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"Great Kanto Earthquake Pictorial Edition Parts 1 & 2" 1923 Photobooks


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Unknown Photographers. "Earthquake Pictorial Edition, Parts 1 & 2." Japan: Osaka Mainichi, 1923, First Editions, PB (string-bound), 21 x 31 cm, 40 single-sided pages of b/w photos, captions in Japanese & English.

Important photo document of the Great Kanto Earthquake that hit the Tokyo region in 1923 causing the most devastation in Japan's history.

Condition: Fair; the first volume has quite a bit of outer wear while the second volume is still structurally sound - yet the first volume is the one with the brighter pages. The photos are printed on early century higher quality glossy paper that resists the usual Japanese humidity toning and foxing.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $20.85. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $11.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $28.00 (USA), $32.50 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 1050g.