Title Chinese Bronzes of the Shang (1766-1122 B.C.) through the T'ang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906)
Book Condition Good Minus
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher New York, New York, U.S.A. Metropolitan Museum of Art 1938
Seller ID 007644
Issued October 1938. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Plain paper blue wrappers, much faded. "Chinese Bronzes" in crisp black stamped to the front and also with simple drawing of a Chinese bronze. Note that the front wrapper has completely detached from the spine. With xxxii and 29 numbered pages. Followed by a plates section illustrating approximately 48 of the 372 items on exhibit. All plates are monochrome, full-page, on semi-glossy stock. A clean copy all in all. At the top of the half title page, in a neat ink hand, previous owner name and address. A Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. An exhibition lent by American collectors and museums and shown in Gallery D6 from October 19 through November 27, New York, 1938.