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Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

by Isabella Lucy Bird

Unbeaten Tracks in Japan is a book by the English travel writer Isabella Bird, in the form of letters to her sister, describing her journey from Tokyo to Hokkaido in 1878, when she was 47. It was first published in two volumes in 1880 by John Murray, which later issued an abridged one-volume version in 1885.

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Isabella Lucy Bird, married name Bishop, was a nineteenth-century British explorer, writer, photographer, and naturalist. With Fanny Jane Butler she founded the John Bishop Memorial hospital in Srinag...

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