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Terry's guide to the Japanese Empire including Chosen (Korea) and Taiwan (Formosa), with chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the Chief Ocean Routes to Japan

  • A handbook for travelers by T. Philip Terry (1864-1945).

  • 1080 pages, with 8 specially drawn maps and 23 plans, in English

  • Published: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1933.

  • Edition: Revised & Augmented.

  • In gold-blocked red publisher cloth boards with scarce brown paper dustwrapper. Illustrated with all present maps and plans (many folded).

    This is one of the classic guides to a part of the world which was about to go through major change and upheaval. A real glimpse of a world now largely vanished. The plates in the advertising directory capture this well.


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  • Domestic Insured USPS Priority $30 within the contiguous US.

  • International shipping rate determined by destination.

  • Other shipping options allowed upon request with rates determined by the destination.
  • Condition

  • Book: VG tight copy, DJ: Fair. Light age toning.
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    Terry's Guide: Japanese Empire. 1933, Houghton

    Estimate $170 - $250Mar 12, 2018