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Japan Tokyo Imperial Palace Buildings Grounds Hirohito Pre-WWII RARE BOOK 1937
Unknown, 1937. NOTE ... This Book is written entirely in the Japanese language. NOTE ... I am not able to translate Japanese to English, but feel confident that I have been able to transmit enough Key information to accurately describe this book's contents. Please See Pics ... SUMMARY This Pre-WWII book ... 1937/1938 ... presents an Incredible Snapshot of Tokyo's Imperial Palace ... Detailed View of its Buildings (Exteriors & Interiors), Grounds, and Landmarks ... during the early reign of Emperor Hirohito. NOTES Copy #262 of an Unknown Quantity ... without a doubt a SCARCE COPY. (178) Total Pages ... concluding with (60) Text-only pages. Photo Pages generally have a corresponding Text page on facing page. Loosened Tissue protecting Map page. Papered Endboards & Endpapers. ILLUSTRATION B/W Map/Index Color Panoramic, Aerial Photo Color Photo of the Nijubashi Bridge (215) captioned B/W Photos B/W Diagram of a Main Palace Building CONDITION Rugged, Brownish-Orange (Burnt Sienna Color) Cloth Hardcover with Gilt Front Cover Embossed Design of The Chrysanthemum Seal (aka The Imperial Seal of Japan) shows minor wear, plus visible yet light bottom edge sunning, and a very slight upward/outward bend of the front board. No Dust Jacket (very likely issued without Dust Jacket). Exterior page edges are also Gilt-Lined. Interior displays small amount of foxing/spotting to the first text page, but otherwise remains in remarkably Crisp, Clean, and Clear condition. Thank You for Your Interest ... All Questions Answered. NOTE: Shipping via USPS Priority Mail with Applicable Insurance & Track … [Click Below for Full Description]
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