Publisher:American-Japanese Publishing Assn, San Francisco, 1950
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
American-Japanese Publishing Assn, 1950, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Facsimile
JOSEPH HECO. The Narrative of a Japanese, San Francisco: American-Japanese Publishing Association, 1950. Octavo, reprint of the 1890s edition, pp. iii, 346, 3 (errata, colophon); 254, 6 (appendices), v (another appendix), 1 (errata), blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, halftone illustration, former owner's name on free front endpaper. Pre-publication prospectus laid in. Memoirs of a Japanese man who was lost at sea and rescued by an American ship that brought him to the U.S. He became an interpreter who helped advance U.S.-Japan relations and ultimately became a U.S. citizen. Original edition became exceedingly rare, thus this reprint. Condition of this book: Very good with light wear and a few marks to the covers. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Japan; 19th century; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54511.