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Madame Butterfly / John Luther Long

2015.7.253

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

John Luther Long

C. Yarnall Abbott

First

The Century Company

New York

1903

De Vinne Press

Publisher's Binding- Japonisme

Genjiro Yeto

Top edge gilt. Deckled edges. Bound in a decorative cloth binding designed by the Japanese artist Genjro Yeto and signed with his monogram "Y." The covers, in teal cloth, stamped in dark green, gilt and white, depict long stemmed lotus blossoms rising from a rippling waterscape. The design is enclosed within a gilt border, as is the spine which has the title in distinctive typography descending vertically.

Stated Japanese Edition, October 1903

Japan

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