The Hokuseido Press, 1936, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Unstated
This is the first book which gives in English, a complete survey of Japan's foreign relations over 400 years from 1542 to 1936. In it is found the marvelous story of achievements, unparalleled in world history, of Japan's rise from a hermit kingdom to a great world power. It is truly "a short history" which utilizes the cream of latest scholarly researches and brings the kaleidoscopic events in Japan's past foreign relations within the grasp of all who desire to understand the background of Japan's diplomacy today. Slipcase is stapled and riveted. It has rubbing & shelf wear as well as some abrasions to corner. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket has some shelf wear as well as a few chips & tears to extremities as well as some rubbing to corners. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges have some foxing to edges not gilded. Book comes in its original slipcase. The dust jacket is now protected in archival quality clear plastic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Japan; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 005368.