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The Oriental Series: Japan & China 1/50  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Oriental Series: Japan & China
Author:
Brinkley, Captain F., et al
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
J.B. Millet
Date:
[1901-02]
Description:

12 volumes. Elaborately illustrated with inserted plates, many from photographs, some colored, many on silk, folding color maps, etc. (8vo) 23.5x16 cm (9¼x6¼") original three quarter crushed red morocco and marbled boards, spines with raised bands, gilt-decorated compartments; marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. No. 28 of 50 of the Tokugawa Edition.

Deluxe edition with many extras, including include high quality paper, watercolor frontispiece on silk, hand-colored watercolor vignettes throughout, folding color maps. Japan volumes with wood-block color prints by Hokusai. Scarce edition of this wonderfully illustrated set.

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general wear and scuffing to bindings; vol. 6 with rear board detached but present, vol. 6 map with irregular folds and some tears, interiors with usual toning, occasional light foxing; overall very good.
 
Item number:
308543a
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