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Title   Chinese Pottery of the Han, T'ang and Sung Dynasties, Owned and Exhibited by Parish-Watson & Co., Inc.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First American Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Parish-Watson & Co., Inc. 1917

Seller ID   007594

From an unstated limitation, probably not in excess of 2,000 copies. Printed by the De Vinne Press, USA. Presumed bound in the USA. NOT ex-library. 12.75 x 10 inches. Light olive drab buckram spine, with olive green paper covered hardboards. With fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and faded lettering to the spine. The binding with gentle bumping and wear at the spine head and tail, and moderate bumping and abrasion at the corners. Light soiling to the binding but overall an attractive binding. Text block is securely bound in. With highly deckled fore- and bottom edges to an attractive effect. With 109 numbered pages. Handsome laid paper, presumed hand-made, watermarked Etruria, Italy. With 17 full-page, full-color plates tipped in, as called for. The plates on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. The plates protected by tissue guards. A fair amount of page waviness at the extremities, NOT moisture damage. A little age-spotting or toning to the preliminaries but the interor remarkably clean on the whole. Front pastedown with previous owner name in a neat ink hand. Else a clean copy. A Good copy,

Price = 185.00 USD


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