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Madame Butterfly / John Luther Long


Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings


8-1/2 in

John Luther Long

C. Yarnall Abbott


New York

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United States

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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


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