The Plant World of Japan

Miyoshi, Prof. M.

Published by Maruzen-Kabushiki-kaisha, Tokyo, Japan, 1910
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Arundel Books (Seattle, WA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 17, 1997

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 449.96 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Tokyo, Japan: Maruzen-Kabushiki-kaisha. 1910. F First Edition. S 1/2 Leather. Good. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE - Worldcat records no surviving examples of this work. Bound in publisher's half brown morocco over green cloth, spine and covers decorated in gilt and blind, top edge gilt (3 leaves at front are lacking the upper half of the leaf - with loss). Still apparently the only surviving copy of this work. "Japanese botanist Manabu Miyoshi served as Professor of Botany at the University of Tokyo (1895-1939) and became the second director of the university’s botanical gardens (1922-1924). He published works on the Japanese iris (Iris ensata Thumb.), Japanese cherry (Prunus species) and sweetflag (Acorus calamus L.). His Atlas of Japanese vegetation, illustrated with photographs, appeared in 1905-1909. A keen conservationist, he promoted the idea of ‘natural monuments’ for preservation."(JSTOR). Notes: Added t.p. and text in Japanese. Description: 4, 14, 740 pages, plates (some color) : illustrations ; 23 cm Responsibility: by Prof. M. Miyoshi. Bookseller Inventory # 00521422

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Plant World of Japan

Publisher: Maruzen-Kabushiki-kaisha, Tokyo, Japan

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: S 1/2 Leather

Illustrator: 35 Plates and 102 Illustrations

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: F First Edition.

Store Description

Arundel Books Seattle store is located Seattle's historic Pioneer Square. We have a select, diverse stock that is constantly changing and growing. Although we have an open store, we do the majority of our business over the Net and are committed to providing professional service. We began as a publishing company in 1984, and have been selling used and rare books through our stores and catalogues since 1987. Please visit our website: arundelbooks.com.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Arundel Books is a retail and internet bookstore operated by West Edge Media LLC (Washington State UBI #602387287) at the above address and phone number. Address inquiries to Phil Bevis. TERMS: Payment with order. Check (US$ only/US Bank), PayPal or Credit Card (Visa, M/C, Amex, Discover). YES, WE HAVE A SECURE SERVER. 7-day return only if not as described (you must notify us immediately on upon receipt of any problem). We pack carefully.


Shipping Terms:

For shipping info or special handling call 206-624-4442. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express