Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1933.
First. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 18 plates. [xiv], 242 pp. 8vo. Bound in three-quarters modern calf and marbled boards by J. S. Fellowes. Fine. Item #318102
Ronald Victor Courtenay Bodley, MC (1892-1970), a British army officer, lived in Japan in the early 1930s, and was considered by Westerners at that time to be a preeminent source of knowledge on the area, proving to be erroneous on whether the Japanese were building military force prior to World War II. He wrote A Japanese Omelette during his time teaching at Keio University in 1933.
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