The new magazine devoted to the study of the English language and literature. 日本英學新誌 [Nihon eigaku shinshi].
Tokyo: Tokyo Eigaku Shinshi Hakkoujo, 1892-1897. Collection of 39 issues of an English study magazine, 8vo, pp. 50 on average; set incomplete, issues present are as follows: 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 24-30, 37-43, 51-55, 58, 60, 66 , 67, 71-73, 75, 96-99, 101, 121, 109; sections excised from some issues, the occasional annotation present, issue 109 with lower cover nearly gone. A good set overall. The premiere English study magazine of its time, each issue consists of Japanese and Chinese material in translation, serialized aids to classic English literature (Rasselas, A Christmas Carol) and English readers, lectures and exercises on grammatical points, puzzles, humorous and topical conversations, English idioms, the appropriate addresses to various ranks of nobility, physiognomy, and so on. Text is in a mixture of English and Japanese. No copies located outside of Japan. Item #46584