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Japan Described and Illustrated By the Japanese Written By Eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars by  Captain F. (editor) Brinkley - Hardcover - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.com

Japan Described and Illustrated By the Japanese Written By Eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars

by Brinkley, Captain F. (editor)

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Boston, MA: (1897-98): J.B. Millet Co. Folio. 15 section (volume) set, 260 illustrations which includes 30 albumen photographs hand colored and 15 color collotypes (by K. Ogawa of flowers), 382 pp. Bound in pictorial stiff paper wraps backed in red cloth, Japanese fan-fold (i.e. uncut double pages) and containing the insert cautioning not to cut the pages. The plates are not numbered but this particular edition contains the five K. Ogawa flower collotypes which are normally not found in 10 volume sets. Section one has large chip to head of front panel, #14 chip to rear upper corner and #15 heavy chipping along bottom edge and smaller chip to front panel of wrappers, with some overall toning to wrappers, only minute wear to spines, otherwise a very nice worthwhile set.


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  • Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 017993
  • Title: Japan Described and Illustrated By the Japanese Written By Eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars
  • Author: Brinkley, Captain F. (editor)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J.B. Millet Co
  • Place: Boston, MA: (1897-98)
  • Keywords: albumen hand Colored color Collotypes


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