Japanese homes and their surroundings

by Edward S. Morse

Publisher: Dover in New York

Written in English
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StatementEdward S. Morse.
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Pagination372p.
Number of Pages372
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Japanese homes and their surroundings by Edward Sylvester Morse; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Correspondence, Domestic Architecture, Dwellings, Interior decoration, Social life and customs, Protected DAISY, Japanese Architecture, Natürlicher Baustoff, Architektur, Habitations, Decoración de casas, Architecture domestique, Manners and customs, Wohnungsbau. Within twenty years there has gradually appeared in our country a variety of Japanese objects conspicuous for their novelty and beauty,—lacquers, pottery and porcelain, forms in wood and metal, curious shaped boxes, quaint ivory carvings, fabrics in cloth and paper, and a number of other objects as perplexing in their purpose as the inscriptions which they often bore. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "Japanese homes and their surroundings". Japanese Homes and their Surroundings Content Page Return to the Previous Chapter and steps approaching it equally pretentious; in the ordinary Japanese house, on the contrary, this entrance is, as we shall see, often, though not. always, of the most indefinite character. and dwarf-pines are clustered about it; and books are specially.

Japanese Homes and their Surroundings Content Page Return to the Previous Chapter (HOME) CHAPTER II. it may be interesting to mention that we found it impossible to get books in their language treating of house architecture. Doubtless books of this nature exist, — indeed, they must exist; but though the writer had a Japanese bookseller. Japanese Homes and their Surroundings. 0 5 Autor: Edward S. Morse. E-book. Within twenty years there has gradually appeared in our country a variety of Japanese objects conspicuous for their novelty and beauty,—lacquers, pottery and porcelain, forms in wood and metal, curious shaped boxes, quaint ivory carvings, fabrics in cloth and paper. JAPANESE HOMES AND THEIR SURROUNDINGS. BY EDWARD S. MORSE. , 1 the author has occasion to refer to the uncle of one of the three famous Japanese scholars who translated into Japanese a Dutch book on anatomy. He says this uncle "Miyada was almost eccentric in his disposition. in season and out of season, granted me the privilege of. Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings. Recommended by: Counterpunch NF; Moses de Leon, See Zohar; Moss, Howard, American, Robert Teeter's Home Page > Books and Libraries > What Books to Read > Great Books Lists > Great Books: Author-Title Index. Information Resources Water Librarians' Home Page. Water Meta Pages; Water News.

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