Signed at top of front cover: "B. S. Lipman Esq. with E. Gilbertsons comp" with pencilled "Philadelphia 25/12/93." underneath. From Japanese works translated by G. Kowaki, taken "from a treatise on the Military Equipment of Japan by Chitora Kawasaki, from the 'Miochin Rekidai Zokufu', the 'Buki-ko' and other works". With eight plates from the 'Kokkwa' representing the helmets selected by the sixteen successive Miochins, 1 plate shows the helmet of Minamoto, 1 plate of the dragons engraved on the Eight Dragon Armour, with 3 plates being the names of the Miochins in Chinese Characters. 13 plates, plus several blank leaves. 20 pp. of text. Very scarce account. Original tan printed covers bound into library binding; paper covers are lightly soiled, in very nice condition with minimal library marks. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Genealogy of the Miochin Family. Extract...
Publisher: Printed By Twiss and Sons
Publication Date: 1892
Binding: Printed Paper
Book Condition: Very Good
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