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A study of the pioneer of true porcelain manufacture in England. Grey & white mottled boards. B/w illustrations. Boards browned at edges. Minor foxing to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top edge of front panel.
Blue cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some light fade marks along cover edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned/faded with some edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.
Numerous photographs, plans, drawings and engravings plus 16 pages of colour plates of Swansea porcelain. Pale blue cloth. 270pp includes index. 9 x 5.5". A couple of marks to boards. Owner's stamp to verso of front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper has a tear to top edge which has been repaired with tape to verso, and inscription to front flap.
THE CERAMIC ART OF CHINA AND OTHER COUNTRIES OF THE FAR EAST
Written by William Bowyer Honey.
Stock no. 2117061
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Peach/Orange cloth with gilt titles; vignette to front cover. 3 colour plates. Numerous b/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fade patches to spine and a couple of cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine with tears and loss to edges; creased with some grubby marks.
Numerous photographs, plans, drawings and engravings plus 16 pages of colour plates of Swansea porcelain. Pale blue cloth. 270pp includes index. 9 x 5.5". Spine bumped, with slight creasing. Wrapper is worn at top and tail of spine, with small tear at base, and creasing to front flap.
ANCIENT CHINESE PORCELAINS AND OTHER CURIOS BELONGING TO GEORGE A. HEARN (1894)
Written by George Arnold Hearn; Chester Holcombe.
Stock no. 2111961
Published by Kessinger Publishing. 2010. Nearly fine condition.
Card wraps. Part of Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprints Series - Thousands of scarce and hard-to-find books. Descriptions by Holcombe. NO pictures. ISBN: 1120153816. A couple of small marks and light wear to covers.
Card wraps. The Herbert History of Art and Architecture. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1871569044.
CITTA DI TORINO MOSTRA DEL BAROCCO PIEMONTESE (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 586198
Published by Citta Di Torino. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.
Three volumes. Pictorial card wraps. Architettura Scenografia; Mobili E Intagli, Tessuti E Ricami, Maioliche, Porcellane Argenti, Libri E Rilegature Monete E Medaglie; Pittura, Scultura Arazzi. B/w photos. Text in Italian. Covers of volume II are unevenly faded.
Beige cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 162 abbildungen in kupfertiefdruck. Text in GERMAN. Small mark to top of front cover. Contents very good indeed.
Any consideration of the development of the art of porcelain in Europe must award the highest place to Germany's contribution. The artistic and technical achievements of the artists and craftsmen who made this possible profoundly influenced the work of other European factories and particularly those of England. The book also includes Vienna, Zurich and Nyon. The International Library of Antique Art series. 466 pages. Large heavy format. Superb colour and b/w plates. Two dustwrappers - both of which are a little edge-chipped.
579 pages. B/w illustrations. A limited edition of 500 facsimile copies of the 1942 edition. Wrapper torn and creased. Copy no. 451.