A nice Meiji edition of the "Eighteen Histories" of ancient China. together with:Nihon Seiki. Extensive text including 23 double-page engraved maps of Japan showing various political configurations by printed color. 10 volumes. 8vo format, original stitched stiff blue wrappers with printed paper cover labels, spine heads and feet consolidated with silk, light external wear. Japan, Meiji 11 (1878).