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De Missione legatorum Iaponensium ad Romanam curiam, rebusq
AuthorSande, Duarte de, 1531-1600
Valignano, Alessandro 範禮安, 1539-1606
Pub. LocationTōkyō 東京PublisherTōyō Bunko 東洋文庫
Date1935Phys. Desc.[2] p., 412 p. of facsim. ; 23 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberJX1801.A58 J2 1935
Title continues ".... in Europa, ac toto itinere animaduersis dialogus ex ephemeride ipsorvm legatorvm collectvs, & in sermonem latinvm versvs ab Eduardo de Sande Sacerdote societatis Iesv."

Toyo Bunko Sokan, IV (i.e. VI): Facsimile reproduction .... "In Macaensi portu, Anno 1590," accompanied by an introduction by H. Iwai ... 500 copies have been reproduced from the copy in the possession of Dr. S. Koda, Tokyo, by the Otsuka Kogeisha Co.--Colophons.
Imprimatur and preface by Alessandro Valignano "Visitator Societatis Iesu in provincia Orientali," dated 1589 (verso of t.p.)
Woodcut title vignette, decorative initials. Signatures: A-2Z⁴ a-f⁴ A-C⁴

On OCLC record# 32445573: Believed to be the first book printed at Macao, but cf. Streit, R. Biblioteca missionum, v. IV, p. 464, no. 1718. -- Holmes, Ruth E. V. Bibliographical and historical description of the rarest books in the Oliveira Lima collection, 26.

Subject(s)Jesuits--Missions--Japan--History--16th century--Sources
Japanese legations--Europe--16th century--Sources
Christianity--Japan--History--16th century--Sources
Catholic Church--Foreign relations--Japan--16th century--Sources
Japan--Foreign relations--Catholic Church--16th century--Sources
SeriesTōyō Bunko sōkan 東洋文庫叢刊 ; 第4, 第6
Rec. TypeBookLanguageLatin
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #114