Williamsburg, VA: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1977. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED on title-page: To Olivia Rodgers an old & dear friend John and also signed under his printed name. Fine blue coated cloth backed blue linen boards, gilt title to spine. Very good plus pictorial d.j. (one closed tear to rear flap, small amount of creasing, edgewear). Interior is very nice, bright and clean, though a few areas have some ink underlining. Contains 144 plates, many in color. 153 pp. + facsimile reproduction of the 1755 Chelsea sale catalog, an important source documents for students of English porcelain. Ceramics. CER/8223. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
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London and New York: J. M. Dent & Co. and G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. Hardcover. 1 of 500 copies. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Exterior front hinge is starting but board remains firmly attached. Fraying to cloth at hinge crack and at spine ends. Spine faded to brown. Rubbing to boards and spine. Minor wear to edges and corners. Pages are untrimmed. Else is clean and bright. Includes very delicate remains of a ribbon bookmark. 179 pages. Ceramics. CER/041708. Very Good +.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1974. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good purple cloth 4to., bright silver gilt to spine. Insides are clean, bright text. Binding is tight. Endpapers faded at edges and along hinge. Illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and blue spine panel. Minor edge wear to dust jacket. 120 color illustrations and 110 b/w. Index, 210 pp. Ceramics and Glass. GLASS/8233. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
Los Angeles and San Francisco: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Chronicle Books, (1990). Paperback. 4to. Blue paper wrappers with green title to front wrapper and to yellow spine. Inscription to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with full color illustrations throughout. 238 pages. CER/020711. Near Fine in Wraps.
London: Collins, 1951. Hardcover. Very good in very good white, black and blue illustrated dustjacket with black title to front and spine panel. Dust jacket is price clipped and slightly chipped at spine ends, and with small tear (less than 1/2 inch) to top edge of rear panel. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 127 pages. Porcelain. PORC01/010600. Very Good in Very Good DJ.
London: Richard Dennis, 1973. Paperback. 4to. Illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to white spine. Minor rubbing to wrappers as well as minor damp staining to bottom corner of rear wrapper and small chip to the same place. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Minor musty odor to interior. 128 pages. Ceramics and glass. CER/100110. Very Good + in Wraps.
Exton, PA: Schiffer Publishing, (1984). Paperback. 4to. Near fine in illustrated black paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and black title to white spine. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations in both black and white and color throughout. 160 pages. CER/080510. Near Fine in Wraps.
NY: Harper and Brothers, 1878. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front board. Fraying/wear to spine ends and joints. Wear to corners. Front hinge is cracked leaving front board nearly detached. Occasional smudge marks to interior, else clean with many illustrations. Section of rear free endpage is detached. Good reading copy. Index, 531 pages. CER/073106. Good.
Princeton: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in association with Princeton University Press, 1989. Hard Cover. Fine in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with 298 illustrations of which 110 are colorplates. Fine grey dust jacket with white title to spine and front panel. 292 pages. CER/072108. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
The Antique Collector's Club, 1993. Hardcover. Includes over 600 dictionary entries, complete historical survey, extracts from contemporary visits to the factories, details every principal workman connected with each factory, every named pattern, select bibliography, and more. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior filled with photographic illustrations, many of which are in full color. Near fine illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and to black spine panel. 389 pages. Porcelain. POR208031. Fine / Near Fine.
London and Boston: The Medici Society, 1927. Hardcover. Small 4to. Very good- in red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Edgewear includes bumping to spine ends and corners revealing boards as well as an area at the foot of the spine where it looks like a mouse chewed. Damp staining to front board. Occasional foxing throughout. Else is clean and bright with both color and black and white illustrations. Art. CER/6072. Very Good -.
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1970. Hardcover. Very good+ black cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Interior is clean and bright with beautiful full color photographic illustrations throughout. White and blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to white spine. Very slight edgewear to dust jacket and one small closed tear to edge of rear panel. Housed in a black and white slip case. Minor edgewear to slip case. Most text is in both Russian and Enlish. Ceramics and Glass. GLASS2/3252. Very Good+ in Very Good Dust Jacket.
New York: Crown Publishers, (1963). Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight browning and foxing to end pages. Else is pristine with illustrations throughout. Light blue illustrated price clipped dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Wear to jacket includes minor rubbing and creasing to edges. Index 244 pages. Ceramics and glass. CER/040611. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1972. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Near fine in green cloth covered boards. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Green illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes fading to sping and rubbing. Index, 401 pages. Glass. GLA108031. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.