Watch and Clock Importer Favre-Brandt of Yokohama Scarce, early, illustrated, product booklet
[Japan] Fascinating booklet published by brothers C.&J. Favre-Brandt to promote their import business. James Favre-Brandt (1841-1923) first came to Japan in 1864 with Aime Humbert's mission. He established his business in Yokohama and his brother, Charles (1846-1910) ran the branch in Osaka. The booklet explains the marks used to indicate gold content and also contains illustrations of some of the products available for import.
[Probably Yokohama]. Favre-Brandt Co. c1875.
6 leaves + 5 folding diagrams. 15.3 x 11.7cm.
In good condition. The title is handwritten in Japanese on the cover. General age wear throughout and some minor worm trails on the text pages, but the diagrams are largely unaffected. b34071233