1919 HANDBOOK OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE TOURIST LAND "Now that the Great War is over and the Service of a Man's Country does not make such insistent demands upon him, many feel that they have earned a time of relaxation and their thoughts turn to foreign travel.
For those so inclined, Japan offers a refuge w they may forget the horrors through which perhaps they have passed, and refresh their spirits to take up the burden of their work again."

Take a Trip Back in Time with this listing for "JAPAN: Tourist's Hand-Book, 1919," Japan Hotel Association, c/o Traffic Department, Imperial Government Railways, Tokyo. The Vintage Photography, enhanced by the well-written text, is superlative, documenting a way of life that is now just a memory. Please scroll down to see our pictures.

I can't even begin to list the depth with which Japan is discussed in this Guidebook. You'll read about the: Geography, Climate, Seasons, Scenery, History, Culture, Manners and Customs, Fine Arts, Industries, and too much more to mention. About Fifty Different Cities are profiled. And t is a Large (15 by 13 inches) Color Tipped In Map of Railway and Steamer Lines still intact near the back cover.

Measuring approximately 7¼ by 4½ inches and containing 118 pages, this Booklet is in very good to excellent condition, as shown, clean and bright
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