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The Pictorial Arts of Japan.
With a brief historical sketch of the associated arts, and some remarks upon the pictorial art of the Chinese and Koreans. London Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1886
First edition, folio, pp.xix, 276, 80 plates, 146 text illustrations. A very good copy in original decorated cloth, morocco spine, all edges gilt. Minor rubbing to spine. Occasional light foxing. Bookplate of Oswald Lewis.
Faits divers illustrés, ou Le Japon en 1897.
Tokyo [The author?] 1897
Oblong 4to, pictorial title, 18 leaves, 16 of which are illustration, 2 text. A very good copy stitched in the Japanese style in original pictorial wrappers. Stain to edge of front wrapper.
Héléne Conevin, De la gravure à la caricature: Le Japon de Meiji vu par G. Bigot, 1990; Worldcat shows one copy only at the National Diet Library
Catalogue of the Loan Collection of English Water-Colour Drawings.
Held at The Institute of Art Research, Ueno, Tokyo, October 10-24th, 1929. [Tokyo] Privately Printed for The Binyon Reception Committee at The Kenkyusha Press, Collotype by the Otsuka Kogeisha. 
First edition, folio, pp.xviii, 13, 54 collotype plates. No.12 of 200 copies only. A very good copy in original Japanese cloth binding, upper and lower edges gilt. Preserved in original slip-case. Some spotting to prelims.
Histoire de l'etablissement, des progres et de la decadence du Christianisme dans l'Empire du Japon,
ou l'on voit les differentes revolutions qui ont agite cette monarchie pendant plus d'un siecle. Louvain Chez Vanlinthout et Vandenzande 1828-29
Two volumes, pp.[vi], xxiv, 410; [vi], 540. A handsome set bound in contemporary quarter morocco.
Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries.
Descriptive Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Selected Examples. The Chinese and Corean authenticated by R.L. Hobson... and the Japanese by Edward S. Morse... New York Japan Society 1914
First edition 4to,pp.x, 129, colour frontis, 66 plates. No.378 of 1500 copies. A very good copy bound in the original silk, now rather dulled. Frontispiece partially detached.
A Staff Officer's Scrap-Book. During the Russo-Japanese War. Two volumes.
With Illustrations, Maps and Plans. London Edward Arnold 1907
Fifth impression Two volumes, pp.x, 362; xi, 387, 2 frontis, 32 plates, 42 maps. A very good set in a very attractive art-deco binding in half morocco, ornately gilt spine. Some minor spotting. Bookplate of Herbert G. Squiers, US diplomat and collector of Chinese ceramics.
Nipon O Dai Itsi Ran, ou Annales des Empereurs du Japon.
Ouvrage revu, complété et corrigé sur l'original Japonais-Chinois, accompagné de notes, et precédé d'un Apercu de L'Histoire Mythologique des Japonais, par M.J. Klaproth. Paris printed for the Oriental Translation Fund 1834
First edition 4to, pp.xxxvi, 460. Text in French. A very good copy bound in recent half calf. With library blind stamp on title page, no other markings.
Scarce Kobe Imprint
Sidur Beith-El [Prayers for the Entire Year]
yikhalkel ha-tefilot le-khol yemot ha-shanah... / asaf, sider ṿe-tirgem bi-śefat Rusiya Asher b.R. Eliezer Ṿohl. [Includes Hagadah for Passover. With Russian Translation by Asher Wohl] Kobe Sputnik 1920
First edition 8vo, pp.xvi, 498, 24, Hebrew and Russian title pages, vignette of Wandering Jew on verso of Hebrew title. Contemporary cloth-backed boards, lacking front free end-paper. Some light browning, opening two leaves repaired. Preserved in modern half calf box.
See H. Dicker, Wanderers and Settlers in the Far East, 1962, pp.169-70
Rare sermons in praise of Francis Xavier
Enneade panegerica detta a S. Francesco Saverio.
... All'illustrissima, & excellentiss. Signora Marchesa Livia d'Este. Bologna Carlo Zenero 1650
First edition. 12mo (11 x 7.5 cm), pp.381, [1, blank]. A good copy bound in 18th-century half vellum over marbled boards, spine. All edges yellow. Text spotted, some stains, largely marginal. Bound without final blank leaf.
Backer & Sommervogel, I, p.126. COPAC records no copies. We trace no copies at auction.
Korea and the ten lost tribes of Israel,
with Korean, Japanese and Israelitish illustrations [bound with] Album and guide book of Japan from Satsuporo in the north to Kagoshima in the south. Yokohama published for the author partly at C. Levy and the Sei Shi Bunsha Co., and engraved in Tokio. 1879
First edition. Oblong 4to (17.5 x 28.5 cm), pp.[vi], 23, [1, blank], 23 plates; pp.[ii], , [1, blank], 14 plates. A very good copy in contemporary green moire cloth over card, title gilt to upper board. Initial and final blanks browned, sections of text block toned. Inner hinges strained.
Present Day Impressions of Japan.
The History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources of Japan and Japan's Colonial Empire, Kwantung, Chosen, Taiwan, Karafuto. Chicago The Globe Encyclopedia Company 1919
First edition 4to, pp.931, 5 colour plates, many illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in the original publishers morocco, gilt decorated. Spine rubbed, some wear to foot of spine.
First German edition of Pinto's travels
Wunderliche und merkwürdige Reisen Ferdinandi Mendez Pinto.
Amsterdam Heinrich & Dietrich Boom 1671
First edition in German. Small 4to, pp.[ii, engraved title], [vi], 392, [1, colophon], [1, blank], 11 plates. Bound in 18th-century quarter vellum over boards. Lower hinge split, lower board still attached to spine. Contents in very good condition.
Cordier BS 2068; Morrison II, p.334; Reiss & Auvermann 675. COPAC records a single copy at the British Library.