Chinese Jade: Throughout the Ages, Tuttle, 1962. VG HC in DJ

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Chinese Jade: Throughout the Ages
ISBN:
0804801002
Author:
Nott, Stanley Charles
Publisher:
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.
Release Date:
1962
Seller Category:
CHINA
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 01957
Notes: Very Good , 7 3/4" x 10 1/2" 8vo. Second Edition light brown cloth over boards, bright green Chinese characters and border stamped to front cover, gilt lettering on cover and spine, embossed stamp, 'From Library of George H. Fong' on first and last page, minimal bumping to head, minor shelf wear to bottom edge, else sharp tips, clean, tightly bound and unmarked throughout. Very Good black pictorial dustjacket featuring a Chian Lung Period jade,'A Translucent Jade Incense Burner in the Form of a Dog of Fo', on the front cover, khaki colored spine with black and white lettering. [xiv], 195 pp. replete with more than 350 reproductions in color (39 plates), black-and-white (110 plates), and line (74 drawings) of choice pieces selected from the chief. Includes a Tribute, Preface to the Second Edition by Lucille Nott, Preface to the First Edition by Stanley Charles Nott, Acknowledgment, Contents, List of Color Plates, Chinese Dynasties and Periods, Introduction by Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith, chapters with context and art plates, Appendix I-VIII, Index. From the dustjacket: "[This] book presents a full descriptive account of the significance an meaning of the carvings produced in this prized stone by Chinese craftsmen from the earliest times, through the Chou and succeeding dynasties, down to the twentieth century." A beautfully produced, gift-worthy volume. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.