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Lot 0057
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Author: Binyon, Laurence & Sexton, J. J. O'Brien.
Title: Japanese Colour Prints.
Place Published: London
Publisher:Ernest Benn
Date Published: 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.

Condition

Lacking extra set of color plates that were issued with the limited edition. Some drying and crackling to spine, else very good.

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Japanese Color Prints, 1923

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA