Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese. Written by Eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars
BRINKLEY, Captain F. (ed.)
With Essays on Japanese Art by Kakuzo Okakura, Director of the Imperial School at Tokyo, Japan, and a new Essay for the Folio Society Edition by David Perkins. Editor was the Anglo-Irish newspaper owner, editor and scholar Frank Brinkley (1841-1912) who resided in Meiji-period Japan for over 40 years and became the author of numerous books on Japanese culture, art and architecture. Okakura (1863 1913) was a Japanese scholar who contributed to the development of arts in Japan. Outside Japan, he is chiefly remembered today as the author of The Book of Tea.
Publisher: The Folio Society
Edition: No. 187 of 980 numbered copies
Date Published: 2012
Place Published: London
Condition: Near fine
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Originally published in Boston in 1897. 2 vols.: 190; 191-398 p. 43 cm. Colour illustrations. Red and black cloth hardcovers with all edges gilt. Vol. I in red slipcase, vol. II in black. Includes Folio Society booklet in envelope. Some marks to slipcases. Top corners in vol. I slightly bumped. Some light scratches to text block edges. A few marks on slipcases.