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The Picture Book of Peonies, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
Niigata-ken Kaki Kyukon Kyokai, Showa, [c.1936].

Oblong 4to album (26 x 38.5 cm). Title leaf and 2 leaves of gardening instructions at rear plus colophon. Olive green boards stitched with string, title in gilt to upper board. 27 fine colour plates, (25 x 36 cm.) each showing two specimens, named on the plate and with tissue-guards giving brief descriptions in Japanese and English. Binding lightly soiled, plates bright, fresh and clean.

Rare, no copies on Copac and just the one on WorldcatR

Price £ 1750.00
Stock Code 53321
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