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Chinese Pottery and Porcelain: An Account of the Potter's Art in China from Primitive Times to the Present Day. Volume I: Pottery and Early Wares.

Hobson, R.L.


Cassell & Company



Illustrated with 40 color plates and 96 in black and white; printed tissue guard for frontis., printed page descriptions facing others. Number 787 of 1,500 copies. 23½x17cm (9¼x6¾") Gilt-stamped and lettered tan buckram, embossed edge designs, gilt-lettered and tooled spine with crane image, t.e.g. First Edition.

Chapter XVII is a valuable resource on marks and includes illustrations of various marks, including reign names, Ming emperors, hall-marks, potters' names, and marks of commendation. Armorial bookplate. 

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