Kinjo no kiko [Twilight in the Forbidden City]: Manshukoku Kotei heika on oitachi no ki.

JOHNSTON Reginald Fleming (1935.)

£550.00 

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First Japanese edition, second printing (not for sale). Numerous photographic plates (one folding), 12 facsimile plates of calligraphy, one genealogical table, and two folding maps. 8vo. Original purple silk presentation binding in original box. a.e.g. 22, 6, 516pp. Tokyo, Kanto Gen'yosha Shuppanbu,

The first English edition was published in the previous year. The Japanese translation includes additional material and was intended to cement Japanese claims on Manchuria. 

Stock Code: 210842

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