Unbeaten Tracks in Japan. An account of Travels in the Interior including visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikko.

London: George Newnes, 1900.

Price: $250.00

About the item

First edition thus. Frontispiece folding map, reinforced at fold. xxiv, 336pp. Royal 8vo. Bound in three quarter mottled modern brown calf, crimson leather title label, marbled boards, a.e.g. Fine.

Item #316793

Miss Isabella Lucy Bird, later Mrs. J.F. Bishop (1831-1904), left England to seek a better climate for her health in 1878, she returned to Japan in 1894 and 1896. She was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.