Tokyo. 日本郵船. Showa 9 . 4th edition. Stock ID #161075
Colour folding map at rear, black and white photographic illustrations, 54pp, stapled wrappers little foxed with some minor insect damage lower edge upper wrapper, staples rusted but still holding. First published in 1925, this travel guide was produced for passengers of the NYK Line (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (日本郵船株式会社)) travelling to Australia. It includes period pictures of major attractions including scenes of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Hong Kong and Manila; a colour folding map shows the route taken.
NYK Line is one of the oldest and largest shipping companies in Japan. From 1900-1950, the majority of Japanese merchant ships, liners, tankers, etc. sailed under the NYK Line banner. Regular services linked Kobe and Yokohama with South America, Batavia, Melbourne (as this guide shows), and Cape Town. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 161075).
Price: $250.00 AU