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Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Jade Lore

Author:
Goette, John

Place:
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore

Publisher:
Kelly and Walsh, Limited

Date:
1936

Description:
[10], 321 pp. Illustrated from 96 photographs, 5 drawings, and a color Jade spectrum chart frontispiece with tissue-guard. 9¾x7¼, green cloth, lettered in gilt. First Edition. A scholarly reference guide covering the past thirty centuries of Jade and includes the definition of the stone, its source, industry, colors, imitations, ceremonial use, mythology, etc. Bookplate from the library of John Sinkankas to front pastedown.

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Condition:
Spine somewhat sunned & slightly leaning, light shelf wear, faint foxing to page edges, small rub to upper fore edge; previous owner's inked signature and address to front free endpaper, occasional minor foxing, else very good or better.


 
Item number:
118347
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