Author:[Thayer, Lee (binding design)]; Hearn, Lafcadio

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SHADOWINGS

By: [Thayer, Lee (binding design)]; Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1901

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1534

Condition: Near fine


8vo (5¼" x 7¾"). pp. 268 + 4pp. publisher's adverts. Unsigned binding design by Lee Thayer (for the Decorative Designers) of realistic waterlilies in gold, light blue and light green blue on dark blue cloth. The color of the cloth is skillfully used to realize the design. Includes 5 black and white plate. Six short stories adapted or translated from Japanese; a study of Japanese Cicadas, Japanese female names and Japanese songs. Considered one of the Decorative Designers most brilliant achievements. A near fine copy with slight darkening to the spine and toning to the eps. Finlay 5... View more info