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The Hansei Zasshi: A Monthly Magazine, Vol. XIII., No. 1.

An English Magazine: Reflections

The Hansei Zasshi: A Monthly Magazine, Vol. XIII., No. 1.

[Tsukioka], Kōgyo [illustrated by]; Inouye, Tetsusiro, Takakusu, J., Wadagaki, K., Fukuchi, M. [with contributions by].

Tokyo: The Hansei Zasshi Office, Meiji 30 [1898].

 

An issue of the Hansei Zasshi, "a monthly magazine in English, edited by Japanese". The editors pledge in their foreword to "repre ...

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A Draft of the Pelliot Collection Catalogue, Annotated with Chinese Titles

Collection de Pelliot, Manuscrits de Touen-houang

Collection de Pelliot, Manuscrits de Touen-houang

[Transcriber/s and annotator/s unidentified].

[S.l.: s.n., ca. early 20th century].

 

Possibly a typescript draft of the catalogue of the Pelliot Collection of Chinese, Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Uighur fragments and manuscripts discovered in China's Dunhuang caves (or 'Mogao Grottoes') by the French ...

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A lighthearted play set in Scotland

Emigration at first sight: a play in one act

Emigration at first sight: a play in one act

Douglas, Ian [text by].

London and Glasgow: Gowans & Gray; Boston: The Baker International Play Bureau, 1930. 

 

A charming play about a young Scottish man and woman who meet in an emigration office, the man looking to emigrate to Toronto, the woman to Auckland. Due to a lack of communication with the off ...

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The first Japanese translation of Hobbes's Leviathan

Shukenron: Eikoku gakushi Hobbusu-cho (Theory of Sovereignty: by the English Scholar Hobbes)

Shukenron: Eikoku gakushi Hobbusu-cho ["Theory of Sovereignty: by the English Scholar Hobbes"]

Hobbes, Thomas [original text by]; Monbushō [edited by].

[Tōkyō]: Monbushō Henshū-kyoku, Meiji 16 [1883].

 

The first published translation of Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil (1651) in Japa ...

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On the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871

The Great War of 1870 between France and Germany

The Great War of 1870 between France and Germany = Sen-happyaku-shichi-jū-nen Haifutsu Senki

Brockett, L.P. [original text by]; Sugawara, Toshio [translated by]; Hosokawa, Junjirō [corrections by].

Tōkyō: Suharaya Mohē, Meiji 4 [1871].

 

A Japanese translation of a work of the same English title on the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) by Linus Pierpont Br ...

US$480.00
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James Legge's translation of the Four Books

Zhu shi jiao zheng Hua Ying si shu (The Four Books in Chinese and English, annotated and corrected)

Zhu shi jiao zheng Hua Ying si shu ["The Four Books in Chinese and English, annotated and corrected"]

Legge, [James] [translated by].

[Shanghai?]: Shang wu yin shu guan, [ca. early 20th century?]. 

 

An English translation by the Scottish missionary James Legge (1815-1897) of the 'Four Books' (Confucian analects, The great learning, The doctrine ...

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A Walk Through Japan, 1877

A finely bound record of a trip to Japan

A walk through Japan, 1877

Goff, Lieutenant-Colonel [Robert Charles] [text by].

London: Printed by William Clowes and Sons, 1878.

 

A privately published record of an 1877 trip through Japan by Lieutenant-Colonel Go ...

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On chivalrous street gangs of Edo

A story of the Otokodate of Yedo = Banzuiin Chōbē

A story of the Otokodate of Yedo = Banzuiin Chōbē

[Redesdale, Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford (original text by)]; White, J.L. [corrected by].

Tokyo: Shoeido, Meiji 35 [1902]. Sixth edition.

 

A translation of the work Banzuiin Chōbē by the British diplomat and Japanologist Algernon Bertram Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale (1837 - 1916). The text recounts the s ...

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The First German Primer Published in Japan

Die ersten lectionen des Deutschen sprachunterrichts: im gebrauch der Deutschen anfangsclassen der Kaiserlich-Japanesischen Academie von Daïgaku-Nankō

Die Ersten Lectionen des Deutschen Sprachunterrichts: im Gebrauch der Deutschen Anfangsclassen der Kaiserlich-Japanesischen Academie von Daïgaku-Nankō

Daigaku Nankō [edited by].

Jedo [Tōkyō]: Daigaku Nankō, 1870.

 

The first German primer to be published in Japan, and the second German study book overall to be published in Japan (after 官版独逸単語篇 (Ka ...

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The Japanese Novel That Caught Conan Doyle's Attention

I am a Cat (Chapter I, Chapter II)

Natsume, K. [Kinnosuke; Natsume, Soseki]; Ando, K. [Andō, Kanichi] [translation by]; [Hashiguchi, Goyō (illustrations by)].

Tokyo : Y. Okura, 1906 [actually 1908]. First edition, later printing.

 

The first English translation of Natsume Soseki's classic of modern Japanese fiction. The translator, Andō, a fan of Conan Doyle, went to the great writer's house ...

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Inscribed by Greey to Mrs. Fenollosa, with an Original Sketch

The Golden Lotus and Other Legends of Japan

Greey, Edward [written and with covers designed and drawn by].

Boston : Lee and Shepard, 1883. First edition.

 

A first edition copy of Greey's 'The Golden Lotus', inscribed by him to Mrs. (Lizzie) Fenollosa (dated 1882, before the official publication of the book). Ernest Fenollosa taught political economy and philosophy at the Imperial University ...

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