Title An Official Guide to Eastern Asia- Trans-Continental Connections Between Europe and Asia: Vol II South-Western Japan
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Size 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall
Publisher Tokyo The Imperial Japanese Government Railways 1914
Seller ID 000841
Cloth; 6.25 x 4.5 inches; xii, cciv, 370 pages; colored lithograph from woodcut in verso to preface; numerous black and white photographic plates; numerous fold-out maps; in-text illustrations throughout. Flexible red cloth covered boards, top edges gilt, ribbon book mark, boards rubbed and edge worn, rear board with faint diagonal crease, occasional spotting in preliminary pages and light foxing on colored woodcut, fold-outs crisp and undamaged, binding sound. The Official Guide to Eastern Asia was begun in 1909 and was intended to be a sort of "Japanese Baedeker," down to the design, red cloth boards and fold-out maps. In total, five volumes were published between 1913 and 1917, this being the second.
JAPANESE TRAVEL GUIDE JAPAN TRAVELING FOLD OUT MAPS PLANS GUIDES ILLUSTRATED ILLUSTRATIONS RED CLOTH BINDING EASTERN ASIA