JAPANESE INTEREST. POETICAL GREETINGS FROM THE FAR EAST: JAPANESE POEMS adapted from the German of Dr. Karl Florenz by A. Lloyd. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa (1896). 8vo (5 7/8 x 7 5/8"), silk ties, light crease on first two leaves else Fine in pictorial case with ivory clasps (case is unobtrusively re-lined with restored spine and original laid-down). The text is an anthology of Japanese poems for any age, mainly from the 8th century. Bound with frenchfold pages, every page is completely illustrated with beautiful color woodblock prints by Japanese artists SHOSO, KWA-SON, YOSHIMUNO, HANKO and SADAHIKO.