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Frederic Shoberl
1823 The World in Miniature JAPAN 20 Hand Coloured Plates First Edition Scarce
London: 1823. If viewing on a mobile device please view the "Item Description" under "About this Item" to see all images and descriptionLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title The World In Miniature Japan, Containing Illustrations Of The Character, Manners, Customs, Religion, Dress, Amusements, Commerce, Agriculture, &c. Of The People Of That Empire. With Twenty Colour Engravings. ____________ First Edition ~ Full Leather Binding __________ Author Frederic SHOBERL, [1775-1853] (Editor). ______________________ Year of Publication Not Dated [1823] __________________________ Publisher London: Printed For R. Ackermann. ____________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Printed for R. Ackermann, Repository of Arts, Strand; And to be had of all Booksellers. Not dated to the title page [1823]. A scarce publication. Full blind stamped leather with gilt titles to the spine, damaged to the top of the spine with some loss, worn at the base with some splitting to the joints at the base. 20 hand-coloured copper etchings, very clean. A fascinating and comprehensive illustrated resource on all aspects of Japanese. Includes a guide to the Japanese Islands, Characteristics of Japanese people, Government, The Dairi or Spiritual Emperor, Religion of Japan, Japanese Dress, Houses and Furniture, Marriage etc etc Approximately 5 ½ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine - fair to good condition - gilt title, blind stamped decoration, damaged to the top of the spi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis'88Books (allright88) [Andover, United Kingdom]
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