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Binkley's Japan the edition De Luxe  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,020
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Japan: Described and Illustrated by the Japanese Written by Eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars
Author:
Brinkley, Captain F., editor
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
J.B. Millet Co.
Date:
[1897]
Description:

10 volumes. Illustrated with many hand-tinted albumen photographs, full page and smaller, collotype prints of flowers, etc. (Folio) 40x31 cm (15¾x12¼"), original crepe-paper over boards, French-fold and string-bound. No. 297 of 750 sets of the Edition de Luxe.

Contains classic late nineteenth century hand-colored albumen photographs of various Japanese views, including tea ceremonies, bridges, gardens, cherry blossoms, flower and produce vendors, temples, The Bronze Buddha at Kamakura, Mt. Fuji, theatre scenes, city and rural life, rickshaws, fishermaidens, women in traditional dress, etc.

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Condition:
Bindings worn with chips, tears and rubbing to covers, corners bumped; hints of foxing, a few tears, one plate detached; about very good.
 
Item number:
307374
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