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Japanese Prints From the Early Masters To the Modern

By JAPAN) Michener, James A

Rutland.: Charles E. Tuttle Company.. 1959. First printing.. Profusely illustrated with tipped in full page and in text color illustrations, full page black and white illustrations, 287 pp, bibliography, folio, cloth-covered boards with embossed pictorial cloth strip on front (hardbound) in color pictorial dustjacket and pictorial slipcase. Very good condition; two corners bumped, small faded spot top of spine. Dustjacket has 1 x 1/2 inch paper loss at top of spine and otherwise light edgewear. Slipcase moderately worn. Notes on prints by Richard Lane. Illustrations from three centuries of Japanese prints. .


The Illustrated Gift Book 1880-1930 with a checklist of 2500 titles.

By Felmingham, Michael.

Hampshire, England.: Wildwood House.. 1989.. 7 full page color illustrations, 78 black and white full page illustrations, black and white in-text illustrations, 185 pp, index, 4to, color pictorial paper wrappers (softbound). Fine condition. An excellent reference work on fine illustrated books of the turn of the twentieth century. Chapters include "The Photomechanical Revolution", "In America" (illustrators such as Pyle, the Brandywine school and Will Bradley" (8 pages) and "Fantasy and Fairyland". .


The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  A Bibliography and Essays
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The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. A Bibliography and Essays

By LEWIS AND CLARK) Beckham, Stephen Dow (essays by). Bibliography by Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner and Paul Merchant

Portland, OR.: Lewis & Clark College.. 2003.. Illustrated in color and black and white, 315pp, index, 12 x 8.5 inches, gilt lettered cloth-covered boards in pictorial dustjacket. New - still in publisher's shrinkwrap. A fascinating volume which includes an account of the formation of the Lewis and Clark collection at the College followed by discussions of the following topics followed by bibliographies of the printed items: The Expedition's Traveling Library; Early Expedition-Related Publications; Patrick Gass, First in Print; Taking Literary License: Surreptitious and Apocryphal Narratives; Editing the Expedition Journals; General Histories, Centennial Publication, and Children's Literature, 1803-1905. There is also a Twentieth-Century Publications Checklist. .


A Book of Old Maps Delineating American History from the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War

By Rite, Emerson D. and Archibald Freeman

New York.: Arno Press.. 1969.. Total of 76 maps reproduced in b/w, single or double page, xv+299pp, folio (16 x 11"), cloth-covered boards (hardbound), mottling to covers. No dustjacket. .