An English Spelling Book with Reading Lessons for Beginners at the school Saishikwan in Fukuyama [Hiroshima]
[Japan] Very scarce English study book published in Hiroshima by the Fukuyama clan in 1870. The Seishikan (in this book 'Saishikwan') was a clan school that opened in 1855 and closed in 1872 to become part of another school which eventually become the Hiroshima Prefectural Fukuyama-Seishikan High School that exists today. The title page stamped with the ownership seal of the Fukuyama Clan Hospital.
Fukuyama [Hiroshima]. No publisher [probably Saishikwan]. 1870.
26pp. 18.1 x 12.4cm.
In good condition. Title page with staining and damage to lower right. Small wom hole on rear cover that goes through to the next few pages. Otherwise in good shape. b33121089