Japan – Samuel Mossman (1880) (1st ed)

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Japan – Samuel Mossman (1880) (1st ed)

S$130.00

Title: Japan

Author: Samuel Mossman

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1880. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. Very good. Slight sunning to spine, very slight foxing. Pages clean, binding extremely tight. With 2 foldout maps of Japan. A scarce book. 247pp., app 6″ by 4″, quite small.

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An overview of Japan in the mid-late 1800s, with 2 lovely foldout maps. Part of the scarce “Foreign Countries and British Colonies” series.

Contents:

Geography and Topography

Origin and Social Condition

History, and Political Condition

Military Organization

The Navy

Education and Religion

Language and Literature

Arts and Manufactures

Produce and Trade

Sciences – Flora and Fauna, etc