The Mystery at Mount Fuji
Tokyo, JapanPaperback - 2007
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...position in a part of the country but little cultivated, and that only in scanty patches, which is also the case for a part of the way to Komarie, a further distance of 11 miles, where the country begins to wear a more general appearance of cultivation; chiefly of black paddee (Karpoo mllo), yams, maize, Payro, a grain sown with maize, Natcherie, or KoraJcan, and other small grains. At every bazaar along this coast, which may here be considered synonymous with village, plenty offish, poultry, eggs, rice, milk, common fruits, and vegetables, may be obtained at mpderate prices. The traveller will find it very useful to have with him some of the smallest copper coin of the country; and, having his bed with him, and, it is to be presumed, a supply of good brandy, as a necessary qualifier of some of the water that he will have to drink, if he drink it at all, when he can get green coco-nuts, any shed (where there is neither a rest-house nor Buddha temple to receive him) that will shelter his palankin from the sun, will also afford his bearers a resting-place, and his cook a kitchen: --but this he will have found out before he reaches Komarie. From Komarie to Pattivilla, the distance is 9 miles; from thence, through the small village of Arookgam, (distant 2f miles, ) to Panoah, near which village the Arookgam-Aar is crossed twice, 12 miles; the face of the country continuing the same, with very little variation, to Oohundemalle, a further distance of 8 miles, where there is a tolerable rest-house; and to the village of Kombookanaar, the ladt stage in the Eastern Province, 12 miles. This is just the place for an Ictbyophagist, for the finest sorts of fish, green turtle (Testudo Mydas, L., Chctonia Mydas, C.)t oysters, cray-fish, ..
Publisher: Peachtree City, Ga. : Gallopade International : Carol Marsh Books, c2007
Characteristics: 130 pages :,illustrations, map ;,19 cm.