Item #67213 臺灣島之現在 / Taiwantou no genzai [= Taiwan at present]. Kouzui Outani.
臺灣島之現在 / Taiwantou no genzai [= Taiwan at present]
臺灣島之現在 / Taiwantou no genzai [= Taiwan at present]
臺灣島之現在 / Taiwantou no genzai [= Taiwan at present]

臺灣島之現在 / Taiwantou no genzai [= Taiwan at present]

Osaka: Daijosha, 1935. 8vo, pp. 15, [1], 647, [1], 5, [2]; text in Japanese; 80 maps, frontispiece portrait and 8 plates; quarter morocco over green cloth, gilt decorated spine, brown morocco title label, t.e.g.; covers soiled, first five leaves with black spotting in corner, text otherwise clean, good in original slipcase. Outani was head of the Honganji Sect of Buddhism, and headed a series of expeditions into China, ostensibly for archaeological purposes, before turning his sights to Taiwan and performing a survey of the island in 1935. He reports on the weather and its industries, primarily its agriculture. Included is a detailed list of crops, their properties and use. Item #67213

Price: $100.00

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