Printed and presumed bound in England. Black cloth hardboard binding, with blind-stamped lettering to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 9 x 8.75 inches. With 72 numbered pages. The volume with 35 featured items, each with one or more full color plates. All plates on glossy, heavy, coated stock. An immaculate volume, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped although rubbed and with minor edge wear along the top. A Very Good Plus volume in a Very Good Plus DJ. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Jade Menagerie: Creatures Real and ...
Publisher: Azimuth Editions
Publication Date: 1993
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First British Edition.
Book Description Azimuth Editions, (London, 1993), 1993. Cloth. Condition: Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Except for some sun fading to the top edge of the covers, a Very Good, internally clean, solid hard cover in a complete Very Good dust jacket. #. Seller Inventory # 20158
Book Description Azimuth Editions, London, 1993. 72p., bookplate of the collector Garfield Lee, otherwise very good hardcover in dj. Color photos of jade carvings. Seller Inventory # 203730
Book Description Azimuth Editions, London, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. English text.; Hardcover (with dust jacket); 23 x 24 cm; 0.522 kg; 72 pages with colour illustrations.; Used book with sings of wear. Some of the pages show signs of have been glued to each other on the past. Some tiny part of these pages show tiny marks where they were glued to each other in the past. Glued bookseller sticker on the rear of the back cover.; The Worrell Collection of Chinese jade animals has been assembled by T. Eugene Worrell, who is an avid outdoorsman and a noted animal art collector who resides in Charlottesville, Virginia. Believed to be unique among American jade collections, it numbers more than 150 carvings of real and imagined creaturess from the legendary Chinese bestiary, dating from the neolithic age to the twentieth century. Forty-one examples from the collection were chosen by John Ayers for inclusion in this book. Under his scholarly pen, A Jade Menagerie becomes an indispensable reference for the serious collector and a delightful introduction to jade collecting for everyone. Seller Inventory # 454B
Book Description Azimuth Editions, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. First. Seller Inventory # DADAX1898592004