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¶ Japanese book

October 27, 2017

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Japanese book.

Title not specified.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 544.

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¶ Four Japanese books

October 26, 2017

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Four Japanese books.

Titles not specified.

Provenance: Morrris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 533.

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¶ Japanese and Chinese picture books

May 22, 2017

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Japanese and Chinese picture books.

A lot containing 21 books, with the titles not listed.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 455 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Unlocated.


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¶ Three Japanese woodcut books

May 22, 2017

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Three Japanese woodcut books.

Titles not specified.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 527.

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¶ Pinto — Voyages and adventures (1663)

July 3, 2014

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Pinto, Fernão Mendes. The voyages and adventures of Ferdinand Mendez Pinto, a Portugal during his travels for the space of one and twenty years in the kingdoms of Ethiopia, China, Tartaria, Cauchinchina, Calaminham, Siam, Pegu, Japan, and a great part of the East-Indies. Trans. Henry Cogan. London: printed by J. Macock and to be sold by Henry Herringman, 1663.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £1 4s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 948 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2).— Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 52b (£1). — ESTC (R221803). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 11. — MS catalogue (2), no. 92 (with three X’s beside it).

Digital version: EEBO.


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¶ Dickins — Chiushingura (1880)

May 1, 2014

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Dickins, Frederick V., trans. Chiushingura, or the loyal league, a Japanese romance. London: Allen & Co., 1880.

“Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood, drawn and executed by Japanese artists, and printed on Japanese paper.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 235 (part; sold to Tregaskis for 13s.). — Columbia University Library (Rare Books B895.6C44 I).

Digital version: Google.


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