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Kohana San

Bostwick, Lieutenant F. M. Artist unknown.

Published by T. Hasegawa; Kelly & Walsh, Ltd., Tokyo; Yokohama, 1892
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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19 pp. With a song about a geisha written by a naval officer, Ensign, then Lieutenant, F. M. Bostwick, who was in Japan for a three-year tour of duty beginning in 1886. Enthralled by the society around him, Bostwick contributed two musical manuscripts to Hasegawa, the first being Lyuchasan. A bit of departure for Hasegawa, the two works nonetheless sold extremely well for many years after. Sharf 32-3. Minor edge creasing of a few leave corners and slight bunching of the fabric by the front cover joint. Small stamp on p. 1 from presumably first bookseller. The first internal leaf has light foxing and p. 3 has light soiling by the joint. Otherwise bright and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 002097

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Title: Kohana San

Publisher: T. Hasegawa; Kelly & Walsh, Ltd., Tokyo; Yokohama

Publication Date: 1892

Binding: Crepe Paper bound with ribbon

Book Condition:Very Good

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