Hardcover with dust jacket ex library book in good condition, library markings. Text is clean, overall great clean copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This book is a classic reference in its field, including numerous photographs of Ming porcelain wares and its makers, as well as details of its history, marks and designs.
Title: Early Ming Wares of Chingtechen (1983, ...
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1983
Book Condition: Used: Very Good
Book Description Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 1982. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 102pp., col. frontis., b/w. plates. Very good in hardback, corners bumped, dustwrapper spine faded. Originally published in 1938. Bookseller Inventory # 36367
Book Description Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. English text; Hardcover (cloth with dust jacket); 17 x 25 cm; 0.513 Kg; 104 pages with black-and-white illustrations.; Used in very good condition, with signs of wear on the exterior. The dust jacket is slightly faded on spine and bottom of the back cover. The dust jacket is now protected with a clearcover.; First published by Henri Vetch, Peking, 1938. Reissued, with a Biographical and Bibliographical Note of the Author, and a note on "The A.D. Brankston Collection of Chinese Porcelain in the British Museum", by Soame Jenyns (1954), by Vetch and Lee Limited, Hong Kong, 1970. This edition reprinted, with permission, by Oxford University Press, 1982.; Early Ming Wares of the Chingtechen became the standard work on the wares of the reigns of Yung Lo (1403-24) and Hsuan Te (1426-35). The author, A.D. Brankston, brought to the subject a rare combination of taste and enthusiasm, documentation from Chinese sources and knowledge gained in the field. Although its plate reproduction cannot match today's standards, Early Ming Wares of Chingtechen neverthless remains an important pionnering work. Out of print for over a decade, it is now reprinted by Oxford Univerity Press in the Oxford for Asia Studies in Ceramics series. Bookseller Inventory # 438B