History and Geography of Japan
PAPINOT Edmond (1909].)
£250.00 [First Edition]
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with 300 illustrations, 18 Appendixes and several maps. First edition. 11 double-page colour lithograph maps and two plans. 8vo. Original cloth, a very good ex-bibrary copy (stamps on verso of title). [xiv], 842pp. Yokohama, Kelly & Walsh, dated: Meiji 42, [i.e.
Arranged alphabetically this encyclopedia provides a wealth of scholarly information, including an atlas of Japan (incl. Taiwan, Korea, Manchuria and Sakhalin!). Particularly useful is the Supplement which gives a list of the 'Principal foreigners connected with Japan before the Restoration'. Appendices include a list of 'The 7 generations of celestial Spirits', a chronological list of emperors, a list of Shogun, a list of nengo, as well the best explanation of the computations of years, months, days, hours, etc. preceeding the Meiji restoration. Rare. Only 7 copies in OCLC.
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