Kinkodo Publishing, 1905. Cloth. Very Good / no jacket. Item #82722
The Kinkodo Publishing Co.; The Probsthain & Co.,, Tokyo & London:, 1905. Frontispiece portrait, w/ color border, plates. Red publisher's silk, gilt ornament & illustration on front cover, gilt lettering, rounded corners. Stain to cover with minor edgewear and creasing. First edition of this scarce, and well-written, biography of the Admiral nicknamed "The Nelson of the East," who commanded the fleets which destroyed the Russian Navy's Baltic Fleet at the Battle of Tsushima in May, 1905, effectively ending the Russo-Japanese War, which contributed to the Russian Revolution of 1905.