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


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


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.


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