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Chinese Jade of Five Centuries

by Hartman, Joan M

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  • fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0804800995
ISBN 13
9780804800990
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Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company: Publishers, 1972 Book. Fine. Hardcover. Second Printing. Large 8vo. In Pristine Slipcase. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 172 pp, list of 45 b&w illustrations and 10 color plates, preface, acknowledgments, Periods of Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties; Introduction; I. The Ming Dynasty (Plates 4-12); II. The Ch'ing Dynasty: Shun-Chih (Plate 13); K'ang-Hsi (Plates 14-24); Yung-Cheng (Plates 25-26); End of the Ch'ing Dynasty (Plates 46-51); conclusion, glossary, bibliography, index. Second Printing, 1972. "Magnificently illustrated, this book displays many museum examples which have not been previously published for general readership. Written for the layman, the text should satisfy the more discerning and knowledgeable reader as well, particularly for its information on the quality and location of jade rough, on dating, and the techniques of carving." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. 1/2" closed tear to top edge spine dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In Heavy Card Slipcase with Green title plate and black lettering..

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Bookseller
West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000998
Title
Chinese Jade of Five Centuries
Author
Hartman, Joan M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0804800995
ISBN 13
9780804800990
Publisher
Charles E. Tuttle Company: Publishers
Place of Publication
Rutland, VT
Date published
1972
Keywords
CRAFTS HISTORY CHINESE JADE MING AND CH'ING DYNASTIES COLLECTING
Size
Large 8vo

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