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Synopsis: First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Book Description: Reissued here in its second edition of 1877, this was the most popular work on Japanese history of its time, written by the expert William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928). Arranged in two parts, it presents a reliable history of Japan and an account of the four years Griffis lived there.
Title: The Mikado's Empire
Publication Date: 2002
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description Harper & Brothers, 1896. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. GOOD, no dust jacket, BINDING SPLIT IN TWO, TEXT FINE Satisfaction Guaranteed, International Shipping, Photos upon request. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000021650
Book Description Harper & Brothers, 1876. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Ex-library with typical library markings/labels. Stamped "withdrawn". Flat text pages. Previous owner's name on front inside cover and front endpaper. Age-toned. Cracked at front hinge. Pages secure. Brown boards scuffed. Your purchase benefits the world-wide relief efforts of Mennonite Central Committee. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000213938
Book Description Harper & Brother Publishing, 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. General staining, and wear. Bookseller Inventory # NJ1291
Book Description Harper Bros. New York, 1876. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 8vo. 625 pp. plus 12-page publisher’s catalogue. Illustrated. Maroon cloth binding, with gilt titling on cover and on spine, which has Japanese character design. Spine is darkened. Wear to corners and spine. Inner front hinge is cracked. Bookplate of Wm G. Mather (1857-1951), a Cleveland, Ohio-based book collector and world traveler. A reading cop only. Bookseller Inventory # M-339
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1896. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Various(photographs and Art, engravings) (illustrator). Eighth. Boards in green cloth, good w/ wear top and bottom of spine, penciled glosses to Japanese words on endpapers, one loose page, intact and tipped in. 678p., indexed, appendices relevant to time measurement, associated ideas of art and poetry(interesting), charts of trade trends, etc. Richly illustated w/ engraved photographs of Empress, Emperor. Is the title of this book a reference to Gilbert and Sullivan. Is this the real Japan or an imaginary one of the Western mind, in the 19th century. Art after Hokusai, Hiroshige, much else. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002560
Book Description Harper Brothers, 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Stated Sixth Edition with dark green cloth with beveled boards bright gilted lettering on front and spine has only a few minor surface blemishes and a trace of silver fishing; very attractive covers with nice beveled edges that have but minor bumping at corners. interior has former owner's plates inside cover othewise clean tight and overall very good plus. Bookseller Inventory # tme11142007
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1883. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. New Edition (3rd?). 651pp with 108 illustrations from drawings and photographs. This edition includes Book I: History of Japan from 660 B.C. to 1872 A.D.; Book II: Personal experiences, observations, and studies in Japan, 1870-1874; and a supplementary chapter on Japan in 1883. Surely the best account in English at this period of Japanese history and culture. Binding is worn at foot of spine and copy lacks front free endpaper; old stamp of N.H. Shiraeji, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 000356
Book Description Harpers & Bros., 1877. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1900 edition, book 2 only. Ex-library copy with usual markings. Brown cloth cover shows minor wear and rubbing. Former owner's signature and minor writing on the front free endpaper. Pages are clean with minor foxing, text is intact and unmarred. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001435551
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1877. Second edition. Octavo. Hardcover. Fair: quite some wear. Should be considered as a working copy. 645 Pages, Illustrated in black and white. Book I. History of Japan, from 660 B.C. to 1872 A.D. Book II. Personal Experiences, Observations, and Studies in Japan, 1870-1874. A highly interesting and scarce work. Unfortunately not in the best condition which is refelected in the price. Provenance: From the library of Maurice Champoud, Switzerland. Bookseller Inventory # 15816
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1877. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Very Good. First Single Volume Edition. HEAVY. 634pp, index, num bw ills (many full page), map. Or green bevelled cloth. Dampstain across top of covers and spine not affecting pages. Much reprinted account of the history of Japan, and personal contemporary experiences and observations while travelling there. Originally published as 2 volumes, both included in this single volume edition. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 014583