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BOXER, C.R., Jan Compagnie in Japan, 1600-1817. An essay on the cultural, artistic and scientific influence exercised by the Hollanders in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. First edn.
The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1936 Orig. cloth. Title in red and black and a rectangular gilt tooled vignette on front boards, spine lettered with V.O.C.-logo. Hftitle (verso with list of author's other publications), title with a large vignette, publ. imprint on verso. (xvi), 190pp. Col. frontisp. (facsim. of the original in the author's collection, being a Nagasaki wood-cut of the Dutch East India ship Schellach, c. 1782), 3 other col. plates, being facsims. after orig. woodcuts from the collection J.C. Pabst, 13 other plain plates, of which facsims. after woodcuts from author's and other collections, extensive footnotes, appendices I-VI (incl. a list of the Tokugawa Shoguns, 1603-1868 and a list of the Nengo or Year-Periods, 1596-1868), glossary of japanese words, abridged bibliogr., index.
A still unsurpassed 'essay'. Very rare orig. edn. (tiny mark at tail of spine, ow. a good to very good copy).

See also our catalogue:
- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 42038