Audsley, George Ashdown,Keramic (Ceramic) Art of Japan ,1875,Henry Sotheran & Co.,London,3/4 leather,Folio (11"x 16") 2 volumes 3/4 red leather with leather corners, all dbl ruled gilt over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands, title and volnumber in gilt to two compartments, gilt floral devices to others. Loss of color and some material to board edges and corners, tender joints, bumped and rubbed. Marbled endpapers, t.e.g. The Frenchont flyleafs should mild foxing but the plates, all tissue guarded, are absolutely fine. This original large edition features 63 plates (35 in gold and colors) and numerous wood engravings in color. Frenchom the Athenaeum, "This is a work Frenchom which no collector who can afford to buy it, or has courage to steal it, should be without… In short, these are crowning specimens of chromolithography; on the whole, they are very nearly the best of their kind.",Japan, Ceramics

Keramic (Ceramic) Art of Japan

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