Title Collection of Old Chinese Porcelains formed by George R. Davies, Esq. Formerly of Hartford, Cheshire, and Now of Parton, N.B.
Book Condition Very Good Minus
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First British Edition
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher London, England Gorer 1913
Seller ID 007593
From an unstated limitation, probably not in excess of 2,000 copies. Printed by Geo. W. Jones, London. Presumed bound in Great Britain, except that the collotype plates may have been printed in France. NOT ex-library. 12.5 x 10.25 inches. Green buckram binding with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board. The binding with moderate bumping and wear at the spine head and tail, and at the corners. Overall a very clean binding with some light rubbing and scratching. Text block is securely bound in. T.E.G. With highly deckled fore- and bottom edges to an attractive effect. With 74 numbered pages of text, and with 25 full-page, full-color plates, as called for. The plates on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. Most of the color plates with tissue guards. Some of the tissue guards with a pencil notation of the catalogue number corresponding to the item illustrated. Some faint offsetting to the plates from the opposite tissue guards. Front pastedown with previous owner name in a neat ink hand. Light foxing throughout the volume, except that the plates are almost entirely free of spotting. Else a clean copy. A Very Good Minus copy,