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By: MITFORD, A.B.
Publisher: Shoeido, Tokio / Tokyo, 1890,:
Seller ID: 96610
MITFORD, A.B. The Tale of Forty Seven Ronins. Tokio : Shoeido, n.d. [late 19th century]. Pp (2),-24,(2). frontispiece. Small 8vo, illustrated whitestitched wrappers. From the Tales of Old Japan by A.B. Mitford which was f ist published in London in 1871. Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford (1837-1916), Lord Redesdale, was in the British Foreign Service as a young man. He was assigned to the legation in Japan for several years and acquired a life-long fascination with Japanese culture. This book has been a standard source of information about Japanese folklore and customs. Covers worn, nicked, ... View more info