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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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Doubeday, N.Y., 1962 Hardcover, dust jacket, tan decorated covers, blue and brown letters to cover and spine, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, 256pp, 18 color plates, numerous b/w illustrations, includes dynastic chart, map, bibliography, collections in American museums, index. (Sinkankas 2618). Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as some guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from fake, and where to look for fine jade. Owneer's book plate to front end paper, color photo of 18th century covered jade bowl attached to half title page, minor edge chips, price clipped. Fine book/very good dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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Bookseller
Twelfth Street Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1001
Title
Jade. Stone of Heaven
Author
Gump, Richard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubeday, N.Y.
Date published
1962
Keywords
JADE, ANTIQUES, JADEITE, NEPHRITE, CHINA DYNASTIC CHARTS.JADE CARVING

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