1888. Item #90194
(BING, S.) ARTISTIC JAPAN: A MONTHLY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF ARTS AND INDUSTRIES. Compiled by S. Bing. London: Sampson Low, (1888)-1891. Folio. Six volumes bound in Five.Three-quarter green cloth over pictorial boards. Stamped and ruled in gilt to spine. All 36 issues of this journal, bound without pictorial covers. With 346 of 347 plates (one plate torn in half) and numerous other illustrations. Cloth worn at extremities. Volume IV sunned on spine. Pages toned. An important work in the revival of Japonism in late 19th century Europe.