Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1956. Reprint. Quarto; VG-/G-; spine pale green with black lettering; dust jacket clean, large tear on bacl cover held together with old tape, few small tears on top front edge, minor other edgewear, protected by plastic cover; boards strong, clean, minor rubbing on edges from shelf wear, no major bumping, no tears or scratches, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, front hinge cracked, no writing/markings, no underlining, contains many color and b/w photos of porcelain pieces. pp. 264.
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1913. 8vo., paged -30, 3 illustrations; G; light green cover with black print, some rubbing, light stains on back, front lower corner torn away, slightly bent front lower corner, penciled note on upper right of front cover; stained first and last page from acidic cover, pencil mark on page 28, otherwise clean interior; includes list "Names of Lamps in Collection"; "Reprinted from the Transactions of the New York Electrical Society, (New Series, 1913, No. 4)"
Poole: Blandford Press, 1979. Book is out of print; Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Purple spine with yellow text. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing and chipping on edges, previous bookstore's sticker label on front flap, but no major tears; Boards have light rubbing on edges, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 159.
Poole: Blandford Press, 1979. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Purple spine with yellow text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, sticker residue on front flap, but no tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light foxing on end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 159.
London: Ernest Benn, 1949. Second, revised edition. Octavo; Second, revised edition; Reprinted 1952; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with green print; DJ has mild edgewear, soiling to spine, mild shelfwear, price-clipped, publisher labels on front flap; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has tanning to rear endpapers, else clean and tight; 306 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Rockliff, 1952. Large Octavo; VG-/VG-; Tan spine with brown text. DJ has shelf wear, age toning to spine and edges, edge wear, small closed tear on rear, water drop stain on spine, brown stain on front; Boards have foxing, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on front/rear paste downs and free end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 218 plus 76 pages of plates.
London: Faber and Faber, 1959. First edition. Octavo; 89 pp, 96 plates; VG-/G; beige/dark red spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, rubbing to edges, minor chipping to head and tail edges, light ink to front flap; cloth has slight sunning to spine, minor rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York, NY: Attic Books Ltd., 1976. Reprint. 8vo. VG-/VG-. red DJ spine with slight wear and chafing, shows in whitish tonal discoloration along fore-edge folds and aside dj spinal column. chipped lightly at corner stress-points. inner flaps, faintly toned and neat. gently rubbed tip an tail, chafed much at red ends and spine corners, thin panel edges. stamped gilt titling, type and spacing match the DJ strip, jacket front the interior panel. b/w scanned coin image. blank ivory endsheets. textblock coins series with figures of coins, lettering, dimensions and extensive detail. 134 pp. textblock stock. appendix printed on gloss ivory stock with 281 small scanned figures on 9 plate section in the rear.
[Phoenix, AZ]: Phoenix Art Museum, 1980. First Edition. Square octavo, 184 pages, VG-; paperback, gray spine, blue lettering: rubbing with superficial material loss to head, tail, and along hinges; areas of sun-fading to front and back covers, cover art somewhat affected, lettering unaffected; mild wear to clean text-block, two mild scratches to bottom; interior clean, replete with black-and-white and full-color plates; shelved Front Table.
Boston and Cambridge, MA: Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard University Press, 1941. Quarto; pp 366; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has some spotting and soiling to boards; some sunning to boards; noticeable wear to edges; moderate sunning to spine; slightly bowed boards, as is; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; arts-collection; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Ernest Benn, Limited, 1923. 1355/1500. Small Quarto; pp 20; 152 plates; G-/no-DJ; light orange spine with gilt text; limited edition; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; black marker mark to lower spine; some scratches to boards; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; ex-library with markings to ffep and half title page; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated with tissue guards; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; adhesive residue to rear endpaper; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited order.
London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1913. First Edition. Folio; G/no-DJ; spine green w/gold text, fading, wear and fraying of spine indicative of age, boards firm, library sticker in frt inside cvr as well as stripe of tape, otherwise clean, edges frayed; binding loose at headband & at hinges, still viable, good cond.; pages have aging as well as wear, chipping at text block, but still in good cond. 201pp. Oversized/overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders.
Durham: Sir Walter Press, 1977. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 671/700; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, light blue with blue and white print; DJ has mild edgewear, toning to spine; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the edition page; xvi, 136 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Hua Hsia Publications, 1972. Folio; pp 523; VG-/G; bluish green spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior, some scratches to rear; minor chips to corners; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; Chinese and English text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington D.C. Highland House, 1977. First Edition. Second printing. Small quarto; VG-/VG-; White spine with blue text; DJ has general edgewear, 1 inch open tear on front cover, lower spine shows 2 inches that has worn off; Boards strong, adhesive mark stains on front/rear boards; Textblock shows heavy stains on front/rear end papers, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 340pp.
Secausus, NJ: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1989. Small quarto; pp 127; VG-/VG-; beige spine with gray text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; some sticker residue to front; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with may photographs and illustrations; interior clean.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973. UK Printing. small Qto. VG/VG. multi-color pictorial DJ spine and fully illustrated panel-wide jacket dominated by auburn and brown tones. spine main title overlays the illustration in ivory, bright blue author and black on powder blue ellipse outlined in black. handling light, with yellow tone to slim inner flaps. thick light brown clothbound HB, stamped gold metallic titling, several small raised ridges. opaque white droplet on front panel, thick and sturdy boards. white fep/ffep, ivory sheets and textblock neat and profusely illustrated with 388 numbered items. 232 pp. ISBN# 684132125.
