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Lot 0198
Author: Nagayama, Tokihide
Title: Collection of Historical Materials Connected with the Roman Catholic Religion in Japan
Place Published: [Nagasaki]
Publisher:[Fujiki Hakuei-sha]
Date Published: [1926]

Unpaginated. With approximately 64 plates, some folding, from photographs and facsimiles, some with multiple images, with a total of 89 numbered images with accompanying descriptive text in English and Japanese. (Folio) 36.5x23.5 cm (14¼x9"), original decorative cloth over boards, bound with twine, all edges gilt. First Edition.

Rare volume by the Director of the Nagasaki Library, profusely illustrated from photographs and facsimiles. Features images of paintings, sculptures, book leaves, various texts, etc. No auction records could be located.


Some wear, fading, and staining to cloth; Japanese script on front pastedown, pencil notes on title page with areas of darkening near gutter, toning and a bit of light foxing; very good.

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Historical Materials of the Roman Catholic Religion in

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA