1888. Item #47130
(BING, S.). ARTISTIC JAPAN: A Monthly Illustrated Journal of Arts and Industries. Compiled by S. Bing. London: Sampson Low, (1888). Volume One (the first six numbers of the 36 eventually published). With color plates (includes folding plate) and numerous other illustrations. The six original pictorial wrappers are bound in at the back. Folio, in the original publisher's pictorial cloth. The covers are badly worn and faded, with chipping and fraying. The usual internal browning. Fair to good.