NP [Tokyo?]: NP ND [ca. 1893?]. 12 hand-colored photos. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (oblong). Very Good-. Item #L020646
VG- in lacquer boards (upper cover detached, lower loosening). oblong 8vo [ 24]pp Series of original hand-colored photographic views taken in and aroun d Nagasaki, Japan, at the turn of the 19th century; bound in wooden lacquer ed boards, upper cover decorated in gilt, red and gray with scene by the se ashore, featuring two gentlemen of Japan apparently chasing butterflies. Ve ry unusual collection of photos, even more so due to binding (exterior as n oted; slight bumping to corners, some internal browning, else very good).