Snuff Bottles of China, Hugh M. Moss, Bibelot Publishers, 1971, Near Fine w/DJ

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Snuff Bottles of China
Hugh M. Moss
Bibelot Publishers Limited
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Notes: A Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, 4to or 8vo, 13 1/2" x 11." Brown cloth-covered boards in a white paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. Dark yellow and green lettering on front panel and dust jacket spine. Color illustrations on front and back panels and dust jacket spine. Covers have a few scuff marks on front and back, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light to moderate age toning and a few small bumps and wrinkles along extremities, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages have light to moderate age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with tipped-in color plates. 158 pp., including Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. A catalog and survey of Chinese snuff bottles. Beautiful plates show an arrangement of snuff bottles which are accompanied by brief captions. Chapter titles: "Introduction," "Chronological Table of the Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties," "The Introduction of Tobacco to China," "The History of Snuff and the Snuff Bottle," "Snuff Bottles of Mineral Origin," "Snuff Bottles of Organic Origin," "Glass Snuff Bottles," "Enamels," "Metal Snuff Bottles," "Miscellaneous," "Porcelain Snuff Bottles," and "Interior Painted Snuff Bottles." Authored by Hugh M. Moss. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.