Tokyo: Kensei Shoten, 1922. ,4,4,6,3,7-8,360,pp. plus calligraphic frontispiece plate. Original plain green cloth, spine gilt. Minor shelf wear. One signature a bit loose, even toning to text. Very good. Item #2531
The second printing (dated May 22, following the first printing of January 5) of a rare collection of pieces related to Japanese American life by an important Seattle publisher and editor. "A collection of miscellaneous articles by the former publisher and editor of the Hokubei Jiji (North American Times) in Seattle. The title is drawn from the first portion of the book which has articles on the Japanese exclusion movement. The rest of the volume contains articles on American institutions, American national character, Japanese national character, and other topics" - Ichioka.
"Collection of essays that appeared in Hokubei Jiji, a Japanese American newspaper in Seattle, and were written by the president of the newspaper. Many essays talk about anti-Japanese sentiments on the West Coast, but Arima also explains the cultural and social background of white people" - JANM Bibliography.
OCLC records a total of five copies, at the Bancroft, UCLA, the University of Denver, Harvard, and the National Diet Library.
Ichioka, et al., Buried Past 149. Japanese American National Museum Pre-World War II Period Annotated Bibliography 135.