[Tokyo]: N.p., . Hardcover. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). , 28 pp., ill. In English.
Madame Hirooka (1865-1919) was a noted businessperson, educator, and social activist. She saved the family coal business from bankruptcy and used the profits to open businesses including a bank and an insurance company. Hirooka was one of the founders of a university for women, to which she devoted much time and money. She opened a Society for the Study of Culture, which was also a success. - Curtis, Life and Light for Woman, Vol. 49, p. 181-84; Wikidata online.
Green cloth binding, gilt lettering to front cover. Two illustrations, including portrait. Spine ends worn, front cover with minor stains, pages age toned. Tight and clean throughout. Very good+. Item #893