Yokohama: 1904. First edition. 12mo, original green cloth lettered in gilt. Frontispiece printed in color; (2), xx, 281, (3), 2 pages; portrait plate; color plate of primitive treasure; 25 plates printed in metallic tints; 38 additional plates of coins; text illustrations. Both hinges cracked; spine with small damp-stain near center slightly affecting sides. Internally fine in a restorable binding. Item #6655
The very scarce first edition of this important and impressively printed work. Clain-Stefanelli 10489*. Coole W406: “Based on coins in the Reilly collection, A.N.S. Museum.”.