Labor and Porcelain in Japan by Thomas Van Buren
Labor in Japan - together with - Pottery and Porcelain Industries of Japan. Thomas Brodhead Van Buren (1824-1889) was a nephew of the eighth U.S. president Martin Van Buren. In 1874 he was sent to Japan to be the Consul General by president Ulysses Grant and stayed until 1885.
Yokohama. Printed at the Japan Gazette Office. 1882.
, ii, ,59pp + 10pp and 11 actual hand-coloured albumen photographs (almost certainly by Felice Beato).
In good to very good condition. Covers worn with minor damage above title 'Japan'. Some loss to lower part of spine covering. Binding a little weak but holding nicely. Edges a bit bumped and worn. Internally very good with only general age wear. With compliments of the author inscribed on ffep. b33010824