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Strangers in Strange Lands

Translated by Dr. Humour

Strangers in Strange Lands Translated by Dr. Humour

Strangers in Strange Lands Translated by Dr. Humour

[Japan] Interesting and rather obscure work that tells various anecdotes of Japanese people while in Europe or the US. Most are referred to with just the first letter of the surname (i.e. Mr. K_ or Dr. T_ etc.) but some names are mentioned including Komyoji Saburo, Hoshi Toru, Maruyama Sakura, and Kubota [Beisen]. This is the first edition and there was even a 5th edition published in the same year so it seems to have been a popular book.

 

Tokyo. Bunrokudo. 1902.

 

[3] 91pp, 31[1]. 15 x 11.2cm.

 

Original wrappers, browned and with a few light marks, minor chip to lower edge of upper wrapper and first few leaves. Spine chipped. Ex-ownership stamps to front free endpaper and title. Very minor occasional marks to text, but overall near fine to fine. Includes two fold-out ads, for the book itself and what is presumed to be the Japanese edition of the same text. b32110735

Strangers in Strange Lands

Price: ¥55,000




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