Title: Kokushi Ryaku, 1826
Author: Toen Iwagaki
Publisher: Hishiya Sonbei(?)
A scarce first edition of Iwagaki’s Kokushi Ryaku, a summary of Japan’s history.
Worldcat records 22 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
Five volumes in quarto, 77, 60, 63, 74, 51 leaves
On note of condition, these volumes are in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding. The bindings to volumes two and four are holding on by two cords. There is virtually no foxing, though a pinkish type of fabric has been sparsely scattered throughout.