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The Narrative of a Japanese; What he has seen and the people he has met in the course of the last forty years. Edited by James Murdoch. Vol. I + II.


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[4],iii,[1],346,[4]; [2],254,v pp. Contemporary cloth. Vol I with 2 plates & 11 text-illustrations [4 full-page] + 2 pp. errata; Vol. II – 6 plates [I, II, IV-VII]; & text-illustrations [1 full-page]; 3 pp. facsimile letter, and appendix 3 facsimile plates with text in Japanese; colophon in Japanese & tipped-in errata – ‘From the time of his being castaway in 1850 down to the flight of Shimonoseki’ – Joseph Heco (1837-1897), a native of the province of Sanyodo, went to sea in 1850. When his ship was dismasted, he and other members of the crew were rescued by an American ship which took Heco to California, and the young Japanese did not return to his native land until 1859. – Joseph Heco [Hikozo Hamada] was the first Japanese person to be naturalized as a United States citizen and the first to publish a Japanese language newspaper. – Bindings light wear to extremities; small Japanese stamp on first endpaper, otherwise a good complete set

Auteur: HECO, Joseph

Jaar: [1892-1895]


Uitgeverij: [Yokohama Printing & Publishing Co.] + [Japan Gazette Newspaper Co., Ltd. – Maruzen Co.,Ltd.]

Plaats: [Yokohama]