Hardcover Book “Things Japanese” Chamberlain 1905

$ 44.00 $ 59.00

Hardbound book by Basil Hall Chamberlain,edition revised, has 553 pages and a large pull out map of Japan in the back. It measures 8 ½” by 5 ½’ and is in good used condition.

 

Here is a bit of history about the owner of this item: L.V. Collings went to China in 1916 to work for the Standard Oil Company of New York then known as Socony (Standard Oil Company of New York) or the Flying Red Horse Oil Company (Esso) and was there until 1923. He returned to law school, worked for a law firm and then rejoined the Standard Vacuum Oil Company where he worked in the NYC office until he retired in 1960 when he was Chairman of the Board of Directors. The company operated in 60 countries or jurisdictions in the Far East, Australia and New Zealand and in Africa.