War in the East Japan China Korea Port Arthur 1895 Salesman's Sample rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, East Asian History, Japan, China, Korea, 1st Sino-Japanese War, Sample Book, Salesman's Sample, Subscription).
The War in the East. Japan, China, and Corea. A complete history of the War, its causes and results; its campaigns on sea and land; its terrific fights, grand victories, and overwhelming defeats. With a preliminary account of the customs,habits, and history of the three peoples involves. Their cities, arts, sciences, amusements, and literature, by Trumbull White. Illustrations by Teitoku Morimoto and K.C. Fireman.
Salesman's sample edition published 1895, Philadelphia by J.H. Moore.
672 pages. Please note, that because of the nature of the work, this represents the last pagination found in the book, not the exact total which is closer to perhaps 125pp. With numerous plates and intext illustrations throughout, almost impossible to collate due to nature of the work being a representation of the book itself.
Text in English.
Not the complete work, but rather a sample of the chapters and illustrations found in the original work. Provided to salesmen to solicit orders for this subscription only book.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/8" H x 6 1/2" W.