New York: George Braziller, 2006. First Edition. Square Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Shades of beige, with orange text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, fraying along side,edges and corners, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; 192 pp.
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Antwerp: MercatorFonds, 1980. Quarto; pp 524; VG/VG; red spine with white text; black slipcase has modest shelf wear to exterior, one of the sides is opened (see photo); small sticker to front; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Dutch text; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London; Boston & New York: Constable & Company, Ltd; Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. Large Octavo; pp 311; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt and white text; original publisher's cloth shows blind-stamped illustration to front; exterior has slight shelf wear; some sunning to spine; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; mild crack to front gutter; interior clean; deckled fore and tail edges; illustrated;.
Paris: Auguste Picard, 1921. Quarto, 412 pages; VG- condition; light brown wrappers with black text on spine, rear and cover, wear and creases to all sides, cover torn about half inch at head of spine, textblock edges lightly age-toned; binding weakened but all pages remain attached, age-toned endpapers, price pencilled in at top of front free endpaper, interior clean and unmarked.
Salt Lake City: Gibbs M. Smith, Peregrine Smith Books, 1988. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has light gutter stains to endpapers, else clean and tight; xiv, 248 pages, illustrated (chiefly color).
Des Moines: Wallace Homestead Bok cO., 1981. second printing. Small quarto; G/G; dark yellow spine with blue text; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine w/ small tears at spine edges; lightly sunned & rubbed exterior; sticker on front flap; cloth has minor fraying at fore corners; panels are sturdy & intact; text block has slight wear & toning along exterior edges; text pages have very light foxing toward head edges; tight binding; pp 112.
Marietta, OH: Antique Publications, 1994. Quarto; pp 234; G/paperback; ivory spine with black text; covers have modest soiling and scratches to exterior; some rubbing wear to joints; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Bangkok: Wudhi Mekdhanasarn, 1998. Small Quarto; pp 318; V-G/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block is clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; inscription to title page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Singapore: Times Books International, 2003. Reprint. Thin Quarto; VG/VG-; Dark brown spine with white text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior & minimal edge wear, otherwise clean; Boards have minor rubbing at edges & corners, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is clean with crisp pages; pp 188.
Saugus, MA: Merrill & Perkins. 12mo; VG/no-DJ; green, burgundy, and blue spines with yellow & gilt text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 76 pp, 1969; vol. 2, pp , 1977; vol. 3, 1977, pp ; exteriors show mild rubbing wear; intact panels; clean edges; text blocks consist of 6-ring loose page design with dividers; slight writing to copyright page of vol. 1; light adhesive residue to front pastedown of vol. 3; interior has light wear; profusely illustrated;.
Woodbridge: Antique Collector's Club, 1995. Quarto; VG/VG; hardcover; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has mylar covering and limited scratches; boards have minor stains otherwise sturdy; front paste down and free end- papers have rubber stamps; aside from limited stains to the top edge, text block is clean; 444p.
Toronto, Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1970. Quarto; pp 228 VG-/G; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows slightly sunned exterior, some chipping to edges, sticker residue to front head edge; cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior and interior edges, otherwise clean.
London: Herbert jenkins Limited, 1927. Octavo; First printing; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey (faded from blue) with black print; Boards in blue cloth with black print, fading to spine, peripheral fading to boards, tattering to spine caps, wear to corners; Text block has slight age-toning to paper, intermittent spine breaks; 144 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1906. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to hinges, shelfwear; Text block has tear along hinge to front endpapers, clean text; xvi, 329 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1910. first limited edition (No. 82 of 150). thick, large quarto rebound in polished beige leather; VG; gilt frame on boards; six-band embossed gilt spine; boards and spine with light soiling and shelf wear; clean moire flaps with giltd frame inside boards; full size frontispiece and back engravings; text by M. le Comte de Chavagnac, Cataloger commissioned by J.P. Morgan; text and plates on thick parchment paper specially cut in the city of Arches; contains 50 plates in color, covered with inscribed legend on rice paper. with a total of 208 items fully described and organized by regions; dates ranging from 1677 to 1910; collection comprises objects from clocks, to vases, to figurines and tableware; book is in good condition with strong binding and large italic print in very fine French writing; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved case 11.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1982. Large Octavo; pp 314; VG/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; blue slipcase show slight soiling to exterior; intact panels; cloth has light wear to exterior; mild rubbing to fore edge; strong boards; text block shows very light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated;.
London: Chinese Snuff Bottles, n.d. Special Edition devoted to Collection of Mr and Mrs Gerry P. Mack. Octavo; pp 76; G/paperback; Ivory spine with black text; covers loosed from binding but still present; covers have slight rubbing to exterior, light sunning to covers, words stamped to rear; text block has minor wear to exterior edges, loosed at binding, slight cracking at pp 16-17; interior clean;.
