1897. Item #85448
BRINKLEY, F., ed. JAPAN DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED BY THE JAPANESE, WRITTEN BY EMINENT JAPANESE AUTHORITIES AND SCHOLARS, VOL. II, DE LUXE EDITION. Boston: J B Millet Company, 1897. No. 439 of 750 numbered copies (De Luxe edition). Elephant folio, 74 +  pp. + 8 large plates, being one color collotype (10 1/4 x 9 inches), six colored albumen photographs (7 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches) and one mat-framed color plate (13 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches) with accompanying essay by Kakuzo Okakura. There are 20 additional smaller colored albumen photos tipped in to the text. Includes "The Early Japanese and their History." Some wear to orange decorated paper covered boards, light rubbing, corner wear. No stains, rips or tears. Japanese style cord binding, accordion fold pages (with publisher's notice laid in: Do Not Cut The Leaves). Extra shipping charges will be required for this large and heavy book.