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Title: General Guide to to the Tokyo Science Museum. [Tokyo Science Museum; Under the Control of the Department of Education General Guide, covertitle]. [First edition].
Description: Tokyo Uedo Park, s.n., 1933. Small 8. Original wrappers, stapled. Covertitle in bold black type, monochrome illustration at centre. 55pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations after photographs illustrating interiors of halls with historic contents exhibited, 4 captioned full-page plans of exhibition rooms, 1 full-page general museum-plan with legenda at rear end, errata pasted inside ti.-p., list of picture-postcards for sale with prices in japanese currency printed inside lower outer cover, notice to visitors of a proper course to visit the museum printed inside front cover, table of contents. English language detailed guide to the Tokyo Science museum with pluriform holdings about pre-historic man, geology and geodesy, incl. rocks and sediments, special installations and equipment, development of technology, which includes information about loan exhibition, history and structure of the museum, periodical demonstrations, officers and staff, contributions of cash and gifts. Still of great interest and historic value. The museum was destroyed during the Second World War by bombing. Good to very good copy. (some minimal dog-ering to one corners, front wrapper a bit rubbed alongside front outer joint, ex-lib. stamp at tail of ti.-p. ).

Keywords: tokyo uenopark technology museum exhibition technology prehistory primitive man geology rocks sediments culture heritage asia fareast japan prewar

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55548