Milestones in Life: The Ceremonials that Mark the Life of the Japanese

Japan Travel Bureau. 4.25 x 6", 97 pp., color frontis, b/w illustrations, index, illustrated endpapers, red texture cloth, d.j., Tokyo, 1949. (o.p.; gilt lettering on spine/front cover, rubbed back d.j., text near fine). Item #19748

The people of Japan hold many festivals to mark the important stages in their lives. Descriptions and explanations of ceremonies, doll festivals, boys' festivals, evil year festivals, and other significant birthday celebrations (such as 40th, 61st, 77th and 88th year fete).

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