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AUCTION 16

“THE WORLD RUSHED IN”
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

Lot 77

77. HECO, Joseph. The Narrative of a Japanese; What He Has Seen and the People He Has Met in the Course of the Last Forty Years.... Edited by James Murdoch, M.A. (From the Time of His Being Castaway in 1850 down to the Fight of Shimonoseki.) [Title verso: Printed by the Yokohama Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.; Colophon: Published by American-Japanese Publishing Association, 1741 Sutter St., San Francisco, California. U.S.A., Printed by Kudo Printing Co. Ltd., No. 97 1-Chome Kasiwagi, Sinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan, ca. 1950]. Vol. I: [4], iii [1, blank], 346, [4] pp., 2 plates, 1 map. Vol. II: [2], 254, v [1] pp., 12 plates. Total: 14 plates, 1 map, text illustrations (half-tone reproductions of plates and line drawings in original edition). 2 vols., 8vo, original maroon cloth (Vol. I) and original brown cloth (Vol. II), both gilt-lettered on spines and upper covers. Very fine set.

     Second edition (first edition, Yokohama & Tokyo, 1895). Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 325b.

(2 vols.) ($300-600)

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