A Dictionary of Japanese History
Goedertier, Joseph M.

New York & Tokyo: Walker/Weatherhill, 1968. F 415 pages; each alphabetically-organized topic with the Japanese characters as well as a detailed description of the item, with more than 1,100 entries representing politics, law, religion, commerce and industry, literature and art, with a comprehensive subject index, index of names and terms in Japanese characters and a thorough cross-referencing system; political events, wars, feudal clans, features of government, social structure, styles of architecture & painting, outstanding works of literature, major religious and social developments ranging from prehistoric to modern times. With an appendix giving Pre-Meiji provinces & modern prefectures and another giving Japanese era names and dates. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. Book design & typography by Ronald Bell, text composed and printed by Kenkyusha, bound at the Makoto Binderies Tokyo, text set in Monotype Baskerville with display type in hand-set Futura. With the small bookseller stamp on front endpaper of Orientalia, Inc. 61 Fourth Avenue, NY. Dustjacket over hardcover boards binding; corner of inner flap of dustjacket clipped, not the U.S. price; jacket with a little edge, tips wear, spine colors sunned. Volume clean and in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24616)


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