Japan Advertiser Press, 1928, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
Japan Advertiser. Enthronement of the One Hundred Twenty-Fourth Emperor of Japan, Tokyo: Japan Advertiser Press, 1928. Tall folio, so-called Enthronement Edition, pp. 177, purple cloth covers with cloth ties, metal and cloth spine, dust jacket, stored in a folder with bone clasps, halftone photos with one tipped-in color woodblock print, "Himeji Castle" by Hiroshi Yoshida. English-language publication, includes 45 pages of advertising by American companies doing business in Japan, many of them long gone. Good description of the elaborate pageantry surrounding the installation of the new emperor, Hirohito. Condition of this book: Water stain on folder bled through to the front panel of the jacket and cover, but internally fine. The original print remains pristine. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 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: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Japan; 1920s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54965.