New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. 318pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] in blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine. Two large chips to jacket front cover, the larger measuring 1" x 1.75", 2" tear to jacket front cover, rubbing and some short tears to jacket; small tear to rear board upper corner, else boards are crisp and unworn; scrape along textblock fore-edge has resulted in a small nick to the margin of most pages. B&W photos. Very good / good. Item #49673
The titular traveller explored the marginalized Ainu culture in Japan shortly before the United States entered WWII.