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Japan as We Saw It by  M. [Mary Jane] Bickersteth - 1st Edition - 1893 - from Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] (SKU: 008398)

Japan as We Saw It

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Japan as We Saw It

by Bickersteth, M. [Mary Jane]

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First American Edition. Preface by the Bishop of Exeter, the author's father. ----Publisher's blue cloth with red border and stamped vignette in gilt. --- Bindings tight and square. Over opened at page 64/65. Text clean, light even toning some spotting. Moderate handling wear. Corners touched. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontispiece and photographs. --- 8vo, xvi, 354 p. incl. front., illus., plates, ports., fold. map. 21 1/2cm. index and notes. -------- "In 1891 The Bishop of Exeter accompanied by Miss Bickersteth went Japan for two months to visit his son the Bishop of Japan This is an admirable account of Japan from the point of view and there is a full description of the earthquake of October 1891 and among other two views of the destruction caused by the earthquake. " -- The Parents' Review, Volume 4, page 743..

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Bookseller
Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008398
Title
Japan as We Saw It
Author
Bickersteth, M. [Mary Jane]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
None Issued
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1893
Keywords
Japan 19th Century Travel; Missions --Japan; Japan --Description and travel; Japan --Social life and customs.

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About Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]

Blind-Horse-Books is committed to finding the best copies of the rare, the unusual, and modern literature for your pleasure. Specializing in Travel, Exploration and Geography. Blind-Horse-Books is operated by Richard and Dottie Oates, retired educators who after 40 years in the FLorida Keys now live in Central Florida.

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