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[RENAUDOT, EUSÉBE (TRANSL.)]: - SAVIO, PIETRO: Il Giappone al giorno d'oggi nella sua vita pubblica e privata, politica e commerciale. Viaggio nell'interno dell'isola e nei centri sericoli eseguito nell'anno 1874. Milano, Fratelli Treves, 1876.

Pp. (vi), 216, (2). With four maps and 31 plates, of which several double page. Text with staining. Cloth, faded. Original front wrapper bound in. Second edition enlarged with plates not found in the first edition (1875). Cavalier Pietro Savio of Alessandria (1838-1904) was a member of the Italian Geographic Society and participated in the first official Italian expedition to Japan in 1869. This was a later expedition which visited Yanagawa, Yonezawa, Aizu-Wakamatzu, Nikko, Tokyo and Yokohama. Savio's vividly account describes the country and its people, their manners and customs. The beautiful plates depict views from the countryside, houses, family scenes, various ceremonies and gatherings. Cordier BJ 604.
EUR 350.00 [Appr.: US$ 395.23 | £UK 306.75 | JP¥ 43670] Book number 100428

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