Title Japanese Prints, Drawings and Paintings
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher London, England Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co. 1967
Seller ID 007048
Full-pictorial wrappers, with black lettering. Lower corner of the front wrapper with a minor semi-crease. Minor age-yellowing here and there to the wrappers. Unbumped and with fairly sharp corners. 10 x 7.5 inches. 96 numbered pages detailing 172 items, including prints, drawings, paintings and reference works. Also with numerous monochrome plates. Previous owner initials in soft lead pencil on reverse of front wrapper. Else a very clean copy. Very gently read. A Very Good copy. The mainstay of the collection referenced in this book was the collection formed over the course of 40 years by S.C. Coles, a long-time manager at Kegan Paul. From the private library of Herbert McLean Evans [1882-1971]. He was a highly regarded U.S. anatomist and embryologist. He was an ardent collector of rare books and of Japanese ukiyo-e prints.