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TWELVE JAPANESE PAINTERS

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Author: Ficke, Arthur Davison
Price: $150.00
Publisher Location: Chicago
Publisher: Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co./The Alderbrink Press
Year Published: 1913
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First edition
Tan cloth with cover design of a lily stamped in white and gold; 8vo. 49 pp. This copy inscribed "To Charles Noble Gregory with the very warm wishes of the author". One of 250 copies, of which 100 were for sale. Poems on the Ukioye School of Japanese painting. Ficke with Witter Bynner concocted a few years later one of the great literary hoaxes with the Spectrist poems. Tips bumped, covers lightly soiled, but a very good copy, the lovely cover decoration by Gookin bright without flaking.