1911. Item #85190
[TRAVEL - YOKOHAMA]. (AMENOMORI, N.) THE GRAND HOTEL, LIMITED. H. E. MANWARING, MANAGER. (GUIDE BOOK FOR) YOKOHAMA AND VICINITY. (Yokohama: "Japan Gazette" Press, 1911). A small pocket-size guide (14 x 10.5 cm) in color illustrated paper wrappers, that show the Grand Hotel on the front and a view of Fuji on the back, side-sewn with ribbon ties. ,65,18 text pp., 81 adv. pp., + folding map. Following the first section, a description of the hotel and the surrounding area, which also includes lists of holidays, postage, money, weights, and measures, etc., there is a section of Anglo-Japanese conversation for tourists. The advertising section is comprised of a wide variety of merchants, products, and services (pearls, jewels, and curios, silks and embroideries, photography studios, fine hotels, pharmacies, cars for hire, ship and rail lines, etc.). The small fold-out plan (12.5 x 20 cm) of Yokohama City at the end is in fine condition. Negligible edgewear to wrappers, and the first few text leaves have one slightly dog-eared corner, otherwise it is quite fresh and in very good condition overall.