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The Nagasaki Shipping List & Advertiser

The first English newspaper published in Japan

The Nagasaki Shipping List & Advertiser The first English newspaper published in Japan

The Nagasaki Shipping List & Advertiser The first English newspaper published in Japan

The Nagasaki Shipping List & Advertiser

 

published by Albert W. Hansard

 

Wednesday, 10th July, 1861

 

Vol. I No. 4

 

Printed on relatively thick paper.

 

Extremely rare issue of the first English newspaper published in Japan. It was only published twice a week from 22nd Jun to 1st Oct, 1861 in Nagasaki. The Wednesday editions were 4 pages (1 large page folded) and the Saturday editions 2 pages (1 double sided page). This issue is the 4th one ever published. Hansard moved to Yokohama in November that year and started The Japan Herald newspaper.

 

Measures 46.3 x 34.5cm when folded in half.

 

In good condition. Some wear and chips to edges. Some stray marks and pencilled numbers above title. Fold lines.

The Nagasaki Shipping List & Advertiser

Price: ¥302,400

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