The Mineral Wealth of Japan by Adj. Prof. Henry S. Munroe
[Japan] Scarce publication by U.S. geologist Henry Smith Monroe (1850-1933), who worked in Japan for the Meiji government from 1872-75, and then Tokyo Imperial University from 1875-76 before returning to the U.S. to study for a PhD at Columbia University. He worked in Hokkaido with Benjamin Smith Lyman (1835-1920), conducting land resources surveys in order to develop Japan's mineral resources there, hence this publication which was also published in Vol. V of, 'Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers'.
Philadelphia. Sherman & Co., Printers. 1878.
pp. 67 + large folding map in rear. 23.3 x 15cm.
In very good condition. Some spotting to front cover. Rear cover with minor chipping at edges. Internally very good. Map also very good. b32110736