Japan. A Record in Colour, di Mortimer Menpes, e della sorella Dorothy Whistler Menpes.
Adam & Charles Black, 1903. First edition, 3rd reprint. Decorated binding, unattributed design. No DJ or initial price data. Wear at the corners and edges. Some mildew and browning due to the age of the pages, in particular of the endpapers.
Strong binding, slightly loose only on the front board.
Illustrated with 100 beautiful color plates by Mortimer Menpes, all present and in excellent condition, each protected by a tissue (some with slight mildew) with the written explanation of the image shown on the plate.
This classic work has been reprinted in different formats, but nothing compares to owning a book in an early original state.
Size: 17x22.5x4.5 cm.