Very Good in Near Fine jacket. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. "A collector's guide to all the subjects illustrated, including an exhaustive account of the Chushingura and other famous plays, together with a causerie onthe Japanese theatre" (from the title page. ) With many b&w illustrations, a brief bibliography and an index. Reprint of the 1922 edition. The title page claims that 22 of the illustrations are in color, but all are reproduced in b&w in this edition. xvi, 381 pages. Folio. Orange cloth, lightly soiled; inside fine. No dust jacket. Very Good.
Good. No Jacket. 11" x 15" Ex Lib Art GOOD / NO DUST JACKET. Former LIbrary Book. xvi, 382 pp. Text with a few light markings in pencil, and the usual library treatments. Illustrated with reproductions of over 270 prints, including 22 in colour. Pages slightly toned. Blue green paper over boards with tan cloth spine, leather label at spine lettered in gilt. Boards scuffed and lightly soiled, edges rubbed, corners worn to boards, lower corners and lower spine bumped. Hinges starting to split, but holding, text block intact and firm.
40 x 26cm. xvi + 382pp. 270 prints including 22 in colour. Paper on boards shelf-rubbed at base. Spine head and foot softend. Some foxing on end-papers but text pages and plates are clean and the binding sound. Gilt titling on leather label on spine and sunflower decoration embossed on front cover. The author has endeavoured to make the subject accessible to the novice and amateur as well as to the advanced collector and dealer. A very large book so I recommend you ask for a postage quotation to avoid disappointment. Postage will be at cost.
VG or better internally. Library binding is a distraction, but solid and clean. Red library buckram. xvi, 382 pp. in addition to the interleaved sheets of illustrations and their associated tissue guards. "Illustrated with reproductions of over 270 prints from the author's collection and other sources, 22 in colour" This is an excellent reference copy of this important book. With appendices on the dating of Japanese prints, a chronological table and list of Ukiyoye artists. Also with reproductions of artists' signatures, publisher's seals, and actors' crests. Also has an Addendum sheet bound into the front.
Very Good. First American edition. Folio. Quarter cloth and blind-stamped papercovered boards with leather spine label gilt. Label nicked and cracked, corners and spine ends a bit worn, else a tight, very good copy.
A sound and relatively markings-free ex-library copy, but with the corners bumped and frayed and the spine cloth torn. A Collector's Guide to All the Subjects Illustrated ? Small folio, cloth-backed boards. xvi+382 pp, 292 illustrations (22 in color), glossary, bibliography, reproductions of signatures, seals & crests, index. One of the earliest attempts at classification based on subject matter, this volume is an extensive revision of an earlier work of the author published in 1920. With a discussion of prints by various artists on the drama of the "Chushingura". Scarce. Arntzen/Rainwater N165.
Fine in Fine jacket. Livre. Folio. SUBJECTS PORTRAYED IN JAPANESE COLOUR-PRINTS, A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO ALL THE SUBJECTS ILLUSTRATED INCLUDING AN EXHAUSTIVE ACCOUNT OF THE CHUSHINGURA AND OTHER FAMOUS PLAYS, TOGETHER WITH A CAUSERIE ON THE JAPANESE THEATRE by Basil Stewart Descrizione libro: London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1922., 1922. First Edition. One of the earliest attempts in which the author has made classifications of Japanese prints based on schools and subject matter. This volume is a revision of an earlier work, which the author published in 1920. With an extensive discussion of prints by various artists on the drama of the "Chushingura". Contains over 270 reproductions of prints from the author's collection and elsewhere (22 in color). Wear at extremities with partial splitting to hinges. Binding is folio, xvi, 380 pages. Codice libro della libreria 004511.
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