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The Ornamental Arts of Japan, in Four Portfolios by  George Ashdown Audsley - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1883 - from The Old Sage Bookshop (SKU: 095861)

The Ornamental Arts of Japan, in Four Portfolios

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The Ornamental Arts of Japan, in Four Portfolios

by Audsley, George Ashdown

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  • Hardcover
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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Book. Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Four very large portfolios with loose pages inside, as produced. Each volume with two or three sections. All hard portfolios in fair or so condition. Pages and plates--many in beautiful color chromolithograph--are in good to fine condition, mostly with some issues to edges, otherwise stated below are any issues with the plates. Volume One: Drawing, Painting, Engraving, Printing; and Embroidery: plate XII of section one is missing but all the others are present, many in beautiful color. Volume Two: Textile; and Lacquer: 1884; plates I and II in section two have part of the tissue protector stuck to them; plate VIII with a small green stain against dark background. Volume Three: Incrusted Work, and Metal-Work; title page with publication date is missings duplicates of a couple of text pages. Volume Four: Cloisonne; Modelling and Carving; Heraldry; no title page; plate I of Modelling and Carving has tissue stuck to it. This set is quite heavy and large so shipping will be extra..


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The Ornamental Arts of Japan, in Four Portfolios
Audsley, George Ashdown
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Limited Edition
Charles Scribner's Sons
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The Ornamental Arts of Japan, in Four Portfolios
Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall

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Prescott, Arizona
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About The Old Sage Bookshop

Situated in historic downtown Prescott, Arizona, The Old Sage Bookshop offers a fine selection of new southwest books as well as quality used books for the collector, the seeker, and the avid reader. This is a small but mighty bookshop.


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