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Title:The Western World and Japan
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$18.80)
Item ID:SB00-0112687
Publisher:The Cresset Press, London, 1950
Illustrator:Photographic & Illustrations
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Dust Jacket:Good
The Cresset Press, 1950, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic & Illustrations

preface, acknowledgements, note on transliteration, descriptive list of plates, and index. The text is illustrated with 25 black-and-white photographs/illustrations throughout the occasional map is also present. Cream coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A study of the Japanese history from 1886 up to time of writing of the book. "But since modern Japanese history is largely a history of the impact of Occidental culture upon a Are Eastern country, the author has found it desirable to deal first with the general problem of European influences on Asia, and against that background to treat of Japan as a particular case stop his book, therefore, deals first on a broad lines with European intercourse with India, Southeast Asia, and China, and in detail with the native culture of Japan as it has been affected by her foreign relations, beginning with the arrival of the Portuguese in the 16th century and ending with the China war of 1895." – From the front fold over panel blurb. Softening of the backstrip edges and browning and discolouration of the book edges. The book panels show quite marked handling and some rubbing. Browning and foxing to the textblock edges and light browning of the internal text. A previous owner has placed light pencil marks and notations in the margins of the book ,throughout. Previous owners name to the top edge of the free front and paper. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Shipping to the dustwrapper corners and to be backstrip corners. Heavy rubbing, marks and browning to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (4), V-XVI, (2), 3-543, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Japan; Inventory No: 0112687.
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