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The 500 years of teapot design has come full circle. The metamorphic productions from China in the fifteenth century are now the models of similar ...Show synopsisThe 500 years of teapot design has come full circle. The metamorphic productions from China in the fifteenth century are now the models of similar designs from the People's Republic. In between there is displayed, in the variety of teapots from all over the world, a richness of imagination, inventiveness and humor which makes Edward Bramah's beautiful and comprehensive collector's guide long overdue. A source book and a true labor of love.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. No dust jacket. lightly stained copy SHIPS MEDIA MAIL ONLY...Fair. No dust jacket. lightly stained copy SHIPS MEDIA MAIL ONLY. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. Audience: General/trade.
Description:Very Good. Good+ Jacket. Large format. 650 color illustrations....Very Good. Good+ Jacket. Large format. 650 color illustrations. Jacket has small tears at top of spine, a pea sized hole in lower corner, else Clean and tight, a nice unmarked copy. 10 X 12" Good packing, prompt shipping. Large, heavy book may require additional shipping charge for expedited or international orders only. Member, Florida Antiquarian Booksellers' Association.
Description:Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall Copy has...Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall Copy has the slightest rubbing on the corner tips and edges of spine, dj minor shelf wear rubbing, short closed tear with soft pressure on the upper front edge. Inscribed by the author on the title page. This is an amazing volume that gives the history and 650 superb color illustrations of novelty teapots over a period of 500 years. Fabulous for the collector and for the tea drinker, a work of art and joy for the collector, or just for those that love fanciful, yet useful items. 245pp. Desirable!
Description:Fine in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket bright & crisp in...Fine in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket bright & crisp in Brodart protective sleeve. 10" x 12", 245 pages, 752 color photos, 4 black and white photos, bibliography, index. Small inscription on verso endpaper else Like New in Like New Dust Jacket. London, Quiller Press, 1992. Hardcover, illiustrated end pages. Hardcover in dust jacket, 10" x 12", 245 pages, 752 color photos, 4 black and white photos, bibliography, index. A luxurious and definitive history of the teapot providing a history of the teapot from the oriental forerunners through the continental and early English examples to post World War I and World War II products. The engaging history is followed by chapters on teapot types: The Teapot Zoo; Faces and Figures; Travelling Teapots; Advertising Teapots & The New Oriental Teapot.
Description:Very Good in Very Good dj. 4to. 245 pp. Light rubbing and...Very Good in Very Good dj. 4to. 245 pp. Light rubbing and bumping to cover edges, corners and spine ends. 1" closed tear to top of book spine end. Light rubbing to dj and 1" tear to top of spine of dj. 3" x 2" oil stain to bottom of rear cover of dj. Tiny tears to dj edges.
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