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REDISCOVERING THE OLD TOKAIDO: In the Footsteps of Hiroshige, by Patrick Carey. Folkestone: Global Oriental, 148 pp. and 54 color plates, 16.50 British pounds.

Retracing notable footprints is a noble enterprise, and various are the pilgrimages, religious, literary or otherwise. In Japan, retaking known paths is something of an avocation and many a courtly romance finds a ramble dignified if it has the illustrious precedence of some prince or poet.

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