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Why Japan Was Strong (SIGNED)

Patric, John

Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1943
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8vo. 313 pp. INSCRIBED "To ***/who is one of/the valuable/people/who help operate the/finest shipyard/in the United States/and therefore the/world. You are doing/more than you know/to defeat the bitterest/enemy we have/ever known/John Patric/Aug. 4, 1943." On facing page, Patric has written "May this narrative/add to your/understanding of/the tough little/guys who are/giving us so/much trouble." Grey cloth, map endpapers, in color illustrated dustjacket. Near fine (book review tipped in at rear) in good dustjacket (wears & chips to extremities; short closed tears). Patric travelled in pre-World War II Japan, Korea, Manchukuo and China and came to understand the strong, hard-working, and frugal people. Here he shares his adventures and ".gives the reader a chance to find out what these people are like and how they feelf about their government." - dustjacket flap. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 14740

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Title: Why Japan Was Strong (SIGNED)

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company

Publication Date: 1943

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st.

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