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LIMITED EDITION SET OF BRINKLEY’S ILLUSTRATED WORKS ON JAPAN AND CHINA

(JAPAN) (CHINA) BRINKLEY, Capt. Frank. Oriental Series. Japan and China. Boston and Tokyo, 1901-02. Twelve volumes.

Imperial edition, letter "I" of only 26 sets, of Brinkley’s comprehensive and finely illustrated studies of Chinese and Japanese art, history and culture, with 12 hand-painted silk watercolor frontispieces, 13 woodblock prints, seven watercolor paintings of Japanese birds, richly illustrated with more than 200 full-page plates, including photogravures (many tinted and color-finished by hand) and color-printed plates, and two large folding maps in color. A beautifully bound set, with lovely morocco doublures. $14,500.

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19TH-CENTURY JAPANESE EROTIC BOOK WITH TWELVE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTS BY TOMIOKA EISEN

EISEN, Tomioka. Yakumo no Chigiri. Tokyo, circa 1890.

Early printing of this 19th-century Japanese color woodblock print “pillow book,” graphically depicting erotic material, complete with 12 exceptional double-page full-color woodblock prints (each 13 by 9-1/2 inches) by celebrated Meiji era artist Tomioka Eisen. $5800.

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