Foot-loose in Tokyo The Curious Traveler's Guide to the 29 Stages of the Yamanote Line with Makiko Yamamoto and Fumio Ariga
Pearce, Jean

New York - Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1976. F 210 pages, maps, black and white illustrations by Joy Harrison. Inscribed on the title page "With best wishes, Makiko Yamamoto Tokyo July 28, 1982" Foreword by Edward Seidensticker and with a useful station-by-station finding list at back. From the collection of Robert S. Greene (1922 - 2013) writer, New Orleans jazz musician, documentarian, historian and long an enthusiastic visitor to Japan while on his musical tours. With additional comments by him at chapter headings when visiting these locations, with a short reminiscence - usually concerning his uncle Paul C. Blum (1898 - 1981) a noted collector of books and manuscript materials on early Japan and that country's early interactions with the West who endowed the Collection at the Yokohama Archives of History Library with 7,000 items. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. Approx. 5"' x 7 1/8" size, illustrated softcover binding; light wear, in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24623)


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