Title A Small But Very Fine Private Collection of Japanese Color Prints
Book Condition Very Good Minus
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York, New York, U.S.A. The Walpole Galleries 1920
Seller ID 007036
From an auction of June 14th, 1920. 10 x 7 inches. Light brown over-wrappers with brown-stamped lettering. With 47 numbered pages of text itemizing 208 lots and with several B&W plates, being reproductions of Japanese woodblock prints. Generally a clean copy. A Very Good Minus copy. From the private library of Herbert McLean Evans, with his initials in soft lead pencil to the back of the front wrapper. Evans [1882-1971] was a highly regarded U.S. anatomist and embryologist. He was an ardent collector of rare books and of Japanese ukiyo-e prints.