A Handbook for Travellers in Central & Northern Japan by E.M. Satow & Lieut. A.G.S. Hawes
Scarce first edition of this book that was the pre-cursor to the Murray's series on Japan.
Yokohama. Kelly & Co. 1881
xxi, 490pp+16pp advertisements in rear. 17.8 x 11.2cm
Original cloth boards faded but gilt titles on spine and front are mostly clear and legible. Edges slightly worn and fraying in places, spine ends chipped. Hinges have been professionally repaired. Previous owner’s signature on front paper and page edges. The maps in the book proper are intact as issued, some with closed tears. Missing the two maps in the rear pocket. Only very slight foxing on front few pages, otherwise contents are unmarked and in excellent condition.