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Japan:  As Seen and Described by Famous Writers by  Esther (editor) Singleton - Hardcover - Later Printing - 1907 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

Japan: As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

by Singleton, Esther (editor)

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Musty, spine rubbed.


NY: Dodd, Mead and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, spine rubbed.. 1907. Later Printing. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding with gilt lettering and design stamped on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Many photographs. A collection of writings about Japanese culture, history, religion, monuments, arts, customs, geisha, the tea ceremony, clothing, and gardens. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 29717
  • Title: Japan: As Seen and Described by Famous Writers
  • Author: Singleton, Esther (editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket; Musty, spine rubbed.
  • Edition: Later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1907
  • Keywords: Japan
  • Bookseller catalogs: Asia;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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