Title Japanese Decorative Art
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition Very Good Minus
Edition First British Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher London, England Faber & Faber Ltd 1962
Seller ID 007431
Stated first UK edition, 1962. This is the first English language edition. Previously published in German. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Orange buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Immaculate binding. 9.25 x 6 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 296 numbered pages, plus a folding "comparative chronological table." Heavy coated stock with 8 full-color, full-page plates. Also with 239 B&W illustrations. An exceptionally clean copy, and rather tight. Very gently read. Attractive full-pictorial DJ, not price-clipped. Even, over-all fading and rubbing to the DJ, and with moderate edge wear along the top. A Very Good Pluscopy in a Very Good Minus DJ.