A Concise Dictionary of the Principal Roads, Chief Towns and Villages of Japan by William N. Whitney
A Concise Dictionary of the Principal Roads, Chief Towns and Villages in Japan with Populations, Post Offices etc. Together with Lists of Ken, Kuni, Kori, and Railways.
Compiled from Official Documents by W. N. Whitney M.D.
Interpreter of the U.S. Legation, Tokyo.
Tokyo. Z.P. Maruya & Co. Limited. 1889
248pp + 288pp Appendix +5pp preface + 1 folding map. 18.8 x 13cm.
Comprehensive and scarce work. This appears to be the first edition where the dictionary and appendices were bound together in one book.
Ex-libris but few markings. Previous owner's name 'Rev. R.B Grinnan Kobe 1893' in pencil at top of title page. Good with some foxing. Binding starting to loosen. Map has closed 5cm tear but otherwise good.