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Japanese Art /Sadakichi Hartmann

2015.7.239

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

ArtHistory1900s

7-1/2 in

Sadakichi Hartmann

Boston

Massachusetts

United States

North America

1903

1904

Publisher's Binding- Japonisme

Amy Rand

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.

Japan

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