History of Japan, Koya Nakamura, M.G. Mori, 1939, Very Good

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History of Japan
Author:
Koya Nakamura and M.G. Mori (Translator)
Publisher:
Board of Tourist Industry, Japanese Government Railways
Release Date:
1939
Seller Category:
JAPANESE ART
Qty Available:
1
Condition:
Collectible: Very Good
Sku: 00192
Notes: Very Good, 12mo, 7 3/4" x 5 1/2." Beige paper wrappers with beautiful color illustration on front of a waterway and buildings in Japan. Black lettering to spine. Covers age-toned with bumped tips and edge wear, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages slightly age-toned, else clean and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations. 119 pp., including illustrations, Bibliography, and Appendices. A history of Japan aimed at tourists. Other volumes of the "Tourist Library," a collection of informational brochures released by the Japanese government, are listed in front. The book moves chronologically through the different periods of Japan which are structured as follows: "The Ancient Period," "The Period of Political Reforms," "The Nara Period," "The Heian Period," "The Kamakura Period," "The Kenmu Restoration and the Yosino Period," "The Muromati Period," "The Azuti-Momoyama Period," "The Edo Period (Part I)," "The Edo Period (Part II)," "The Meizi Period," "The Taisyo-Syowa Period." Please note: the book uses updated Romanized spellings of Japanese words.