New York: P. F. Collier, 1904. First Edition. 1/8th Maroon cloth spine with brown paper over boards and paper pictorial onlay on cover. Folio 11.25" x 16", unnumbered with forty-eight leaves of B&W photographs and illustrations portraying the beauty of the country and its military prowess during the Meiji Period. Contributors include Henry Reuterdahl, Fletcher Ransom, Sidney Adamson, and Genjiro Yeto. Original cover design by J. C. Leyendecker. Issued just prior to the Russo-Sino War. Wear through at the corners, scuffing on the boards, inside front spine reinforced, pages and illustrations are all very good. Issued just before the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War, this book demonstrates the capacity of their military might. Very good minus description. Item #1303
"These pictures are the truth about the undersized, nervous, wirey, and gritty Japanese man in the forefront as soldier and man-of-war's man."