Keeling's Guide to Japan - 4th edition the First Comprehensive English Guidebook Published in Japan
Yokohama, Tokio, Hakone, Fujiyama, Kamakura, Yokoska [sic], Kanozan, Narita, Nikko, Kioto, Osaka, Kobe etc., etc. Together with Useful Hints, History, Customs, Festivals, Roads etc. etc. with Ten Maps. Fourth Edition, revised and enlarged by A. Farsari. This is the scarce first printing of the 4th edition (a 2nd printing was made in 1890).
A. Farsari & Co., Yokohama. For Sale by Kelly & Walsh, Limited. Yokohama, Shanghai, Hongkong, and Singapore. 1889. 164pp+14pp of ads at rear. With 10 single & double-page maps 15.9 x 11.1cm.
In good condition. Minor edge and age wear. Title page with the faint small previous ownership stamp of George R. Brush M.D. U.S. Navy who was a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. Brush has tipped in some photos, a very interesting little booklet from the Hafuya Hotel, a ticket, along with a few notations of travel and dates. Binding is a little weak. Some photos are pasted over a whole page but Brush has generally tipped the photos in and placed photos behind blank pages (the reverse side of maps). One small area of damage to one of the ads in the rear.