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Yokohama And Vicinity. Good Faith - Good Cheer - Good Luck THE GRAND HOTEL LIMITED

Yokohama And Vicinity. Good Faith - Good Cheer - Good Luck



Publication: Privately printed for The Grand Hotel, Limited, n d (ca 1905), NP

First edition. 24mo. 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" cloth binding, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 146 pp., front endpapers contain information about The Grand Hotel Ltd., Yokohama; affixed to rear endpapers is a fold out color map of Yokohama City, illustrated, advertisements, map. Book is divided into three parts: Part One is a guide book for Yokohama and immediate vicinity; Part Two is a section of Anglo-Japanese words for conversation including vowels, consonants, numbers, phrases, etc. Phrases for use at a hotel, for a departure, weather, engaging a jinrikisha, at a railway station, at a store, etc.; Part Three is a section of advertisements for hotels, steamship lines, alcoholic beverages, silks, embroideries, cut-velvets, silversmiths, livery stables, banks, cloisonne, tailors, bamboo works, and much more. There are pictures of Pacific Mail Steam Ship Company's ocean going steamers. The first page of the second section has a small closed tear to the bottom edge and covers are lightly scraped, else the interior is clean and bright and the fold out color map is in fine condition for an overall very good copy.

Inventory Number: 33760