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Titsingh, Isaac Illustrations of Japan. 1822

<I>Illustrations of Japan.</I>

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title

ILLUSTRATIONS OF JAPAN; CONSISTING OF PRIVATE MEMOIRS AND ANECDOTES OF THE REIGNING DYNASTY OF THE DJOGOUNS, OR SOVEREIGNS OF JAPAN; A DESCRIPTION OF THE FEASTS AND CEREMONIES OBSERVED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR AT THEIR COURT; AND OF THE CEREMONIES CUSTOMARY AT MARRIAGES AND FUNERALS: TO WHICH ARE SUBJOINED, OBSERVATIONS ON THE LEGAL SUICIDE OF THE JAPANESE, REMARKS ON THEIR POETRY, AN EXPLANATION OF THEIR MODE OF RECKONING TIME, PARTICULARS RESPECTING THE DOSIA POWDER, THE PREFACE OF A WORK BY CONFOUTZEE ON FILIAL PIETY, &c. &c. BY M. TITSINGH, FORMERLY CHIEF AGENT TO THE DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY AT NANGASAKI. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH, BY FREDERIC SHOBERL. WITH COLOURED PLATES, FAITHFULLY COPIED FROM JAPANESE ORIGINAL DESIGNS.

imprint

LONDON: PRINTED FOR R. ACKERMANN, 101, STRAND. MDCCCXXII [1822].

physical description

(4), [i]-xvi, [1]-325, (3) pp.4to. (300×250mm)

notes

binding: leather, round back
condition: reading copy
spine title: ILLUSTRATIONS OF JAPAN
ex-libris: KING'S INNS LIBRARY DUBLIN.

identifier

[DS/809/Ti] (000141887)

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