Sale 16BP02 | Lot 13

BRINKLEY, FRANK (Captain). Japan, Described and Illustrated by the Japanese...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
BRINKLEY, FRANK (Captain). Japan, Described and Illustrated by the Japanese...

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Lot 13
BRINKLEY, FRANK (Captain). Japan, Described and Illustrated by the Japanese...
Boston/Tokyo: J.B. Millet Co., [1897-8]. Fifteen parts bound in three volumes, later red cloth, leather spine labels, top edge gilt. 15 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (40 x 31 cm); 382 pp. text, with fifteen color collotypes of flowers by Kakuzo Okakura, 30 full-page hand-colored albumen photographs (probably by Tamamura Kozaburo), 15 color reproductions of stencil designs, and about 200 illustrations in the text. Minor wear to the bindings, overall a clean set, with ink numerals on the first text leaf of each part, one photograph detached and bound out of order, several tissues lacking. Explorers Club bookplates laid into each volume.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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