Lot 57 of 364:
Japanese Color Prints, 1923  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Japanese Colour Prints.
Author:
Binyon, Laurence & Sexton, J. J. O'Brien.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Ernest Benn
Date:
1923
Description:

Illustrated with 46 plates, 16 in color, printed tissue guards. 28½x22cm (11¼x8¾") crushed brown morocco, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. No. 44 of 100 copies. First Edition.

Signed by the authors on the limitation page. Bookplate of Herbert McLean Evans [1882-1971], who was a highly regarded U.S. anatomist and embryologist. He was an ardent collector of rare books and of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. This massive tome covers each era of Japanese color printing. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Lacking extra set of color plates that were issued with the limited edition. Some drying and crackling to spine, else very good.
 
Item number:
295666
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