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Great Japan: A Study in National Efficiency

by Stead, Alfred; Earl of Rosebery, intro

Condition: Fair to Good-/No Jacket


New York: John Lane Company, 1906. In sound enough shape without binding breaks, with general shelfwear and rubbing, some discolorations to covers, age-toning and some foxing to page paper. Department of the Navy, Department of Equipment, bookplate to front endpaper says, "Ship's Library, U.S.S. Dolphin," and there is a similarly designed Navy embosser blind stamp to the title page. This is the second edition, printed in England, and bound in brick red cloth with gilt titles. The white line decorations and borders on the covers are heavily rubbed, but the gold lettering is still bright. No dust jacket.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fair to Good-/No Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Steven Streufert, Bookseller/Bigfoot Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16964
  • Title: Great Japan: A Study in National Efficiency
  • Author: Stead, Alfred; Earl of Rosebery, intro
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair to Good-
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Lane Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1906
  • Bookseller catalogs: Asia; Business, Industry & Law;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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