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Lot 0167
Author: Kanda, T.
Title: Notes on Ancient Stone Implements, &c., of Japan: Translated by N. Kanda, B.A. With 24 lithographic plates, and a map of Japan
Place Published: Tokio
Publisher:Printed by Kokubunsha
Date Published: 1884

[6], 8 pp. + 24 folding lithographed plates with multiple images, printed captions on leaf preceding each plate; folding lithographed map. (4to) 27.5x19.5 cm (11x7¾"), original printed wrappers, taped into library boards binder. First Edition.

With signature of James Wickersham on the front wrapper, and his bookplate on the inside of the front library board. Wickersham was an Alaska district judge who was subsequently elected as Territorial Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, a post he held on and off from 1909 to 1933.


Boards worn, top corner of rear board torn off; contents coming loose; good.

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Ancient Stone Implements of Japan

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018