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A Japanese Nightingale / Onoto Watanna

2015.7.313

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Onoto Watanna

Genjiro Yeto

First

Harper & Brothers

New York

New York

United States

North America

1901

Publisher's Binding- Japonisme

Decorative Designers

Green decorated cloth binding with darker green and pale pink decorations outlined in black depicting petals falling from flowers in an Asian stylistic motif. Gilt spine titles within a gilt ruled rectangle. Top edge gilt. Deckled edges. Assume cover to be designed by the Decorative Designers as other Watanna titles. (Possibly designed by Yeto?)

Japan

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