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Japan: Its History Arts and Literature [and] China Its History Arts and Literature [12 volumes]  Oriental… by  Captain F [Francis] Brinkley - First Edition Thus  - 1901 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 023786)

Japan: Its History Arts and Literature [and] China Its History Arts and Literature [12 volumes] Oriental Series. Author's Edition

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Japan: Its History Arts and Literature [and] China Its History Arts and Literature [12 volumes] Oriental Series. Author's Edition

by Brinkley, Captain F [Francis]

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Boston and Tokyo 1901 and 1902: J. B. Millet, 1901. First Edition Thus . Red Cloth. Near Fine. 9 3/8" Tall. Photographs Throughout. Teg. 12 Volumes: Eight Volumes On Japan, Copyright 1901, And 4 Volumes On China, Copyright 1902, In Original Matching Red Cloth Bindings. #59 Of 1000 Of The "Author's Edition", In Very Sturdy And Long-Lasting Red Cloth. Brinkley Was A Military Attached For The British Legation Circa 1867-1871, Then An Advisor To The Meiji Government And An Instructor At The Naval Gunnery School. He Owned And Edited The Japan Mail From 1881, Which Later Merged With The Japan Times, And Was Foreign Correspondent Of The Times Of London. Very Light Signs Of Wear, Light Bumping To Head And Foot Of Spines, No Marks Or Names Or Bookplates, Not Ex-Library, A Well-Preserved Set. Volume I Has Fading In A Section At Top Of Rear Board, Where It Was Exposed To Light, But Spines Are Not Noticeably Faded. [Later Editions Of This Work Include Additions On Other Countries By Other Authors; The Complete Set Is 24 Volumes, The Later Volumes Being Considerably Scarcer Than The First 12]. International Postage Via Priority Mail Will Be Over $120; Us Postage About $20..

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Bookseller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
023786
Title
Japan: Its History Arts and Literature [and] China Its History Arts and Literature [12 volumes] Oriental Series. Author&#39;s Edition
Author
Brinkley, Captain F [Francis]
Illustrator
Photographs Throughout
Format/binding
Red Cloth
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. B. Millet
Place of Publication
Boston and Tokyo 1901 and 1902
Date Published
1901
Keywords
Japan
Bookseller catalogs
Japan: History; Tibet; Art; "China;
Size
9 3/8" Tall
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