Publisher New York and London: John Lane Company, 1911
Seller ID 005394
Red cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with toning and occasional foxing. 17 photographical plates many with two photos. Light handling wear with a sun-faded spine. Top edge stained light green. The author’s trip began in Berlin and continued through Russia via the Trans-Siberian Railway to Japan and continuing to China. The seamy side of Kyoto, a Tokyo teahouse, and the temple of Old Nikko are a few of the topics covered. The social nature of the Japanese are examined: Labour Conditions, Marriage Customs, Commercial Honesty and Politeness.