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GARDENS OF JAPAN. A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE - TATSUI, Matsunosuke - 1935. [1270836]
Tokyo The Zauho Press 1935 - FIRST EDITION 1935, edited by Naoya Shiga and Motoi Hashimoto. Folio, approximately 420 x 330 mm, 16½ x 13 inches, xii pages of contents etc, title page printed in red and black,150 full page photographic plates in monotone, 6 pages of plans of the famous gardens still existing, 9 text illustrations, 28 pages of text divided into chapters with headings as follows: A Short History of the Japanese Garden; The Division of Modern Gardens; Constructional Material for The Japanese Garden; Arts and Crafts in Garden Details; An Example of Garden Design in the Edo Period. Original publisher's de luxe binding of white soft leather spine with gilt lettering, silk cloth boards with gilt lettering and picture, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Spine slightly rubbed with some slight soiling, light uneven browning to silk cloth boards, two lower corners bumped and soft, some slight wear to extremities, the fold of the folding plate has neat professional repair from head to tail on blank side, not affecting image, small round blind stamp to bottom of title page, otherwise a very good clean tight copy. Heavy book will require extra postage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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