Tokyo: The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1913. First printing. Hardcover. The preface states that this guide was for travelers from Europe and America, tourists as well as "business men and capitalists" The newly opened trans-continental railway via Siberian and Manchurian Railways in 1908 made this guide essential.
Lg 12 mo. , xii, LXXXVI, 350 pp., illustrated with a total of 19 color folding maps (some detached but present) including another folding map "General map of Eastern Asia" loose in the rear pastedown pocket, 16 black and white photographic plates & many illustrations in text. Brown cloth covers with gilt title on spine and front, teg. Spine ruffled at head. Internally clean. Two, small early owner stick-on address lables and two Korean Relief stamps from 1966 are attached to the early pages with no text being effected. Very good condition. Item #27296