Japanese Art /Sadakichi Hartmann
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
L.C. Page & Company
Publisher's Binding- Japonisme
Decorated maroon cloth with cover and spine design in gilt, black, green and blue, depicting flying cranes against a Hiroshoge-like breaking wave. Signed binding attributed to Amy Rand. Top edge gilt, deckled edges.
Numbered bookplate of the New Century Club, a private lending library, is affixed to the inside pastedown. Bookplate #432 of the New Century Club. Class 761, Book H333.
Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection