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Tokugawa hafu Edo sanjuroku jomon gajo [Illustrations of the thirty-six gates to Edo during the Tokugawa Bakufu].

SHIMIZU Sanjiro (1896].)

£1750.00 

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First and only edition. Map, one plate, and 36 colour lithograph plates with descriptive text (Japanese) on facing tissue guard. Large oblong 8vo. Original printed decorated wrappers, preserved in modern chitsu, light browning, but overall a very good copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Toyodo, dated: Meiji 29 [i.e.

A fascinating visual record of the 36 gates to the city and to Edo castle, based on contemporary records. Very rare. Only one copy in OCLC.

Stock Code: 200739