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Book Number 3655 
Title Review of the Country of Japan (translation) [Japanese manuscript book] 
Date c. 1870. 
Place of Publication Japan 
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary blue paper covers with embossed geometric design, title label on upper cover (the book reads right to left), covers bound with fine blue thread.  
Illustration With three original hand-drawn maps, two of which are double-page and folding (one of the world, the other of Japan), and the third is a single-page ancient map of Japan.  
Size 4to.  
Condition Wear to upper board along upper margin and upper spine, otherwise in very good condition. 
Pagination P. world map, 4 pp., Japan map, 8 pp., ancient map, 24 pp. 
Translation Info  
Notes The manuscript is in Japanese script on thin, cream-coloured paper, mainly in black ink with occasional red highlights, with six columns of text per page within a written area of 170 x 120 mm. 
Price (US$) 1000  
Short Description Book Asia Far East Japan, Korea; Book Atlas & Cartography General; Book Manuscript General; 

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