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[Baseball] Japanese Woodblock Printed Elementary School Textbook. Japan: Ministry of Education, 1874 (Meiji period). Yellow printed wraps made of washi (Japanese paper); stitched. Profusely illustrated with woodblock images including one of the first printed mentions of baseball in Japan. 16mo. Wraps soiled with slight creasing, few pages bumped; interior generally clean. Baseball was introduced in Japan in 1873 by an American teacher in Tokyo, Horace Wilson; around the same year this book was printed.
Japanese Woodblock Printed Elementary School Textbook.
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Auction closed on Friday, October 18, 2019.
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