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21 April 1997
OGILBY, JOHN, translator. MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS. Atlas Japannensis: being remarkable addresses by way of Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Emperor of Japan... English'd...By John Ogilby. London: Thomas Johnson for the author, 1670. Folio, 404 x 264 mm. (15 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.), 19th-century half morocco, spine gilt, edges marbled, some rubbing and wear, occasional faint dampstaining. First Edition in English, engraved frontispiece title, letterpress title in red and black, folding engraved map, 24 double-page or folding engraved plates, 70 engraved illustrations in the text.
Provenance: Harrison D. Horblit, bookplate (sale, Mrs. Harrison Horblit, Christie's, New York, 22 April 1994, lot 44).
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