Glimpses of the East - Official Shipper's Guide, Nippon Yusen Kaisha, 10th Annual Issue, 1927-1928.
KAWATA T. (1927.)
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4to. Numerous tinted and black and white illustrations, coloured map to the front endpapers. Very good in the original pebble-grained cloth, gilt, just a little rubbed. Thumb-indexed by country and each country paginated separately, but c.650pp. Tokyo, Japan Advertiser,
'Glimpses of the East' was the official shipper's guide of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha, the present being the 10th annual issue. Richly illustrated throughout it includes chapters on China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, British India, Australia, British Columbia, United States etc. Of particular interest are the countless hotel and commercial adverts preceding each section.
Stock Code: 226018