Japanese History

Japanese History

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Ainu Life and Legends, Kindaiti, Kyosuke (D. Litt)
1 Kindaiti, Kyosuke (D. Litt) Ainu Life and Legends
Tokyo, Japan Tourist Library 1941 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a small trade paperback sized book with cardstock covers and a sewn binding. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The limp cardstock covers have some light wear, bumping and rubbing along with a couple of smallish patches fading. The front cover of the book has a square pictorial pastedown which is in very good condition, with only a couple of small spots of rubbing to the bottom edge. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs. There is a full color photographic frontispiece. This book is part of the Japanese Tourist Librar (volume 36) and covers the ethnically separate group of people on the Japanese Islands called the Ainu. This group had it's own language, in fact, a language that so far cannot be connected to any other language (a language Isolate). This guide gives a detailed description of the characteristics of the people, some information about their living arrangments and culture, their ceremonies, languages and legends, and more. This particular guide in the series has become rather scarce. ; Vol. 36 
Price: 45.00 USD
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