Condition: 1950 Copyright. The book is tightly bound with the gilt and colors on the printed textile cloth bright with threading to the spine, tight. The front endpaper is tanned in one squared-off area demarking an old plate. The date "February 1st, 1958" is written at the top right corner of the first page and there is a name and two inscriptions (one in English, the other in Japanese) towards the top right corner of the title page. Otherwise the cloth covers are very clean and bright, the pages are clean and without tears, the text is unmarked and the book is in Near Fine Condition. The delicate paper slip cover has stains, chipping and edgewear with the back flap detached due to age, otherwise colors are bright and in Fair Condition. (VG/Fair.) 600pp. Images featured in this listing are unedited photos of our copy's front and back covers with open dustwrappers to indicate both the book's Near Fine Condition and the Dustwrapper in Fair Condition. Description: Combined October 1950 edition, second printing. This book was printed for distribution at the Fujiya Hotel Ltd. Miyanoshita, Hakone. 3 volumes in 1. Volume 1 by H.S.K. Yamaguchi and Frederic de Garis. Volumes 2 and 3 by H.S.K. Yamaguchi and Atsuharu Sakai. Housed in a printed paper folder, with the title on a pastedown at the left side of the folder. Bound in flexible linen cloth, beige colored and decorated with black, brown and gilt Japanese print. Japanese side sewing style binding with greyish-blue cord. Title beautifully written on a rice paper pastedown at the front cover. French folded rice paper pages. Profusely illustrated with 889 black & white photos and drawings. "With a few exceptions each subject is complete on one page". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: We Japanese: Being Descriptions of the ...
Publisher: Fujiya Hotel, Ltd.
Binding: Japanese Side Sewn Cloth-Bound
Book Condition: Near Fine
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