Travel 557; Cordier Bibliotheca Japonica, p. 450; Tooley 489." /> TITSINGH, ISAAC. Illustrations of Japan; consisting of Private Memoirs and Anecdotes of the reigning dynasty of the Djogouns, or Sovereigns of Japan... translated from the French, by Frederic Shoberl. London: (William Clowes) for R. Ackermann 1822. <I>4to, 304 x 236 mm. (12 x 9¼ in.), later 19th-century calf, covers panelled in gilt, spine gilt, morocco lettering-piece, g.e., extremities rubbed, slight offset of frontispiece to title, plate 6 with imprint shaved, 2 vertical creases to folding plate</I>. FIRST EDITION, 13 hand-colored line engraved and aquatint plates, some with more than one image, the last, showing the "funeral procession of a superior civil servant," on 3 attached sheets, folding. Abbey <I>Travel</I> 557; Cordier <I>Bibliotheca Japonica</I>, p. 450; Tooley 489. | Christie's