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The Soul of Japan by Elie Faure; Translated from the Original French Manuscript by Rose Freeman-Ishill - Hardcover - Limited and Numbered Edition - 1930 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007608)

The Soul of Japan

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The Soul of Japan

by Elie Faure; Translated from the Original French Manuscript by Rose Freeman-Ishill

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
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Near Fine/No Jacket
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Berkeley Heights, NJ: The Oriole Press , 1930. SCARCE, #37 of 210 copies, 175 of which were for sale, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR Rose Freeman-Ishill on front end page - "To dear Mr. and Mrs. Bellin, with the affection of Rose Freeman Ishill April 26, 1931". Rose Freeman-Ishill, a frequent contributor to Oriole Press publications, was the wife of Joseph Ishill, the sole proprietor of the press. Near Fine in original quarter cloth over handmade paper covered boards, slight toning to the cloth. 28 pp. An essay by the French art historian Elie Faure. Printed and set with 12 point Garamond, the line-cut on the title page after a drawing by the Japanese artist Yosai, initials by Frederic W. Goudy. SCARCE, the last copy to come to auction was in 1982. Apparently, most copies were destroyed in a fire.(Ransom, W. Selective check lists of press books).. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR. Limited and Numbered Edition. Cloth and Handmade Paper Board. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
007608
Title
The Soul of Japan
Author
Elie Faure; Translated from the Original French Manuscript by Rose Freeman-Ishill
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Oriole Press
Place of Publication
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Date Published
1930
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Fine Bindings;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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