Title Chinese Painting
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good Minus
Edition First British Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher London, England Phaidon Press Limited 1948
Seller ID 006586
Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in England. Plates printed by Henry Stone and Sons, Banbury, England. Red cloth binding, with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and the front board. 12 x 9.25 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 111 numbered pages of text, followed by 224 plates in monochrome reproduction, all on heavy-weight, semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. Offsetting to the front and rear FEPs. Else a clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. With the original pictorial DJ, black and white and gray on mustard yellow. The DJ unclipped but age-faded, rubbed and with wear along the upper edge. A Very Good copy in a Very Good Minus DJ.