1979. Item #38524
[Dictionary of Proper Names, Japanese] JIH PEN HSING MING TZ'UTIEN, JIH PEN TI MING TZ'U TIEN. Peking: 1979, 1982, 1983. 4vols. 8vo., boards with fabricoid spines, gilt. The three volumes of personal and family names are indexed by romanization, kana and radical for ease of use, as is the one volume on placenames. A very useful guide to readings for the English or Japanese speaker. The place name descriptions are in Chinese. This set is as new. 4 vols.