"Monumenta Nipponica, vol. 2 no. 1, January 1939" Edited by Johannes B. Kraus (Printed in Japan, First Edition)

"Monumenta Nipponica, vol. 2 no. 1, January 1939" Edited by Johannes B. Kraus (Printed in Japan, First Edition)

150.00

Sophia University, Tokyo.  1939, First Edition.

This semi-annual journal is one of the oldest english-language academic journals in the field of Asian studies being founded in 1938.  While more contemporary editions of the journal are entirely in English, this specific edition also contains essays in German and French. Published during the height of the modern era of Japanese imperialism, this rare edition is seldom found on the internet being sold as a single item.  

Paper wrapped with original packaging/slipcase. Edition is in Good(-) condition.  Show signs of peeling on the spine and a 1.5" tear to front cover.  Corners are slightly bumped.

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