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Author Name    Griffis, William Elliot

Title   The Mikado's Empire. Bk. I, History of Japan. Bk. II, Personal Experiences, Observations and Studies in Japan

Binding   Buckram

Book Condition   Fair

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper & Bros. 1876

Seller ID   007342

Presumed first printing of the first edition. Author's preface dated May 10th, 1876. Red buckram binding, moderately soiled and age-darkened, with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Moderately bumped and abraded spine head and tail and corners. 8.5 x 6 inches. Hinges gently cracked but text block firmly bound in. Dark brown paper pastedowns/FEPs. With 625 numbered pages, followed by 12 pages of publisher's adverts. With map of the Emipre of Japan plus 108 illustrations including vignettes and full-page illustrations. Intermittent foxing throughout the book. Else a clean volume. A Fair Only copy.

Price = 22.00 USD


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