1 volume 12mo, CCIV-370 pp., bound in brown cloth with illustrative endpapers, spine and cover gilt lettered, decorrated with 1 frontispiece in colour, many photographs in black and white and 15 folded maps in colour, in perfect condition. Contents: Chapter I: Preparatory Information - Chapter II: Communications - Chapter III: Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones - Chapter IV: Geographical Features - Chapter V: History - Chapter VI: Dress, Food, Dwellings, Conveyances and Customs - Chapter VII: Outline of History of Japanese Art - Chapter VIII: Religions of Japan - Chapter IX: Education - Chapter X: Religious Architecture (Shinto and Buddhist) - Chapter XI. Industries - Chapter XII: Bu-jutsu, or Military Arts-Chapter XIII Wrestling - Chapter XIV: Hunting and Fishing - Chapter XV: Music and Musical Instruments - Chapter XVI: No Dance, Kyogen, and Utai Recitation - Chapter XVII: Shibi and Gidayu - Chapter XVIII: Tea-Ceremony and Flower Arrangements - Chapter XIX: Sketch of Japanese Literature - Chapter XX: Landscape Gardening. General Sketch: Route I: Shimonoseki and Moji-Route II: Moji to Kagoshima-Route III: The Ryukyu Islands-Route IV: Nagasaki Line (Tosu-Nagasaki)-Route IV: Shimabara Light Railway-Route V: Nagasaki and Neighbourhood-Route VI: Excursions from Nagasaki to the Outlying Islands-Route VII: Hoshu Line (Kokura-Oita)-Route VIII: San-in District-Western Section-Route IX: San-yo Line (Shimonoseki to Kobe)-Route X: Shikoku-Route XI: Kobe and Environs-Route XII: The Inland Sea-Route XIII: Kobe to Osaka-Route XIV: Osaka and Environs-Route XV: Osaka to Shin-Maizuru and Visit to Ama-no-hashidate-Route XVI: Visit to Yosino, Koya-san and Waka-no-ura-Route XVII: Osaka to Kyoto by Railway-Route XVIII: Kyoto and Environs-Route XIX: San-in District-Eastern Section-Route XX: Nara Line (Kyoto to Nara)-Route XXI: Nara and Vicinity-Route XXII: Kwan-sai Main Line, E. of Nara-Route XXIII: Pilgrimage to the Ise Shrines-Route XXIV: Kyoto to Maibara-Route XXV: Taiwan to Formosa. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: An Official Guide to Eastern Asia Vol. II ...
Publisher: Tokyo, The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1914.
Book Description Imperial Japanese Government Railways, Tokyo, 1914. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Vol. 2 only. CCIV, 370 pages. Ex-library, with a perforation punch on the title page. Top of spine wrinkled with a 1/2 inch tear. Size: Small 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 20311
Book Description Tokyo, The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1914. XII, CCIV, 370 pp. Col. frontispiece, num. b./w. ills & 15 col. maps & plans (some folding). Orig. reddish brown binding, title gilt. - Hinges stenghtened with small strip of (Japanese?) paper; three maps are loose; owner's signature on the title-page. Bookseller Inventory # 168496
Book Description Tokyo, Japanese Government Railways, 1914., 1914. Kl-8, Farbtafel, ,XII, CCIV, 370 pp mit zahlreichen Textabbildungen, 15 meist mehrfach gefalteten Plänen (1 Plan mit kleinem Einriss), 5 s/w-Tafeln. Oleinenband. Leicht berieben und angestaubt. Vorderdeckel fleckig. Bücher. Bookseller Inventory # 14005
Book Description The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1914. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 16mo - over 5. 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. Bookseller Inventory # 000841
Book Description 1914. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1914 first edition. Limp Hardcover. 12mo., 370pp., color frontis, color folding maps, gilt printed limp boards covered with tan cloth and with endpaper maps. Top edge gilt. Near Fine. No ownership marks. Outstanding condition!. Bookseller Inventory # a83463
Book Description Tokyo, The Imperial Japanese Govern. Railways, 1914. 2 volumes, (II & III), first editions, (2),xll,cclv,370; (2),x,488pp, with 15 & 25 coloured and folding maps & plans, nummerous plates and illustrations, original giltlettered cloth.- The volume III, covers watherstained and wrinkled. Good copies. KEYWORDS:japan. Bookseller Inventory # 4330