New York & Yokohama: C. Levy, 1878. First edition. Hardcover. Le Gendre [1830-1899] was a French-born American general and diplomat, who served as advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Empire of Japan from 1872 to 1875 and as advisor to Emperor Gojong of the Korean Empire from 1890 to 1899 (Wikipedia).
8vo, ix, 370 pp including appendices with large folding table on Husbandry and Taxation, color folding map Empire of Japan, chart Cost to Acquire Arable Land (with tears on folds). Half dark brown leather, half dark cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Bright clean copy. OCLC 187409964. very good condition. Item #20490