Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 300

Price Realized: $ 2,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
(JAPAN -- ASTRONOMY.) Yoshio, Nanko (Shuzo). Rigaku Nyuu Shiki Ensei Kanshou Zusetsu. 13 woodcut celestial illustrations, including two volvelles and a double-hemispheric world map. 3 volumes. 8vo format, 8 1/2x6 inches, original embossed yellow wrappers with printed paper labels, light wear, newer stitching; internally fine; an attractive set. Bunsei 6 (1823)

Additional Details

Important Edo-period Japanese astronomical text with European influenced charts and diagrams. together with: A finely rendered contemporary ink manuscript celestial diagram, 11x19 1/2 inches.