Lot 307 of 426:
Oriental Series Japan and China - Artists' Edition 1/500  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Japan and China: History, Arts and Literature [Oriental Series] - Artists' Edition
Author:
Brinkley, Captain F.
Place:
Boston and Tokyo
Publisher:
J. B. Millet
Date:
1902
Description:

Complete in 12 volumes. Illustrated from photographic plates. (8vo) three quarter morocco and decorative cloth, gilt decorated spines. No. 147 of 500 copies of the Artists' Edition.

Volumes 1-8 concern Japan, Vols. 9-12, China. Brinkley spent 40 years in Japan and where he owned and edited the Japan Mail Newspaper, a widely read newspaper in the Far East, and he had a a deep interest in Japanese Art and literature.

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Condition:
Some general light wear to bindings with areas of rubbing to leather and extremities; spines sunned with spine leather somewhat brittle;very good bindings with generally fine interiors.
 
Item number:
311751
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