CHINA - JAPAN -- ANDERSON, W. The Pictorial Arts of Japan. Lond., 1886. xix, 276 pp. W. 80 plates of which 16 cold. chromolithogr. and 146 additional illustrations in text. Fol. Or. h. blind tooled mor., front side gilt lettered and decorated, gilt edges. (Spine skilfully rep., outer corners a bit worn, hinges strengthened, some light foxing, but in a good condition).Beautiful publication with high quality - for the greater part photo-engraved - illustrations. William Anderson (1842 –1900), English surgeon and an important collector and scholar of Japanese art. He was the first chairman of the Japan Society and - in 1895 - appointed as a knight commander of the Japanese order of the Rising Sun.
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