New York: Putnam, 1915. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover. Gilt top edge. Frontispiece and several photographic plates. Foldout map in rear. 331 pp.
Scuffs and bumps to edges. 1/4" spot of dark discoloration on front cover. Scratch on top block edge. Ownership signature on first free endpaper. Tight and clean.
This is an uncommon first edition of the previously unpublished memoirs of Meiji-era politician Hayashi. Very good. Item #2346