BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE, BEING A CLASSIFIED L...
by Wenckstern, Fr. Von
First editions with all supplements (Besterman 3235, Sheehy DE256). This important bibliography is a classified list of all books, essays and maps in European languages relating to Japan published in Europe, America and the East from 1859 to 93. The first volume covers from 1859 to 1893, and the second volume covers from 1894 to 1906. This is the most comprehensive bibliography of early printed matter on Japan, with over 16,000 titles listed. Ex library copy with markings and library name perforated on the title page. Covers of the first volume loose from binding with spine covering torn. Pages are detached in places. Fragile, acidic paper. Extremely scarce in first edition.