Kyoto, Japan: The Ponsonby Memorial Society, 1959. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 465 pp. More than 80 illustrations, chronological tables and explanatory indexes. Large folding genealogical table in envelope laid in delineating ancestry from Jimmu to Taisho. Red cloth in white dustjacket with blue lettering and photo-illustration to front cover. Near fine (light wear to extremities; corners mildly bumped; short mark to lower page edges; pg. 259 bound slightly askew) in very good plus dustjacket (price-clipped; wear to extemities). Item #15296
Vol. III of the Dr. Richard Ponsonby Fane Series. "Giving a full account of the history and vicissitudes of the Imperial House of Japan from the first Earthly Sovereign Jimmu to Taisho, father of the Reigning Emperor." - front cover.