The Mikado's Empire. In two volumes Book 1. History of Japan, From 660 B.C. to 1872 A.D. Book II. Personal Experiences, Observations, and Studies in Japan, 1870-1874. William Elliot Griffis.

The Mikado's Empire. In two volumes Book 1. History of Japan, From 660 B.C. to 1872 A.D. Book II. Personal Experiences, Observations, and Studies in Japan, 1870-1874

New Yok: Harper and Brothers, 1906. Cloth. Good. Item #017657

Green cloth. Eleventh edition with seven supplementary chapters including history to beginning of 1906. 738 pages between both volumes. Illustrations throughout. An detailed history of Japan, including ancient Japan, ancient religion, early military domination, growth and customs of Feudalism, various rulers and ruling families, etc. The second book recalls the author's time in Japan, and his impressions of its culture and transformation. GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Minor soiling, with several small whitish spots to the front cover of volume two. Light rubbing and edgewear. Minor darkening to the pages. Some foxing to the page edges.

Price: $30.00

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