London: Pall Mall Press, 1979. Reprint. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. White spine with black lettering. Sale sticker to top rear dust jacket panel. Age-toning to dust jacket panels, panels generally clean. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 348pp.
Antrim, N. Ireland: W. & G. Baird Ltd., 1975. Booklet; unpaginated; G-/paperback; white comb spine with yellow covers; green text and illustration to front; covers show slight sunning; some rubbing wear to edges; light ink to front; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior pages; illustrated with many photographs.
London: Country Life, Batsford, 1911. First edition. Two volumes, folio. Both volumes fair+ with no dust jacket. Faded, stained red spine with gold lettering. Each volume INSCRIBED but not signed by the author on the front free end paper. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers. Front end paper loose at hinges of both volumes. Offsetting to free end paper. Several plates loose. Pages generally clean. Includes over 1,500 illustrations and over 70 photogravure plates. Volume 1 to 466pp, volume 2 continues to 1085pp.
Leicester: Hamlyn Publishing/Galley Press, 1986. Reprint. Small Quarto; VG/VG; Off-white spine with black & purple text; Dust jacket has slightly age toned exterior and minor edge wear, lightly rubbed fore edges, otherwise unmarked & intact; Boards have a glossy and clean exterior with strong & intact panels; Text block has very slightly age toned edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 253.
New York: China Institute In America, 1985. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ(paperback); Spine is brown with white text; Covers have edge wear, general marks and scratches, rubbing to corners, joints are strong; Text block has signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 103; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Newport, England: R.H. Johns Ltd., 1951. First Edition. Quarto; G/no-DJ; pp 132; sun faded blue spine with gilt lettering; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, slight creasing down from board; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, light toning to first and last few pages; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1987. First Edition. Quarto; G+/G; White spine with black text; DJ has moderate edgewear, 0.5" open tear on upper spine, few very small (0.25") closed tears on tail, spotted staining around edges, heavier on interior of DJ, small black mark on spine; Boards strong, some rubbing to corners, white spotting along both boards/near spine; Textblock shows foxing on exterior head, few small spots through pages; Binding strong; 214pp.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1975. First edition. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with tan print; DJ has edgewear, small tears to top edge; Boards in orange cloth with brown print, small stain to front, slight wear to spine caps, slight warping, cocked spine; Text block has small stains to top and fore edges, else clean and tight; xvii, 236 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: B. A. Seaby, Ltd., 1970. Reprint. Octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Red spine with black lettering. Minor shelf-wear to DJ, most notably to the head and tail of the DJ spine. Top front corner bumped. Scar to rear cover of the book. Sale sticker affixed at bottom of front DJ flap. Binding intact. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 282pp with XXX plates following.
New York: The Ralph M. Chait Galleries, 1985. Quarto; G-; Paperback; Spine, grey with silver print; Slipcase in dark grey glossy paper, tear at lower front corner, else clean and strong; Cover has creasing on spine, else clean and bright; Text block has spine breaks with loose pages through the second half of the book, errata slip inserted; “Accompanies an exhibition of the same name, on October 25 - November 16, 1985, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Ralph M. Chait Galleries”— colophon; 269 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, D.C. Mark Keshishian, 1974. Quarto; vg-/good-; dj, glossy white spine with black text; dj, small open and closed tears; soiling to front and rear covers; HB, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges spotted; illustrations in color and B/W; 134pp.
New York: The Free Press, 1986. First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 339; G/G-; ivory spine with blue and black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; cloth shows slight wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
New York, NY: Alfred A.Knopf, Inc., 1972. First Edition. squarish Qto. VG-/VG-. black DJ spine, densely packed with ivory title between smaller author and publisher. chipping nad frayed ends, with taped over cuts and abrasions. laminated with contact paper by prior owner. brown cloth HB with gilt titling, lightened around by age and shelfwear along the cloth panel edges. some scuffing and abrading from removed paste-downs upon decorative fep. occasional foxing, e.g. page 160-161, otherwise no marks. edges average and interior between sturdy boards. 210 pp. ISBN# 0394473280.
Piermont, NY: Pier Books, Inc./ Dupont Communications, 2007. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 215; VG-/VG-; dark blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; slight bowing to boards; text blocks show little wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with color photographs; interior clean.
n. p. n. publ. 1984. Quarto; pp 339; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; light bumping to front tail edge; strong boards; text block has minor wear to exterior edges; light toning toward interior edges; slight cracking to gutter at pp 112-113; profusely illustrated with color photographs; gray patterned endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Pitman Publishing Company, 1946. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Light blue, almost white spine with black text. DJ has wear, open tears on spine edges, rubbing and tears on edges, price clipped; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has a red crayon mark on front end paper, foxing on end papers and paste downs, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 46 plus 96 plates.
New York: Arch Cape Press, 1989. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 327; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; light moisture staining to inside dj at tail edge; price clipped flap; minor wear to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.