Cornell's Primary Geography for the Use of Schools. 地学初歩. [Chigaku shoho]. SARAH S. CORNELL.
Cornell's Primary Geography for the Use of Schools. 地学初歩. [Chigaku shoho].
Cornell's Primary Geography for the Use of Schools. 地学初歩. [Chigaku shoho].

Cornell's Primary Geography for the Use of Schools. 地学初歩. [Chigaku shoho].

Yedo. No publisher. The 2nd Year of Kei-ou. [1866]. First edition. Stock ID #162307

Seven colour woodblock folding colour maps, two colour maps showing the hemispheres, mainly black and white maps in text, unpaginated [60]pp. Bound in traditional Japanese four hole stab binding, modern string ties, chops on title page, upper cover and inside lower cover. Early owner's name 'Koike Tamizi' [Tamiji?] inside lower cover. Insect damage on upper sections of leaves and maps throughout some repaired. Paper covered card covers marked, rubbed and creased from use. Nevertheless still an attractive little volume. 18 x 12.3cm. Scarce Japanese edition of this well known American textbook which was highly influential in Japan. Includes information about Australia and the United States. Text in English. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 162307).

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