Report on Japan to the Secret Committee of the English East India Company by Sir Stamford Raffles, 1812-1816.
With preface by M. Paske-Smith. Kobe J.L. Thompson & Co (Retail), Ltd. 1929
First edition pp.xv, 252, frontispiece, 8 plates, 3 folding (of 9, lacking the large folding map of Nagasaki). A very good copy in original cloth.
The rare first edition of this record of Raffles' correspondence from Java as he attempted to reopen trade relations between England and Japan.