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Published by Macmillan & Co. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tales, Japanese.,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A.B. Mitford ; with illus. drawn and cut on wood by Japanese artists
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 383 p., plates :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24150458M
OCLC/WorldCa4374856

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The book contains historical incidents, folklore, fairy tales and Japanese sermons to be preached on designated calender days. There are also four (for want of a better term) "instruction manuals" on Hara-Kiri, The Marriage Ceremony, On the birth and rearing of children, and Funeral Rites. An all around outstanding insight into Japan before /5(4).   Tales of Old Japan and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(7). Tales of Old Japan (Tuttle Classics) Paperback – January 1, by A. B. Mitford (Author)/5(7). A fascinating look at old Japan, written at the start of the Meiji era, by one of the earliest westerners to have lived there. Mitford collects whatever stories and fairy tales he can get his hands on and it's a real treat to read them/5.

Old Tales of Japan. This revised edition of Old Tales of Japan is the first published in one volume, with all the beauty and charm only the originals have, yet translated into English and illustrated with 98 full color plates. The book is a collection of twelve traditional Japanese folk tales, legends, and fairy tales /5. Macmillan and Company, - Tales - pages. 0 Reviews. Tales of Old Japan Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale (1st baron) Full view - Tales of Old Japan, Volume 1 — SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. Tales of Old Japan is an anthology of short stories, compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of A.B. Mitford. These stories focus on the va. TALES OF OLD JAPAN THE FORTY-SEVEN RÔNINS. The books which have been written of late years about Japan have either been compiled from official records, or have contained the sketchy impressions of passing travellers.

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Tales of Old Japan by Baron Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by:   From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries. Tales of Old Japan by Redesdale, Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford. Publication date Usage Public Domain Topics Folklore--Japan, Tales--Japan, Japan--Social life and customs, Japan-Social life and customs Publisher London, Macmillan and Co. Collection. Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period ( - ). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale/5().   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Tales of Old Japan: Folklore, Fairy Tales, Ghost Stories and Legends of the Samurai by A. B. Mitford at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Dover Publications.