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WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN.
- Tokyo [1920], Hattensha.3/4 leather over cloth, corners worn top gilt,cloth rebacked, recent spine label,gold decorations 18.5 x 26 cm., vol. 1-4 complete Law & Pharmacology,32p.full index, many b.w. photos. R A R E FIRST & ONLY EDITION *** *** *** . . . THE LEGENDARY DICTIONARY OF FAMOUS HAKUSHI [DOCTORS] . . . IN GREAT JAPAN . . . [DOCTORS] OF: LAW, PHARMACY, MEDICINE, ENGINERING, . . . LITERATURE, AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & VETERINARY SCIENCES . . * This is complete volume 1 of a 6 volume set. All volumes are exceptionally RARE and difficult to find in a complete set, or even the parts. Each volume was issued separately and serially. . Collating the work is complex and has a somewhat misleading title page, citing: "1888-1920 Vol. I-IV Vol. HOGAKU HAKUSHI [HAKUSHI OF LAW] and YAKUGAKU HAKUSHI [HAKUSHI OF PHARMACOLOGY], DAI IKKAN [ZEN ROKU KAN NO UCHI]." . *** Volume 1 contains listings of all Doctors of Law & Pharmacology. . Volume 1 being of major importance, because it has the two important indices not found in any other volumes: . a. "A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME 'Who's Who Hakushi in Great Japan," 49 pages. This is a complete list of all Doctors of Law & Pharmacology in this volume. . b. "Whole Index" covers every Doctor of all disciplines from all 6 volumes in alphabetical order, the index to the whole set and its people, 48 pages. . Also contains index of Law Doctors, and of Pharmacology Doctors different from 'a.' above, i.e. different criterion for listing order. . *** Volume 1 covers Doctors of Law and Pharmacy, The work begins each page with English & Japanese texts, with title page, followed by several b.w. photos of documents and famous people: Ministers of Education [3p.], Presidents of the Imperial University of Tokyo [1p.], Presidents of the Imperial University of Kyoto [1p.], Presidents of the Imperial Universities of Kyushu, Tohoku & Hokkaido [1p.], Professors Emeritus of the Imperial Universities [1p.], preface & prefatory note. . With A CONTENTS OF FRONTISPIECES, Volume 1:p.1-3; A TABLE OF CONTENTS. "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN volume 1 p.3-9. . The below are comprehensive name indices with other details: A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME 'WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN" In a register of the Educational Dep't. Order, Law 6p., Medicine 16p., Engineering 11p., Literature 5p., Science 6p., Agriculture 5p., Forestry 1p, Veterinary Science 1p. . * Followed by: A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN," in Alphabetical Name Order, pp.1-48. Romanized name, Kanji name, entry number, degree in, &c. . AN IMPERIAL ORDINANCE OF A DEGREE 1887-1920 4 in all, 3p. . ABBREVATIONS, ERATTUMS AND EXPLANATIONS OF THE JAPANESE WORDS USED, 2p. . HAKUSHI OF LAW, alphabetical index, 60. . 1888-1920 WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN: arranged in order in register of the Educational Dept., pp.1-232, 210 entries. . HAKUSHI OF PHAMACOLORY: Alphabetical index of Pharmacology, 1p. followed by 188-1920 WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN [Pharmacology]: pp.1-39, 34 entries. . Each of the entries shows the details in both Japanese & English, with a photo and signature of each, with a biography of each, including rank, where employed, details of his activities. . * CONDITION: THE BINDING: The work is in its original binding which was leather spine, leather corners [3/4 leather], over dark green pebbled cloth with gold stamped decorations. Our copy has been restored in the distant past, with a black cloth spine and blue paper label, with gold stamped titles, mislabeled "Vols. 1-6." The book is firmly bound, solid hinges, there was some very old minor bumping to the upper right corner, by and large mostly pressed-flat now, else no other issues. . THE CONTENTS: The contents is very clean, without any markings, tissue guards present before each page of illustrations & photos, as issued. . The contents page shows all 6 volumes, as a form of 'advertisement' for the whole set. It states: . "A CONTENTS OF WHOLE VOLUME. "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN G
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