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    • 1870
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: [Hokkaido] circa 1870-1880. A collection comprising a black and white folding manuscript map 24 x 31cm, twelve manuscripts and one printed document grouped together with thick paper backing and bound with string ties. Sizes vary from approximately 23.5 x 16cm to the printed leaf 28 x 19.5cm Three leaves stained, some light occasional spotting, soiling and browning other sheets. Overall very good. A fascinating collection of Japanese historical documents (mostly handwritten) dating from the mid-1870s to mid-1880s, and relating to the settlement of former samurai in Hokkaido. After the fall o... leer más

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    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Invaluable manuscript chronology of the earliest ships entering the port of Shimoda after the implementation of the Japanese-American treaty which opened up foreign trade with the previously isolationist nation, covering two years from February 1854 to February 1856, presented in the meticulous hand of a contemporary observer who compiled firsthand information as well as his own, together with a manuscript drawing of a Dutch sea captain in naval attire, made by Kitajima Toen. Manuscript: 8vo. 30 pages plus titled cover, string-tied at center of spine with rolled up paper, opening from left ... leer más

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    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Lot of documents belonging to, and relating to, bibliophile John Thomas Adams, Esq. of Smithfield, Sheffield, Ecclesall, including his personal passport issued in 1871 signed by him, a presentation copy of Bernard Quaritch's Palaeography works signed and dedicated to Adams by Quaritch, as well as two unique copies of the 1931 Sotheby's catalogue for the auction of his library - the complete illustrated version and the text only version annotated with bidding values, accompanied by a newspaper cutting announcing the auction. Inserted in one of the catalogues is a 1968 typescipt letter from a... leer más

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    • KAEI 7 [1854].
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Large manuscript watercoloured map to illustrate the village of Ashinazawa Tamayamababa and its environs (in present-day Morioka, Iwate Prefecture), showing lands used by samurai of the ruling Nanbu Clan for raising and breeding horses, also highlighting three mountains in relief by way of tipped-in folding cutouts. Place names and text is in Japanese. Signed in manuscript by a Samurai named Sakura Baba, as well as three other notable officials. Map measures approximately 135 x 82 cm. Some creasing, otherwise in very good condition, a very unique manuscript painted map from the feudal Morio... leer más

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    • YOSHIKAWA HANSICHI, MEJI 36 (1903).
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: An outstanding illustrative work to record the details of the ceremonial dress worn in the Japanese Court, produced by Imaizumi Sadasuke, a scholar of the Kokugaku movement which emphasized Japanese classical studies who evidently researched the works of the eighteenth century noble Heizo Sadatake Ise. Woodblock print. The complete work. 8vo. 1 volume, opening from left to right, 16 pages, with 14 woodcut images, all of which are beautifully hand-painted in full colour and captioned in margins. Text is in Japanese. Title noted in manuscript to bottom fore-edge. In publisher's original yello... leer más

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    • UNSO-DO, CIRCA MEJI 33 (1900).
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: An outstanding work to illustrate the correct way for Japanese noblewomen to wear formal attire in the Japanese Court - the Nyokan's jyunihitoe, written by Imaizumi Sadasuke, a scholar of the Kokugaku movement which emphasized Japanese classical studies who evidently researched the works of the eighteenth century noble Heizo Sadatake Ise. Woodblock print. The complete work. 8vo. 1 volume, opening from left to right, 15 pages, with 14 woodcut images, all of which are beautifully hand-painted in full colour and captioned in margins. Text is in Japanese. In publisher's original brown paper boa... leer más

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    • YOSHIKAWA HANSICHI, MEJI 35 (1902)
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Fascinating illustrative work which explains the significance of the colour details for the attire of the especially notable Japanese samurai who gained an official title in government - the Bukekani, written by Imaizumi Sadasuke, a scholar of the Kokugaku movement which emphasized Japanese classical studies, drawing information and art from a manuscript written in Bunka 13 (1816) by Honma Hyakuri who wrote several works on Japanese textiles for court attire. Woodblock print. The complete work. 8vo. 2 volumes, opening from left to right, 54 pages combined, replete with hand-painted full col... leer más

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    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Substantial and fascinating manuscript copy of a letter written only seven years after Commodore Perry's arrival in Japan, discussing then controversial topics concerning the opening of foreign trade, addressed to the Chief Minister of the Edo Government li Naosuke, transcribed by Sado Nobuyuki, the actual sender identifying himself only as 'Sender" along with the statement "Secret Letter From Tsukuba" which the recipient would surely understand. 8vo. 12 pages plus titled cover, red ink stamp to front, string-stitched at spine, opening from left to right, measuring approximately 27 x 20 cm.... leer más

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    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: A notable manuscript copy of a letter, pre-dating Commodore Perry's arrival by seven years, being a discussion on the opening of foreign trade in isolationist Japan, specifically commenting on the thwarted attempts by Captain James Biddle of America and Vice Admiral Steen Bille of Denmark in 1846. Together with a watercolour painting made and signed by a Japanese artist, illustrating a Dutch East India trading ship in Japanese waters, the Dutch being the only outsiders having trade privileges with Japan at the time. 8vo. 24-page manuscript, string-stitched at spine, opening from left to rig... leer más

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    • IAUMODERA MANJIRO, MEIJI 12
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Historically significant and exceedingly scarce nineteenth century Japanese treatise on sericulture (the making of silk), by the man who remembered as "the father of modern sericulture and silkworm rearing methods", describing and illustrating his then revolutionary methods for better nurturing of the silk worms from which the fine thread is harvested, and ultimately producing higher quality silk, the inventions having become the standard for the industry and still employed today, produced in woodblock print. 8vo. 3 volumes, 278 pages combined, plus publisher's details to yellow frontis lea... leer más

