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Things Japanese, Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan, for the Use of Travellers and Others by  Basil Hall [ownership Signature of Correspondent Henry Keys] Chamberlain - Hardcover - Sixth Edition, Revised  - 1939 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 026019)

Things Japanese, Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan, for the Use of Travellers and Others

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Things Japanese, Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan, for the Use of Travellers and Others

by Chamberlain, Basil Hall [ownership Signature of Correspondent Henry Keys]

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1939. Sixth Edition, Revised . Green Cloth, Gilt. Good. Frontispiece Portrait. 584 pp. Greatly expanded posthumous edition of Chamberlain's overview of Japanese culture and society. Well worn at corners, frayed at top and bottom of spine, cover gilt strong, spine gilt present but weak, front hinge loose but intact, rear hinge broken, but binding quite intact, frontispiece and tissue guard without damage. Ownership signature of Henry Keys, London Daily Express and Sunday Express war correspondent in China and post-war correspondent in Japan, dated "Tokio '45", on title page.

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Bookseller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
026019
Title
Things Japanese, Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan, for the Use of Travellers and Others
Author
Chamberlain, Basil Hall [ownership Signature of Correspondent Henry Keys]
Illustrator
Frontispiece Portrait
Format/binding
Green Cloth, Gilt
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Sixth Edition, Revised
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1939
Keywords
Japan
Bookseller catalogs
Japan: History; Art;

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