The World of Can Labels

Japan Canners Association; Ikuo, Terashima


Publisher: Imahigashi Shigeto Toho Shuppan Inc.
Place Published: Osaka
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 2002
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 4to

Presents a stunning 2331 Japanese can labels, covering a period of many years, with most being produced in the Taisho period (and early Showa) from 1912-1935, and with some dating back to the Meiji (1868-1912); the labels being chosen from the collections of the Japanese Canners Association and other canning companies; many of the cans during these periods were for export, thus the labels show text in foreign languages, such as English or French; introduction in Japanese and English, and with list of labels to rear of text; copiously illustrated in full colour throughout, including a double gate-fold; illustrated orange boards in illustrated dustwrapper, and with the original printed belly-band; Very Good tight clean copy in like dustwrapper/belly-band.

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