The Far East
A Weekly review of politics and commerce and record of current events (March 1912 - January 1921)

Original: Published at the Office by John Newton Penlington, Tokyo.
Possessed by Aoyama Gakuin University Library


20 vols. / Nos. 1 - 455 (March 2, 1912 - Jan. 22, 1921)

Size: 148 × 210 mm.

Text: English

Price: JPY1,365,000


The Far East, weekly edition was published by an British journalist, John Newton Penlington. Although circulation was not particularly large, it kept good number of solid subscribers and advertisers, and continued for more than 10 years in the turbulent times of world history. It reported various topics such as economic news on finance, trade, exchange market and activities of major enterprises, political articles on military affairs and international relations, and cultural articles on entertainment, sports, historic spots or cultural events.
Inevitable resource for research of politics, economy, military affairs, colonial rule and international relations in Asia, and also for cultural history and folklore of the area.