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    • TOSHUNDO, MEIJI 6
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: A rare nineteenth century Japanese tutorial on sericulture (the making of silk), including details on the silk worms from which the fine thread is harvested, produced in woodblock print. 8vo. 3 volumes, 209 pages combined, with publisher's details to red frontis leaf. The complete text, including 31 full page wood printed illustrations - the first three being beautifully hand coloured. Traditional karitoji binding ("semi-bound" meaning title page and contents without a book cover) string-stitched at spine, fukurotoji style ("bound-pocket" with folded leafs bound into spine), and opening fro... leer más

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    • YOSHIKAWA HANSICHI, MEJI 37, 1904
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: An outstanding illustrative work to record the details of traditional Japanese samurai attire, produced by Imaizumi Sadasuke, a scholar of the Kokugaku movement which emphasized Japanese classical studies who evidently researched the works of the eighteenth century noble Heizo Sadatake Ise. Woodblock print. The complete work. 8vo. 2 volumes, opening from left to right, 40 pages combined, with 35 woodcut images, all of which are beautifully hand-painted in full colour. Text is in Japanese. Each volume with red ink stamp to margin of first leaf, and title noted in manuscript to bottom fore-ed... leer más

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    • KAEI ERA, CIRCA 1850
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: A rare manuscript transcription of the 1st edition, produced shortly after the banning and destruction of the printed work by Japanese publisher and samurai scholar Mineta Fuko, concerning the First Opium War between China and Great Britain, reporting on events occurring in China and how a foreign power was taking control of a neighboring Asian country, to ultimately raise awareness of how the same could imminently take control of Japan. In 5 volumes, as the original, with captivating manuscript illustration, with some watercoloured detail to two maps. All text is in Japanese. 8vo. 183 page... leer más

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    • 1848
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: English translation of map title: [The Complete Map of the Seven Islands of Izu with a Map of the Eighty Uninhabited Islands.] Large woodcut watercoloured map titled to illustrate the remote and mostly uninhabited Nanpo and Ogasawara archipelagos, lying some 1000 kilometers south of Tokyo, of the important and banned map produce jointly by scholar and official Tojo Kindai and Abe Rekisai, from a limited run of 500 maps printed in 1848, for private distribution, not for sale to the public owing to the Tempo reform which oppressed any interest in subject matters concerning Western interests (... leer más

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    • 1843
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: English translation of map title: [The Complete Map of the Seven Islands of Izu with a Map of the Eighty Uninhabited Islands.] Large manuscript watercoloured map to illustrate the remote and mostly uninhabited Nanpo and Ogasawara archipelagos, lying some 1000 kilometers south of Tokyo, being a manuscript copy of the first edition of the important and twice banned map produce jointly by scholar and official Tojo Kindai and Abe Rekisai, the former being exiled from Edo for the publication of the map, the latter being a promoter of Japanese settlement of the Bonin islands. Neatly folded and ho... leer más

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    • 1857
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Mini archive of Major-General James M. Graham's papers concerning his direct involvement in the Indian Mutiny including his own manuscript transcript of an intelligence report being an account of he and his troops defeating the rebels at Palamau in January 1858, to which he adds an annotation that the rebels issued a ransom for his death; and also including a Political Keep-withs document being a series of correspondence in 1872 concerning a commission to demarcate the Indo-Bhutanese border and the opium trade, to which is affixed a manuscript hand coloured map to propose the boundary; and ... leer más

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    • 1931
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Manuscript letter written by a naval officer whilst serving the United States Asiatic Fleet on the Yangtze River, describing a gunboat incident of Chinese pirates being thwarted in their commandeering efforts, and also revealing a large cargo of silver under the protection of the U.S. Yangtze Patrol, together with an original photograph of an armed naval vessel. 8vo. 4 pages on 4 single-leafs measuring approximately 28 x 21 cm, together with the original covers post-marked 13 December 1931 at Shanghai, and with an enclosed black and white photograph measuring approximately 11,5 x 8,5 cm. Ag... leer más

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    • 1843
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: The complete work of Japanese noble and scholar Heizo Sadatake Ise on samurai customs, reprinted during the peaceful Edo era when sammurai became the stewards and chamberlains of the daimyo estates. Woodblock print. 8vo. 7 volumes, opening from left to right, 366 pages combined, with 87 woodcut images, some of which are hand-painted in full colour. Text is in Japanese. In publisher's original yellow diagonal-striped paper boards, each volume with title slip. Traditional karitoji binding ("semi-bound" meaning title page and contents without a book cover) string-stitched at spine, fukurotoji ... leer más

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    • UNSODO, CIRCA 1890S
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Profusely illustrated and distinctive presentation of famous Raku tea cups and other vessels used in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, largely examples from the collection of Sen no Rikyu, the sixteenth century tea master who is considered as most the profound influencer on chanoyu, the Japanese "Way of Tea", particularly the tradition of wabi-cha which is a special ceremony in pursuit of deep spirituality. The complete work. 8vo. 2 volumes, 126 pages combined; numerous illustrations are hand coloured. Woodblock print. All text is in Japanese. Preface records the first edition as Tempo... leer más

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    • [COLERAINE], 1934
    • Librería: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Original certificate of appointment to His Majesty's Commission, naming a Justice of the Peace for the County of Londonderry. Printed document completed in typescript, featuring manuscript ink signature and the clerical red embossed stamp of the Clerk of the Crown. Single-leaf, watermarked, measuring approximately 33,5 x 21 cm. Minor creasing, otherwise in very good condition, clean and bright. From the brief 75-year existence of the Londonderry County Council, when the town of Coleraine was the seat of the County of Londonderry, completed and signed in the historic Coleraine Courthouse. Is... leer más

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