Tokyo: Kaishinshoro, 1911. Gilt-lettered green board binding with string tie in the Japanese manner. Front and rear endpapers creased and a little chipped at top. Very nice copy. With book label reading "Mary Griggs Burke Garden Books". Mrs. Burke acquired the most comprehensive collection of Japan art outside Japan; hers was the first Western collection to be displayed at the Tokyo National Museum. She was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure in 1987. A book with specific instructions on how to make a park-like garden and a survey of Japanese gardens of the Meiji period. Introduction, three photographic plates and 29 scenes and diagrams in muted colorl. Boards; String Tie. Very Good. Oblong Small Folio. (Inventory #: 004473)
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