Block Printing & Book Illustration in Japan.

London / New York: G. Routledge & Sons / E.P. Dutton & Co., 1924. xiii, 261, [1]. pp. Illus. with 43 plates (18 in colour). Folio (39 cm). Cloth. First edition. Boards rubbed, corners worn, small tears to heel of spine, thin tear to upper rear joint, small bookplate on front pastedown, two Japanese chop marks to half-title and margin of first text page, small institutional stamp on title page, contents clean, plates bright. A very good copy. Item #31880

From the library of Karl Kup, former Curator of the Spencer Collection and keeper of prints, New York Public Library, with his small armorial bookplate and his occasional pencil annotations. Covers from the earliest period to modern times, plus suggestions for collectors, lists of old book shops in Japan, index, glossary. and bibliography.

Price: $400.00