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  • Title/Content of Map: ???? Chigaku Kotohajime 1870 World Geography
  • Date Printed: 1870
  • Material/Medium: Bound Atlas
  • Size: 3 bound volumes, approx. 5x7 inches.

    Nicely illustrated with easily read text. Upon the restoration of the Meiji Emperor in 1867, the Japanese government launched a major effort to educate its citizens in the basics of Western science, natural science and medicine. The government encouraged the translation of foreign books and concepts into simple Japanese. During this period a profusion of books for this purpose were published in quantities surpassing all previous periods. The text shows maps and flags, and broadly discusses culture, race, history and geography. Japanese text.

    Reserve: $175.00

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  • Condition
    very nice collectible condition
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    Chigaku Kotohajime 1870 World Geography

    Estimate $200 - $250Feb 18, 2020
    Starting Price $120
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