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Author Name    Havard, Henry

Title   Le céramique Hollandaise, Histoire des faïences de Delft, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Utrecht etc. et des porcelains de Weesp, Loosdrecht, Amsterdam et la Haye.

Binding   Half-Leather

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   Amsterdam Compagnie Génerale d Éditions Vivat 1909

Seller ID   007624

Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Ouvrage enrichi de trente cinq hors texte et de plus de cinq cents dessins, facsimile, marques, signatures, etc. Première édition. Complète en deux volumes. 1/2 maroc brun contemporain avec des planches de papier marbré, et avec assez croustillante lettrage doré estampillé. Avec 258 et 323 pages numérotées. 35 pleine page plaques, dont 11 sont colorés ou teintés. Toutes les plaques ont demandé sont présents. Aussi avec 134 illustrations en n&b de texte. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. First edition. Presumed first printing. Issued by the printer Hilversum, Holland, 15 December 1908. Folio, 12.75 x 9.25 inches. Complete in two volumes. Contemporary half brown morocco with marbled paper boards, and with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. The leather of the spines is age darkened. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with unbumped corners. Indeed the leather is in remarkably good condition. Mild rubbing and abrasion to the marbled paper on the rear boards of both volumes, minor. Hinges firm; text blocks remain solidly attached to the bindings. Heavy-duty paper throughout. With 258 and 323 numbered pages. 35 full page plates, 11 of which are colored or tinted. All plates called for are present. Also with 184 B&W text illustrations. Vol. I with handsome black-on-white ex libris plate of previous owner to the front pastedown. Previous owner name in a neat ink flourish to title page of Vol. II. Intermittent light to moderate foxing to many of the pages and illustrations, as is common with this edition. Most plates with a tissue guard, as issued. Most of the tissues are in pristine condition. Overall this is a very clean and handsome set of two volumes. A Very Good copy. Rare in any condition.

Price = 555.00 USD

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