OLD CHINESE PORCELAIN AND WORKS OF ART IN CHINA. Being Description and Illustrations of Articles ... OLD CHINESE PORCELAIN AND WORKS OF ART IN CHINA. Being Description and Illustrations of Articles ...

OLD CHINESE PORCELAIN AND WORKS OF ART IN CHINA. Being Description and Illustrations of Articles selected from an Exhibition held in Shanghai, November, 1908. Signed and Inscribed by A. W. Bahr.

Bahr, A. W.

Published by Cassell and Company Limited, London, 1911
Condition: Very good+ condition Hardcover
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[vi], 161 pages of text. Original dark green hardcover cloth binding with gilt lettering in English and Chinese; minor rubbing and shelfwear, including tiny tears to the spine extremities; protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. Contains a frontispiece and 120 illustrations, of which 12 are in color. Signed and inscribed on the front endpaper by the author, Abel William Bahr (1877-1959). It reads "To my dear friends Lon & Marie, from your friend Billy Bahr 1928 22 Nov 1928 New York." Moderate browning to the endpapers and title page, with minimal browning/aging to the paper uniformly throughout the text, as is usual for this publication. There are a few spots of foxing and minimal soiling to a few pages, but this book remains a very attractive, intact, and clean book without any restoration of any kind. The illustrations are clean and unblemished. One caption-titled tissue plate guard is creased. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Bookseller Inventory # 016024

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Publisher: Cassell and Company Limited, London

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very good+ condition

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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