A book of lessons for the use of schools. Published by permission of the school Kaiseijo. Second edition.

A book of lessons for the use of schools. Published by permission of the school Kaiseijo. Second edition.

Numadz: Itiro W.N. & Co., Meiji 4th, [i.e. 1872]. Second and last edition, small 8vo (approx. 7" x 4 3/4"), pp. [2], 42 plus printed pastedowns (the first the title-p. in Japanese), 3 red chopmarks on title-pp. (one of them Shogo, who amassed, I am told, a famous collection of language books in Tokyo), text in Roman letter throughout and printed from metal type; orig. blue wrappers sewn in Japanese manner, printed paper label on upper cover; externally worn, and with some limpness to the wrappers, all else very good and sound. Not in OCLC. A Critical Bibliography of Materials for English Studies in Japan. Collected by Osaka Women's University, 1962, no. 97. The text contains 7 brief histories, including Columbus Discovers America, History of Isaac Newton, Washington's Regard for his Mother, and Alfred and his Mother. Item #21891

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