Jesse Page - JAPAN. Its People and Missions - 1896

Description
Jesse Page - JAPAN. Its People and Missions - 1896
History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description

Lovely first edition copy with frontispiece, engravings, and photographs plates

A fascinating book in the original cloth bindings. The book is well-illustrated with frontispiece ‘A Car Procession in Japan’, 9 other full page black and white illustrations (some engraved, others photographs), and 36 photographs and line drawings in text. Published by S. W. Partridge, and Co., London, c.1896. Publisher’s green boards with gilt and black lettering, and illustration on upper board, and spine.

Book Dimensions: 19 x 13 cm and Number of Pages: 160 + 16 pages of publishers catalogue

Condition
A well-preserved copy. Solid and well bound volume. Light wear to boards’ corners and spine ends. Internally the book is in lovely condition. Neat inscription with ink to verso of frontispiece, dated 1897. Occasional foxing on few pages. Inner hinges are very good. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. The text and plates are clean and bright (Please see pictures).








Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Jesse Page
Book Title
JAPAN. Its People and Missions
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1896
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
S. W. Partridge, and Co.
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
160
Dimensions
19×13 cm
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