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Agitated Japan. The Life of Baron II Kamon-no-Kami Naosuké. (Based on the Kaikoku Shimatsu of Shimada Saburo). Revised by Wm. Elliot Griffis.


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[2],iii,[1],ii,xxvi,144 pp. Original raw silk on boards. With b/w frontispiece, fine portrait in colours of Baron Ii Kamon-no-Kami Naosuké, and 3 double-page b/w plates; all plates tissue-guarded. – First edition of the biography of Baron Ii Kamon-no-Kami Naosuké (1815-1860) by Yoshimaro Sato (1857 -1934). Li Naosuke, eminent Japanese spirit and leader, statesman responsible for opening the doors to the world, and signing a treaty of commerce the ‘Harris Treaty’ with the United States. Li Naosuke was assassinated in 1860. – Silk on spine and hinges worn, boards firm, else a very well-preserved copy.

Auteur: SATOH, Henry [= Yoshimaro Sato]

Jaar: 1896


Uitgeverij: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. / D. Appleton & Co. / Dai Nippon Tosho Kabushiki Kaisha; Z.P. Maruya & Co.

Plaats: London / New York / Tokio