1897. Item #85449
BRINKLEY, F., ed. JAPAN DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED BY THE JAPANESE, WRITTEN BY EMINENT JAPANESE AUTHORITIES AND SCHOLARS, VOL. III, DE LUXE EDITION. Boston: J B Millet Company, 1897. No. 439 of 750 numbered copies (De Luxe edition). Elephant folio, 112 +  pp. + 8 large plates, being one color collotype (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches), six colored albumen photographs (7 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches) and one mat-framed color plate (13 x 8 5/8 inches) with accompanying essay by Kakuzo Okakura. There are 18 additional smaller colored albumen photos tipped in to the text. Includes "Establishment of the Tokugawa Dynasty." Some wear to brown decorated paper covered boards, light rubbing, corner wear. No stains, one inch chip to paper at rear board's bottom corner. Japanese style cord binding, accordion fold pages. Extra shipping charges will be required for this large and heavy book.