First English Japanese Phrasebook by Fukuzawa Yukichi Nice example of a scarce book
Zotei Kaei Tsugo [New and Revised Chinese English Phrasebook]
by Fukuzawa Yukichi
No place. Kaido Zohan. 1860.
210pp. 22.3 x 15.3cm.
Complete in one volume. This book was first pubished by Zi Qing of China in two volumes and then Fukuzawa added Japanese translations. English words are categorized under 46 headings, with each box containing the English word in a hand-written style, a katakana transliteration above it and a kanji transliteration below, with Chinese and Japanese (in katakana) translations on the right.
In very good original condition. Wear/stains to lower edge of front cover. A few tiny worm trails inside but overall very good.