The Japan Punch - Mar. 1881 by Charles Wirgman
Yokohama. Charles Wirgman. March 1881. Complete issue.
11 leaves (including cover page) woodblock printed on one side only as issued. 35.8 x 25.2cm.
A single issue of Wirgman's humorous, monthly magazine. Woodblock printed on thick but supple, quality paper. First published in 1862 and all issues before 1883 were woodblock printed. After that, they were printed lithographically. This issue includes references to the silk trade, Satow & Hawes' pioneering guide book to Japan and other topical issues of the time.
In very good condition. Some wear and minor creasing to corners. Some minor marks.