27 June 2007
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SILVER, Jacob Mortimer Wier. Sketches of Japanese manners and customs. London: Day and Son, 1867.
4°. Frontispiece and 27 chromo-lithographs (very light spotting on few of the first leaves.) Original red cloth with gilt title and decoration, errata leaf bound in. Provenance: Ex libris of Umberto I, King of Italy (1844-1900).
Together with a vellum bound copy with the Savoy arms of Salvatore Besso's Siam e Cina and The historical record of the visit to India published in London in 1914 in its original blue morocco binding. (3)
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