(Japan) Cordier, Henri BIBLIOTHECA JAPONICA: DICTIONAIRE BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE DES OUVRAGES RELATIFS A L'EMPIRE JAPONAIS RANGÉS PAR ORDRE CHRONOLOGIQUE JUSQU'A 1870.
Staten Island, NY Maurizio Martino n.d. (1997) small 8vo. cloth. xii, 715, (24) pages. Reprint of the 1912 edition. The "pioneer and still standard list of materials for Japanese studies." Walford II:274 (Besterman 3245; Sheehy DE 249.) This is the companion volume to Cordier's authoritative bibliography on China. An annotated listing of books on Japan in Western languages, it presents works chronologically from pre-Marco Polo items to 1870. An appendix lists alphabetically the principal works published from 1870 to 1912; there is also a useful author index. The 3,500 works listed make this the most extensive bibliography of early printed books on Japan. Price: $ 60.00
Order nr. 52707
Luzern, Switzerland Faksimile Verlag n.d. folio. facsimiles laid in folder unpaginated Prospectus for this expensive facsimile including 2 leaves. Text in English, French and German. Two color, gilt-illuminated facsimiles from the memoirs of Marco Polo. One is Fol. 86v, Boucicaut Master, Trading Scene from the Gulf of Cambay, describing trading centers on the return voyage from China. The second, Fol. 88v, Boucicaut Master, The Island of Madagascar. Laid in folder. Price: $ 65.00
Order nr. 109469
Olschki, Leonardo. MARCO POLO'S PRECURSORS.
With a map of Asia. New York Octagon Books 1972 8vo. cloth. ix, (iii), 100 pages. Reprint of the 1943 first edition. Price: $ 35.00
Order nr. 104023