Japan. JAPAN DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED BY THE JAPANESE - WRITTEN BY EMINENT JAPANESE AUTHORITIES AND SCHOLARS. Edited by Captain F. Brinkley. Millet, Boston, 1897. "Yedo Edition " of 1000 copies, of which this is Number 479. 10 volumes, folio, Cloth, with each volume printed with a different floral pattern, and with a printed title label on the front board of each volume. Bound with Japanese style cord ties at spine with the sheets double-folded, with 182 pages of text plus 10 full page tissue-guarded color frontipieces of flowers, 30 tissue-guarded mounted handcolored albumen photographs (three in each volume), and about 200 in-text b;ack and white photographs. Each volume with the bookplate of A. J. Tullock, who was a Kansas engineer, bridge-designer, and businessman during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Spines slightly faded, but overall a Fine set externally and internally; the cloth and the ties are fresh, without wear or other defects.