1876 1ed Mikado Empire Japan History Mythology Samurai Meiji Shogun Illustrated

GRIFFIS, William Elliot

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William Elliot Griffis was an American orientalist, minister, and author. After the Civil War, he attended Rutgers University where he was an English and Latin language tutor for Tarō Kusakabe, a young samurai from Echizen province. In 1870 Griffis was invited to Japan by Matsudaira Shungaku, to organize schools in a more western style. Griffis’ book ‘The Mikado’s empire’ was one of the most popular books on the mysterious nation of Japan during its time. Griffis breaks the book down into two component parts; part 1 being a history of Japan form 600 B.C. to 1872 A.D, and part 2 being Griffis’ personal experiences, observations, and studies in Japan from 1870 to 1874.

 

This 1876 first edition includes 108 illustrations throughout!

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1876 1ed Mikado Empire Japan History Mythology Samurai Meiji Shogun Illustrated

 

William Elliot Griffis was an American orientalist, minister, and author. After the Civil War, he attended Rutgers University where he was an English and Latin language tutor for Tarō Kusakabe, a young samurai from Echizen province. In 1870 Griffis was invited to Japan by Matsudaira Shungaku, to organize schools in a more western style. Griffis’ book ‘The Mikado’s empire’ was one of the most popular books on the mysterious nation of Japan during its time. Griffis breaks the book down into two component parts; part 1 being a history of Japan form 600 B.C. to 1872 A.D, and part 2 being Griffis’ personal experiences, observations, and studies in Japan from 1870 to 1874.

 

This 1876 first edition includes 108 illustrations throughout!

 

Item number: #9523

Price: $399

 

GRIFFIS, William Elliot

 

The Mikado’s empire

 

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1876. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 625, [1], 11, [1]
    • 108 illustrations
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 18cm)

 

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Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Religion

Authors

GRIFFIS, William Elliot

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete