PHOTOGRAPHY¬óJAPAN. BLACK, JOHN REDDIE, editor. The Far East, A Monthly Illustrated Journal. Yokohama & Tokei: 1873-5.
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PHOTOGRAPHY—JAPAN. BLACK, JOHN REDDIE, editor. The Far East, A Monthly Illustrated Journal. Yokohama & Tokei: 1873-5.
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PHOTOGRAPHY—JAPAN.
BLACK, JOHN REDDIE, editor. The Far East, A Monthly Illustrated Journal. Yokohama & Tokei: 1873-5.
4to (270 x 206 mm). 8 issues (vol 4, nos I, IV, & V; vol 6, nos IX-XII, and vol 7, no I). 63 mounted albumen print photographs. Period half sheep. Some sheets puckered around margins, a few sheets loose and with edgewear, light dampstaining affecting a few leaves and plates, binding worn.

8 numbers of John Reddie Black's fortnightly newsmagazine, most known for the original photographs by photographers such as Michael Moser, Uchida Kuichi, Suzuki Shin'ichi, William Saunders, and Black himself. Subjects include Japanese daily life, as well as landmarks in Japan, China and India.
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