Presumed first printing of the first edition. Complete in two volumes. Printed and presumed bound in Great Britain by Jolly & Barber, Ltd., Rugby. As to both volumes, navy blue buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board and crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with fairly sharp corners. A little rubbing to the rear board of Vol. I, trivial, and very clean and tidy bindings on the whole. 13 x 9.5 inches. Text blocks firmly bound in. T.E.G. Vol. I with 350 numbered pages and Vol. II with 359-698 numbered pages. The volumes contain 103 color plates, full- or half-page, and 700 monochrome illustrations. Both volumes are exceptionally clean, and rather tight, with little hint of shelf life. Gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive pictorial DJs, unclipped and moderately rubbed and with a hint of edge wear. There is minor chipping and moderate wrinkling at the spine head and tail of the DJs. DJs in clear Mylar DJ protectors. Lacking the slipcase. A Very Good Plus two-volume copy in Very Good Minus DJs. An exhaustive and well-regarded work on Chinese porcelain and other decorative arts for export illustrated from the Mottahedeh collection. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The catalogue of the Mottahedeh collection, the largest privately held collection of Chinese export porcelain.
Title: China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and ...
Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Very Good. Two oversized hardcovers in jackets and slipcase looks unread but jackets show closed tears. oversized and overweight. Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. Seller Inventory # 63127
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020856670359
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P010856670359
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110856670359
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0856670359
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0856670359
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet, London and New York, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st. in slipcase; bottom of slipcase has shelfwear. Seller Inventory # 22671
Book Description Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 103 color and 700 monochrome plates (illustrator). 1st. Foreword by Nelson A. Rockefeller. In two volumes. with gilt spine lettering, gilt device to front panels, top edges gilt, illustrated dust wrappers, pale grey endsheets. An immaculate set in original slipcase save for a few trivial closed tears and chips to top edges of dust wrappers. A seminal work on the Mottahedeh collection of Chinese export porcelain arguably the finest ever assembled in private hands. Seller Inventory # 002166