Lot 181: YAMANE, TAKUZO. BIRD'S-EYE VIEW OF THE FAR EAST, 
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Oblong folio (263 x 340mm.), 149 collotype plates (5 long panoramas and 4 double-page panoramas), duplicates of plates 63 and 64 (long panorama) bound in, descriptive Japanese/English text on tissue guard to each image, green patterned silk boards with title inset in silk panels, stitched Japanese-style, in the original folding cloth case, occasional spotting and offsetting from plates, light wear to covers and case
Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. A few small tears to the stitched area of free front endpaper, portfolio with spotting and sunning.
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Literature: Western Travellers in China 113