About This Text
This text was prepared by volunteers associated with
as copytext, A Boy of Old Japan, by Robert Van Bergen, Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1901.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
The Notes chapter at the end of the book includes the pronunciation and meanings of
many Japanes words included in the text. The format and organization of this chapter
has been changed slightly from the original, and much of the information has also been
included in footnotes.
The text includes a number colorized photographs of Japan.
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