Stock ID #212921 77 Samurai. Japan's First Embassy to America. LEWIS BUSH.

77 Samurai. Japan's First Embassy to America.

Tokyo. Kodansha. 1968. First edition. Stock ID #212921

Based on the book by Itsuro Hattori. Endpaper maps, black and white photographic illustrations, 248pp, neat stamp of a prior owner title page, overall very good hardback copy.

This book is the first comprehensive reconstruction of the first Japanese embassy to the USA. One of the primary sources for this book is the diary of one of the two principal ambassadors, Muragaki, who wrote "these foreigners did not earn their name of barbarians for nothing" in reaction to some of the rituals and festivities of welcome.

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