[JAPANESE ART & DESIGN]
A group of six rare works pertaining to the history of Japanese art and design, comprising:
HUNTER, Dard. A Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China. New York: 1936. Text with appendix of paper samples. Original binding by Gerhard Gerlach and original slipcase. LIMITED EDITION number 358 of 370 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND PUBLISHER.—Shoku bunruisan. Tokyo Teishitsu Hakubutsukan (Textile patterns in the Imperial Household Museum). Tokyo: Yurindo, Meiji 25 . Volume 8 only, with color and gilt plates, modern black binding. Provenance: Joseph Blumenthal, ex libris.—CULTER, Thomas V. A Grammar of Japanese Ornament and Design. London: B.T. Batsford, 1880. Copious illustrations, green cloth (split). Provenance: Frederick James Higginbottom (1859-1943) ex libris, Ex. Greenfield Collection (adhesive label).—BOWES, James Lord. Japanese Marks and Seals. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1882. Some loose pages, marbled half leather boards.—HENDERSON, H.G., trans. An Illustrated History of Japanese Art. Kyoto: K. Hoshino, 1935. Gilt leather, original slipcase. Ex. Shanghai American School Library copy (inkstamps).—Legend in Japanese Art. London & New York: John Lane, 1908. Numerous illustrations in color. Original pictorial gilt red cloth.
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