coined the term "travelogue".
Noted for his documentary travels.
Holmes has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .
In this volume of Holmes' travels, he recounts his experiences in Korea and in Japan.
Profusely Illustrated from Photographs .
Over 300 Photos in Total [ over three hundred ].
Some are Full-Page .
Korean and Japanese People , Cities and Towns , Landscape Scenery , Buildings , Railways and Modes of Travel , Fashions , Temples , Gardens , Workmen , Tombs , Portraits , Dancers , Statuary , Farms , Shops , Pilgrims

*** Very Good Condition ***

A little wear to the leather at the spine extremities. THe Binding is otherwise in Very Nice Condition.
[ see the photos ]
The Hinges are Very Tight.
No writing.
No markings.
The Pages and Illustrations are Clean and in Excellent Condition.
101 Years Old.
Carefully packed for shipment to the buyer .
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