Concise History of the War
Between Japan and China

Jukichi Inouye, 1895

Inouye Jukichi:
A Concise History of the War Between Japan and China, Compiled by Jukichi Inouye, Osaka, Z. Mayekawa & Tokyo, Y. Okura, printed by the Tokyo Tsukiji Type Foundry, 1895 (Meiji 28), illustrated paper wraps, 8vo (6 x 8 7/8 in - 15.1 x 22.5 cm), cord ties, 1 1/2 inch of the head and foot of spine covered, folded pages except for maps and plates which are on unfolded sheets, 9 maps - one of which is color and double page, color woodblock illustration inside the front cover and 6 illustrations on plates - three of which are double page, Japanese colophon at the rear, 3 unnumbered pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear, vignette woodblock illustration of a steam ship after page 87 facing the colophon, 87 numbered pages.

Title Page

Inside Front Cover (color woodblock)

Internal Plates
Table of Contents. Chapter I. Causes of the War 1 Chapter II. Diplomatic Negotiations 9 Chapter III. Phungdo; Asan; and Proclamation of war 18 Chapter IV. Battle of Phyongyang 27 Chapter V. Battle of Haiyang 37 Chapter VI. Invasion of Chinese Territory 44 Chapter VII. Chapter of Kinchow and Port Arthur 54 Chapter VIII. Operations in Manchuria 64 Chapter IX. Capture of Wei-hai-wei 74 Appendix 84 Illustrations (7 - of which three are double page). Inside front cover (no title) Japanese Mounted Scouts at Kangwasi Manchuria - color double page - between pp iv and 1 Corean Troops Dispersed at the Palace Gate - faces page 16 Attack on Hyonmu Gate at Phyongyang - faces page 34 Naval Battle at Haiyang - faces page 40 Fall of Port Arthur - double page - between pages 60 & 61 Storming of Pohchihyaisu Forts - double page - between pages 74 & 74 Maps (9, of which one is double page. The Seat of War (color double page) between pages 8 & 9 Phungdo and Its Neighbourhood - faces page 18 Battle of Songhwan - faces page 22 Phyongyang and Its Environs - faces page 32 Kewlienching and Its Environs - faces page 48 The Regents Sword Peninsula - faces page 56 Funghwangching and Its Surroundings - faces page 64 Haiching and Kaiping Districts - faces page 68 Weihaiwei and Its Neighbourhood - faces page 76


Printed: Meiji 28 (1895).5.22
Distributed: Meiji 28 (1895).5.25


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