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Author Name    [Unidentified (binding design)]; Hartshorne, Anna C.

Title   JAPAN AND HER PEOPLE

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Near fine

Jacket Condition   Very good Jacket

Edition   Early edition

Publisher   Philadelphia John C. Winston 1905

Seller ID   1352

8vo (5½" x 8¼"). 2 volumes. Vol I: pp. 377. Vol. II: 374; INCLUDES SCARCE ORIGINAL CLOTH DUST JACKETS AND SLIPCASE; Folding color map. Each volume has Frontis. and 24 photogravures each with captioned tissue guard. t.e.g. red ribbon marker. Early edition of this richly illustrated two-volume work on 19th-century Japan. Unsigned binding design of cranes in flight near a stylized cherry tree in gold on bright red cloth. Spine with chrysanthemum device and a wreath of cranes with wings outspread. Top of cloth covered slipcase with titles and two stylized Japanese mon. Impressions of Japan's monuments, streets and cities, food and habits, people and houses, animals and flowers. Originally issued in 1902 in Philadelphia by Henry T. Coates, who produced a series of travel books with impressive binding designs to appeal to the armchair traveler, this reissue occurred shortly after 1905, when Philadelphia publisher John C. Winston acquired Henry T. Coates’ company and stock. A near fine set with the book plate of Constance Winterhalder on the ffep in very good dust jackets and very good original cloth covered slipcase. The dust jackets have slight fading to the spine panels; the slipcase has bumping to the left top corners, foxing to the interior paper liner and the firm case has splits in the cloth and board at the top and bottom of the rear panel.

Price = 375.00 USD



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