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The Pictorial Arts of Japan, with a Brief Historical Sketch of the Associated Arts, and Some Remarks Upon the Pictorial Art of the Chinese and Koreans by  William Anderson - First Edition - 1886 - from The Old Sage Bookshop (SKU: 095315)

The Pictorial Arts of Japan, with a Brief Historical Sketch of the Associated Arts, and Some Remarks Upon the Pictorial Art of the Chinese and Koreans

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The Pictorial Arts of Japan, with a Brief Historical Sketch of the Associated Arts, and Some Remarks Upon the Pictorial Art of the Chinese and Koreans

by Anderson, William

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good-/No Jacket
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About This Item

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1886. Book. Very Good-. Hardcover. First Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Oversize hardcover approx. 16" x 12" x 3". Boards are covered in olive-green cloth with red and gilt lettering on front with black background illustrations of birds in bamboo; spine is black cloth which is overlaid with the original black leather with gilt lettering; edges of boards are beveled; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; 80 numbered plates, 16 in color; 146 numbered illustrations with the text; all pages and illustrations present. Very good minus condition: leather on spine with some chips and wear; the spine has been blackened with leather dressing; light edge wear to boards; front board is clean and bright; back board is slightly scuffed and stained; hinges are strong; bookplate inside of Grace Nicholson; ffep has chips and has been taped in at hinge; first blank page creased; remaining pages and illustrations are in excellent condition. This is a large and heavy book and will require extra for shipping. .

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Bookseller
The Old Sage Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
095315
Title
The Pictorial Arts of Japan, with a Brief Historical Sketch of the Associated Arts, and Some Remarks Upon the Pictorial Art of the Chinese and Koreans
Author
Anderson, William
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
Date published
1886
Keywords
The Pictorial Arts of Japan, with a Brief Historical Sketch of the Associated Arts, and Some Remarks Upon the Pictorial Art of the Chinese and Koreans hisotry asia asian east
Size
Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall

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About The Old Sage Bookshop

Situated in historic downtown Prescott, Arizona, The Old Sage Bookshop offers a fine selection of new southwest books as well as quality used books for the collector, the seeker, and the avid reader. This is a small but mighty bookshop.

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gilt
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bookplate
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edges
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spine
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