Official Municipal Administration Diary, Vols. 1, 2, & 3 - 1868 - Japan - 11/16/22 Auction
Official Municipal Administration Diary, Vols. 1, 2, & 3 - 1868 - Japan - 11/16/22 Auction
Official Municipal Administration Diary, Vols. 1, 2, & 3 - 1868 - Japan - 11/16/22 Auction
Official Municipal Administration Diary, Vols. 1, 2, & 3 - 1868 - Japan - 11/16/22 Auction
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Official Municipal Administration Diary, Vols. 1, 2, & 3

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Title: 官許市政日誌 (Official Municipal Administration Diary, Vols. 1-3)

Date: 1868

Description: This work features three volumes of Official Municipal Administration Diary, published in 1868 and bound together to form a book. It was printed during the last months of the Keio era, before the new Meiji government took over. This period was marked by Japan's rapid modernization as it joined the world stage after centuries of near total isolation.

Many of the newspapers and magazines of this era were highly propagandized in favor of the Japanese government. Japanese nationalism was on the rise during this time as the government attempted to form a united and militarized image, eventually coming to a boiling point during World War II.

Care Instructions: Japanese books are read right to left (instead of left to right) and are bound on the right side, contrary to those in Western languages. The pages may be double layered, and care must be taken to ensure that they do not separate when flipping through. The book must be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of bugs.

All purchases include a Certificate of Authenticity. You will receive the exact item in this photo.