BUSHIDO: The SOUL of JAPAN by Inazo Nitobe 1908
BUSHIDO: THE SOUL OF JAPAN. BY INAZO NITOBE, TEIBI PUBLISHING CO., TOKYO, 1908.
Bushido: The Soul of Japan is a study of the way of the samurai. A best-seller in its day, it was read by many influential foreigners, among them President
Theodore Roosevelt and President John F. Kennedy. He found in Bushido, the Way of the Warrior, the sources of the seven virtues most admired by his people:
rectitude, courage, benevolence,
politeness, sincerity, honor and loyalty.
Stated at the bottom of the title page: Author's Edition, Revised and Enlarged 14th EDITION. Separately copyrighted in America and England. This edition is for sale only in Japan. Inner text block just a touch bit loose near front otherwise good and secure with clean pages. Cover has some damp stains near the bottom front, along with some mild off-color, thin vertical lines. Just over 7-1/2 x 5 with 177 pages. Scarce.