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Japan.- Miyazaki (Yasusada) Nogyo-Zensho, 11 vol., second edition, numerous woodblock illustrations, some double-page, original wrappers, stitched as issued, some stitching broken, 8vo, [Kyoto, 1787].

⁂ A very good copy of the second edition of the first Japanese publication on agriculture, which originally appeared in 1696. Loosely inserted letter from Professor Tamiguchi of the Kagoshima Imperial College of Agriculture and Forestry addressed to Dr. Russell at Rothamsted and presenting this set following his visit there in 1922. "It was indeed a great pleasure to look round so famous experiment fields and well equiped laboatiry and the library contains many very rare books in your management."

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Japan.- Miyazaki (Yasusada) Nogyo-Zensho, 11 vol.,

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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