Folio. 299, pp. Original gilt-stamped olive cloth, with gold lettering on spine. Book housed in its original full cloth slipcase, with photo-illustrated title pasted on covers. Pictorial endpapers. Photo-illustrated title page. Ellsworth's pioneering study provides a comprehensive study of classical hardwood furniture from the Ming and early Qing dynasties. The striking b/w and color photographic reproductions illustrate 155 superb examples of Chinese furniture from that period, and the text examines the historical background and gives detailed accounts on Chinese joinery, metal mounts, changes in seating surfaces, the dating of Chinese furniture, and conservation and restoration. This volume is an indispensable reference for scholars, collectors, dealers, and readers interested in the subject. Some white staining along spine of binding, with gold lettering slightly faded. Slipcase in overall good+ to very good, binding in good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the ...
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1970
Book Condition: g to vg
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Random House, New York. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Exlibrary, usual marks; original olive bindings with gilt design on front and gilt titles on spine; no slipcase; covers slightly faded; small ink spatters on front; 155 b&w plates, 31 color plates; internal condition very good; no publication date listed, date is either 1970 or 1971. Seller Inventory # 002473
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX9627956112
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG9627956112
Book Description Robert H. Ellsworth / Magnum Offset Printing Company , New Fairfield, Connecticut / Hong Kong, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Second edition. Brown cloth, ornately stamped in gilt on upper board, gilt-stamped lettering on spine; cloth slipcase with full-color photo-illustration of a Ming-dynasty silk brocade mounted to sides; folio; pp. , illustrated in full-color and b/w. Book is fine, in very lightly scuffed slipcase. An excellent copy of this important resource, with appendices, annotated bibliography, and index. Seller Inventory # JC8796
Book Description Random House, New York, 1970. Cloth in Slipcase. Condition: Very Good. Very good hardback copy in very good slipcase. 303pp, colour & b/w illustrations. Green cloth covers with gilt design on front cover Size: 35x27cms. Seller Inventory # 037538
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. 9627956112. Seller Inventory # 709155
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9627956112
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P029627956112
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P119627956112
Book Description Art Media Resources, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P019627956112