Tokyo. 遞信省通信局.[Teishinshō Tsūshinkyoku]. 明治三十九1906. Stock ID #170093
Bilingual (English and Japanese) early 20th century postal regulations as agreed between the Minister of State for Communications of Empire of Japan, 山縣 伊三郎 [Yamagata Isaburō], and the Postmaster General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Austin Chapman. 18 + 11pp, in wrappers, including 16 articles in the Agreement and 12 articles in the Detailed Regulations, also includes 8 postal forms numbered from A to H. Wrappers marked, some foxing on the first pages of both English and Japanese text and occasionally throughout, small holes and a little staining at staples, some light wear. 25.3 x 18.7cm. Booklet containing the regulations for parcel mail between Japan and Australia. The text discusses weights, sizes, charges, additional charges, prohibited items, postage stamps, writing method, etc of mail. The publisher, the 遞信省 "Ministry of Communications" or "State for Communications" was founded in 1885 and was merged with Railway Ministry in 1943. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 170093).
Price: $115.00 AU