1886. Item #86183
ANDERSON, William. THE PICTORIAL ARTS OF JAPAN. With a Brief Historical Sketch of the Associated Arts, and Some Remarks upon the Pictorial Art of the Chinese and Korean. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, [n.d., circa 1890-1900]. Complete: 80 of 80 plates, some in color, plus numerous text illustrations. Each plate has a guard which is printed with a line illustration on one side and descriptive text on the reverse. Text is in five parts, with continuous pagination throughout; each part is separated by a section title which is not included in the pagination: xix,276 pp. Folio. Publisher's binding: pictorial green cloth boards stamped in red gilt and black, 1/4 brown morocco, raised bands, boards detached, with the original gilt-titled leather. Interior fine.