Wares of the Ming Dynasty

By: HobsonRL

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First Edition The Wares of the Ming Dynasty, R L Hobson, 1923, rare limited first edition 1st edition. Ltd 1098/1500 Very good condition. Brown cloth cover over boards, with gold lettering to spine and gold motif to centre of cover. Very good overall - minor bumping to extremities, some sunfading, edge and corner wear. Some light discoloration to endpapers. Hinges cracked. Plates clean and bright. Dimensions: 290mm high x 235mm wide x 52mm deep.With 128 illustrations, 11 are in color.The book explains and illustrates as many varieties of Ming as possible. The first 12 chapters are occupied almost exclusively by the porcelain of Ching-te Chen; the next four by the porcelain and pottery made at other centers. For the convenience of the printing, all the Chinese characters have been collected together in the final chapter, to which reference is made in each case.

Title: Wares of the Ming Dynasty

Author Name: HobsonRL

Categories: Ancient Studies, Art, Art, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: BENN BROTHERS LIMITED: 1923

Binding: Cloth Bound

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Missing

Type: Cloth Bound

Size: 4to

Seller ID: 1-3-923

Keywords: Ming dynasty porcelain Chinese art Ching te Chen pottery printing Chinese characters collected reference guide history created treasures collectible museum pieces,