Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. p/o name in ink inside ffep, with minor dirt. Otherwise clean with no markings. DJ is soiled with bumped top front corner and edge wear. Brick red cloth cover undamaged. Not ex-library. 80 pages of text incl bibliography then ~ 25 pages of B&W plates. Color plate as frontispiece. All proceeds benefit the Burlingame Public Library.
1971. Faber & Faber. First. Signed by author. Hard Cover. Book-VG. DJ-VG, protective covered. 10x7.5. 80pp. Colour frontis, 7 colour plates, 48 b/w plates, 19 b/w illus. This well illustrated study gives a succinct account of the early evolution of antique paste, its great flowering in the eighteenth century, and its gradual design in the nineteenth century. It also tells how to distinguish between antique and reproduction paste, and between paste stones and real stones.
Reader copy. Ex-Library. Library sticker on dustjacket at bottom of spine. Library name stamped on inside of front and back cover. Minimal library markings within book. Library markings on page edges. First page (which was a blank page) has been partly cut out of book. 1970, Stated First American Edition, 80 numbered pages plus more than 30 unnumbered pages with black/white photos. Some color photos within book but mostly black/white photos.
Very good(+) in very good jacket. 8 color plates, 48 monochrome plates, 18 text figures. 80pp. of text. Small 4to, cloth, d.w. Boston, 1970. First American Edition. A very good copy on a good (+) dust jacket. "A succinct account of the early evolution of antique paste, its great flowering in the eighteenth century, and its gradual decline in the nineteenth century....Two sections of special value...are those on methods of distinguishing between antique and reproduction paste, and between paste stones and real stones." First volume in the Faber Collectors Library, Kate Foster, ed.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs, drawings and facsimiles. The dust jacket is protected by a Brodart mylar cover. Not an ex-library copy. No remainder marks. Most books shipped within 24 hours. All books mailed with Delivery Confirmation. The dust jacket is price clipped and has creasing at the head of the spine panel. There is an old bookstore label at the bottom of the front inside cover. Very good + condition in very good dust jacket. A volume in the Faber Collector's Library series.; Faber Collector's Library; Color and black-and-white illustrations; Tall 8vo.; 80, 48 pages.
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