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A Portuguese Embassy to Japan (1644-1647). Translated from an Unpublished Portuguese Ms., and Other Contemporary Sources, with Commentary and Appendices.

BOXER, C.[harles] R.[alph].

  • Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1928.
London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1928.. FIRST EDITION. Large 8°, publisher's printed boards with cloth spine, vertically printed paper label. Some light foxing, somewhat heavier to half title and upper blank margin of title page. Overall in good to very good condition. Frontispiece, viii, 64 pp., 2 ll. facsimiles. *** FIRST EDITION of BOXER'S FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED WORK. On July 26 1647 two Portuguese galleons under the command of Captain Gonçalo de Siqueira de Sousa anchored off Nagasaki and word was sent to the Shogun that they were hoping to reestablish trading relations which had been broken off seven years earlier. *** West 7. NUC: DLC, PPULC, AU, TxU, WaU.

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