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., Publishers, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 308; G/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges and fore corners; slight age toning to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has modest wear to exterior; some dampstaining to spine tail edge; some rubbing to edges; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior shows light toning toward edges; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Henry Street Settlement, 1963. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; cream spine with blue text; dust jacket has minor rubbings and tears on the front and rear covers; it also has moderate brown stain on the cover; besides, the dust jacket has clear, protective mylar covering; text block has minor wavy look on the bottom of pages due to water spill; moderately age-toned, text block is clean; 208p.
Ashland, Ohio: F.E. Myers & Bro. 1908. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Brown spine with gold print; Black leather boards with gold print, worn spine and some wear to edges and corners, slight tears at spine caps; Textblock has some age-toning and spotting to edges, mild bumps to outside corners, slight spine edge tear at bottom of first prelim. page, text clean and binding tight; "1908" penciled on 1st prelim. page; 374 pages, illustrated.
Seattle: Harold R. Myers/Oasis Rugs, 2004. Larger Octavo; pp 159; VG/VG-; dark blue spine with beige text; dust jacket has slight smudges to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to half title page; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
Paris, France: Vilo International, 2001. Authorized English-Language Edition. Quarto. VG+/VG+. DJ spine and black panels are a basic glossy black, with beige authors, red italics for title squeezed in and immediately followed by colorful porcelain plates in a myriad of tones, overlaying each other across rear, spine and front jacket. DJ edgewear light, limited to upper corners. fine dark gray clothbound HB, red italics for title stamped and centered on undamaged spine. author and title incised in red and centered beneath upper panel edge. smooth and excellent HB edges and corners. front bookplate label affixed to left fep. heather gray endsheets. 269 numbered color images, small to large with much text detail. includes historical background, includes maps and extensive series of chapters, unspotted, semi-glossy and illustrations have much bright detail and black text title, dimensions, origin and more. clear edges, all sides. excellent and under clear protective cover. scarce. 200 pp. ISBN # 2845760388. Shelve Front Table / OR Under Review Table.
Dubai: Motivate Publishing, 2006. First Gulf Edition. Quarto; pp 345; VG/VG-; black spine with ivory white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; light scratch to front; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; slight odor; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London & Hong Kong: House of Fans/Kaiserreich Kunst, 1983. First edition, 1st printing. Quarto, VG+/no dj, in VG+ slipcase, green spine w/ gilt text: excellent overall condition large illustrated hardcover in excellent slipcase, with "Silver of the Old China Trade" on one side of the slipcase, and "Carving of the Old China Trade" on the other side, as issued - very minor shelfwear; clean inside and out; sturdy binding; unmarked pages. In Locked Arts Case A.
Hamburg: Niemann Verlag, 2004. Quarto and Octavo: Octavo paperback [vol. 1] and Tall Quarto HB cloth [vol. 2]; VG-; ivory and blue spines with yellow text; exteriors show slightly sunned spines; mild smudges to panels; intact panels; HB has slight cocked spine; text blocks show light soiling to exterior edges; front endpapers have faint marks, otherwise interiors clean; profusely illustrated; text in German and English; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Zurich: Nomos Ag, 2016. Large Octavo: VG+/no-DJ paperback: Silver/gray spine with white text: Covers are in very good condition, virtually free of shelfwear, no scuffing or staining: Textblock is clean and free of any markings, folds or tears, many color photographs of the subject matter: Majority of text is in ENGLISH with terms of sale also in GERMAN and FRENCH: 149 pp.
Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1962. Second Edition. Super Octavo; G-/VG-; DJ shows significant ware, prominent open tear at head of spine carries over to neighboring corners, 4 1/2-inch closed tear down fore-edge of back cover, major chipping or rubbing on corners and edges, large crease on top left corner of back cover, creasing on inside slips; Board is orange cloth with gilt lettering, and green frame and Chinese text on front board: portions of green frame have chipped off, a damp stain runs from the bottom left corner of the front board to the the bottom corner of the back board, bumping on top back and top front fore-edge corners, spine cocked; Text block is age toned, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 198. Greater shipping charges required for items slated for expedited or international shipping. Items weighing more than 4 Lbs cannot be shipped economy. Please contact shipping department for details.
Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, 1921. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown w/gold txt, slight shelf wear, fraying at edges; boards firm and clean; binding has loose frnt hinge otherwise strong; pgs show very little wear or aging, excellent condition. 588pp. (Overweight, additional postage may be required for expedited/international orders*.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. Reprinted. Large Thick Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; sunned red slipcase shows heavy rubbing to exterior; some chipping to edges; cloths show moderate sunning to spines; strong boards; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 548 [v. 1 & 2]; plates [v. 3]; VG/G; red and dark blue spines with white text; 3 volumes in 2 bound books; dust jackets show mild wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have light tone to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. Reprinted. Large octavo; pp 548; G-/Poor; beige spine with brown text; this volume only; dust jacket has severe chipping to spine edges; sunned exterior; chips to fore corners; mylar wraps; cloth has moderately sunned exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior light lightly toned; illustrated.