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The History of Japan, Giving An Account of the Ancient and Present State and Government of that Empire; Of Its Temples, Palaces, Castles and other Buildings; Of Its Metals, Minerals, Trees, Plants, Animals, Birds, and Fishes
Printed for the Translator 1727 - London, 1727. First Edition. Volume I and II complete. Title continues : "Of The Chronology and Succession of the EMPERORS, Ecclesiastical and Secular; Of The Original Descent, Religions, Customs, and Manufactures of the Natives, and of their Trade and Commerce with the Dutch and Chinese. Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam". Fine condition. Rebound in full modern padded calf with red and black labels; raised bands, ornaments based on original 18th century design by master binder Vernon Wiering. Folio, 12" to 15" tall; numerous fold-out maps and plates; pages wavy; Volume I, 392 pages followed by "Explanation of Plates" and plates; Volume II, starting with continuation of "Explanation of Plates", paginated 393-602; followed by Appendix of 75 pages; Index of 6 pages, then plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: A Squared Books (Don Dewhirst)]
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