Rangaku Kaitei Pioneering work by Otsuki Gentaku
First Dutch study book published in Japan
2 vol. complete
Nihonbashi. Matsumoto Zenbei. 1788.
Vol. 1 - 32 leaves
Vol. 2 - 31 leaves
each 22.4 x 15.7cm.
In very good condition with only minor wear and a couple of small stains affecting a couple of pages. Volume 1 has some very minor worm damage affecting the edges of a few pages. Volume 2 has some minor worm damage affecting the upper margins of a few pages and an old repaired worm trail towards the binding. Otherwise very good.