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Keeling's Guide to Japan (1st ed.)

the First Comprehensive English Guidebook Published in Japan

Keeling's Guide to Japan (1st ed.) the First Comprehensive English Guidebook Published in Japan

Keeling's Guide to Japan (1st ed.) the First Comprehensive English Guidebook Published in Japan

Tourists' Guide

to

Yokohama, Tokio,

Hakone, Fujiyama, Kamakura,

Yokoska, Kanozan, Narita, Nikko,

Kioto, Osaka, etc., etc.

 

together with

Useful Hints, Glossary, Money, Distances,

Roads, Festivals, Etc., Etc.

 

Compiled by

 

by W.E.L. Keeling, M. A.

 

Tokio

 

1880

 

Sargent, Farsari & Co., Sole Agents,

Yokohama

 

First Edition (later editions contained maps but not the first edition).

 

Original covers. 92pp+ads. 17.3 x 11.3cm

 

Wear to covers and spine covering worn away. Binding a little loose but holding well. One page with small pencil drawing at top. Otherwise very good.

 

The first complete guidebook to Japan published in Japan in English. With many interesting period advertisements.

 

Very rare. Later editions (especially the 4th edition of 1890) occasionally appear but the first edition rarely turns up anywhere.

 

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Keeling's Guide to Japan (1st ed.)
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