The modern Japanese print

an appreciation. by James A. Michener

Publisher: C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementWith ten original prints by Hiratsuka Unʼichi [and others]
LC ClassificationsNE1310 .M483
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5855955M
LC Control Number62017555

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An Appreciation. Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle, (). Elephant folio (/2 by 22 inches), original brown, beige and russet cloth, ten original matted prints, original Japanese cedar slipcase.

Signed limited first edition, number of only copies signed by Michener with his Japanese chop, of Michener’s homage to Japanese prints, with ten original prints, each.

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