THE LURE OF JAPAN'S RAILWAYS. Naotaka HIROTA.

THE LURE OF JAPAN'S RAILWAYS

Tokyo: The Japan Times Ltd., 1969. First Edition. Slipcased. 4to. Dark grey cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket. In cardboard slipcase with purple paper label, lightly scuffed. Minimal shelfwear to book and jacket; faint toning to page edges but no other markings. Near fine. Near fine / near fine. Item #21914

Includes 16 pages of railway photographs in color and more than 100 in black and white, divided into the following sections: 1. From Snow to Flowers, 2. Mammoths Through the Snow, 3. The Stream of the Wind, 4. Sun, Sea and Hills, 5. The White Arrow, 6. Rails Through History, 7. Beautiful Holiday Companions, 8. New Year at Kamakura, 9. Old Familiar Faces, 10. Moving the Millions, 11. Thank You, Mr. Krauss, 12. Whistles Calling in the Snow. Plates followed by text: a historical and technical "Outline of Japan's Railways" and photographic notes.

Price: $40.00

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