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Title Japanese Names. A Comprehensive Index by Characters and Readings. Third printing.
Publisher New York & Tokyo John Weatherhill
Date 1982
Book ID 37539


8vo., hardback in original unclipped dust-wrapper. 16 x 23 cm.. xvi+359 pp.. In very good condition, clean and tight. Appears unused. First published in 1972. “... no previous work has provided a fully satisfactory solution to it. This book comes very close to doing so. It lists some 3,000 characters and about 36,000 names of various kinds, mostly personal and geographical... In part I the entries are arranged by written characters, according to the number of strokes.. in part II, they are arranged by reading,... cross-referenced... to entries in part I.” Beasley, 1973.
Price: £12.00