Jun 13, 2024 - Sale 2672

Sale 2672 - Lot 184

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(JAPAN -- PERRY.) Small group of printed and manuscript reports concerning Commodore Perry and international trade. Japan, 1854

Additional Details

Large woodblock kawaraban map showing fortifications in Edo Bay. 2 sheets joined, 16x24 inches overall, wide margins; mounted on card, annotations in red ink showing the positioning of Perry's Black Ship squadron in the bay.

5 leaves of manuscript reports and illustrations. 9¾x13 inches each sheet; mounted on card, some foxing.

Detailed diary and report on Perry's arrival, manuscript in printed ledger. 8vo format, 7½x5 inches, plain paper wrappers with manuscript cover label; some wear, later stitching.