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Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, A Review of Its Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore and Symbolism, Nott, Stanley Charles

Author Name    Nott, Stanley Charles

Title   Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, A Review of Its Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore and Symbolism

Binding   Buckram

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   London, England B. T. Batsford 1936

Seller ID   006587

This is the first printing of the first edition. Published December 1936. Printed and bound in England. With an introduction by Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith. Melon-colored buckram binding, with fairly crisp green-stamped and red-stamped lettering to the spine and the front board. 11.25 x 7.5 inches. Moderately bumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. Attractive green swirl pattern pastedowns and FEPs. With xviii and 193 numbered pages, and illustrated by 39 plates in color and 109 from photographs together with 73 line engravings in the text.followed by 224 plates in monochrome reproduction, all on heavy-weight, semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. The book is moderately cocked. Half title page with gift inscription dated 1939 from previous owner in a neat blue ink hand. Else a clean and attractive copy, and rather tight. Gently read. No dust jacket is present. A Very Good copy. Thanks to S. Bernstein and Co. for the following biographical note: "Stanley Charles Nott (1904-1957) was born in Wimbledon, England to the noted Gurdjieff scholar, Charles Nott. Dr. Nott was an eminent dealer of Chinese jade in the United States, and author of more than 17 books and films on Chinese art and culture. He is known for his works Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages and Voices from the Flowery Kingdom."

Chinese Jade

Price = 300.00 USD


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