The Chrysanthemum - A Monthly Magazine for Japan and the Far East Complete set of 3 volumes
[Japan] Scarce complete set of 'The Chrysanthemum' Vols. I and II with Vol III, the larger format, 'The Chrysanthemum and Phoenix' (as the name was changed to), published from 1881-1883. An important reference containing numerous scholarly and cultural articles, discussions of various topics & illustrations, with plates (some fold-outs).
Vol. I - (2)+iv+(2–blank)+507pp. 21.5 x 15cm. Yokohama, Japan. Kelly & Co., Jan.-Dec., 1881.Vol. II - (frontispiece illustration)+(2–blank)+(2)+vi+576pp. 22 x 15cm. Yokohama. R. Meiklejohn and Company. Jan.-Dec., 1882.Vol. III (2)+(2)+302pp+at back, 1 large folding plate. 24.8 x 19cm. Yokohama. Kelly & Co. Jan.-Jun., 1883.
All three volumes in very good condition with only general age wear. Each with the small previous owner name-stamp of George R. Brush M.D. U.S. Navy; in service as a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. Two volumes also with the pencil name of W. Skinner. b32090661