Nr. Fine in Nr Fine jacket. Book Volume II only. Limited to 1000 copies this being #241. 266pp. Full of illustrations. Jacket not clipped. heavy book. Postage to locations outside the UK will be more than quoted.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Very good hardback copy: firm and tight, not showing any snags or splits, complete with original dustjacket, which is just slightly rubbed and mildly edge-worn. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Thoroughly illustrated.
VG (Average aging to white dj spine, otherwise clean inside and out. ) 2 vols. Blue cloth, With & color illustrated dust jackets. Vol. 1: Color frontispiece, xlvii, 43 color plates, 431 pp. Vol. 2: xv, followed by 266 pages of bw plates, numbering around 800 or so. A two-volume set outlining this portion of "one of the great ceramic collections of the world, " amassed by English academician and collector James Whitbread Lee Glaisher (1848-1928). "The collection is strongest in English lead-glazed wares, stonewares and delft wares of the pre-industrial age, but the Continental section comprises fine examples of Spanish and Italian maiolica, French and German faience, delft, German stoneware and peasant pottery from Switzerland and other parts of Central Europe. There are also a few pieces of Islamic pottery and Oriental porcelain." (dj) The color illustrations are still vivid. One of 1000 copies.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Blue hardback; firm and square with strong hinges and sharp corners, not showing any snags or splits; complete with original dustjacket, which is very tidy and bright with no tears or chips, just ever so mildly edge-worn; contents sound, clean and tight with no pen marks and no loose pages. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. A better than very good copy.
Limited edition, complete in two hardback volumes. 4to (30cm by 22cm), xlvii, 431pp; xv, 266pp b&w illustrations. 43 colour plates in volume 1. Original blue cloth, dustwrappers. The books and the dustwrappers are in very good condition. This edition was limited to 1000 numbered sets, of which this is set number 226. ISBN (for the set) 1851490337.
Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Folio. Cloth Hardback, 1935. Ex-Library book, with usual library treatments. xv + 266pp. Numerous black and white illustrations. Bound in light blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt design to front board. Usual bumps and rubs to extremities, with white paint stains to cloth and holes rubbed in to spine joints. Hinges, intact. Textblock, slightly started. Pages, clean and intact. Foxing to prelims. Photographs available on request. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, Your purchase supports literacy charities.
In the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1st Ed. 2 vols. 4to. xx + [ii] + 431pp. + [i] + [xvi]. Colour frontis., 36 colour plates and 266 b/w. plates. Some very light marginal browning, e. ps. lightly spotted, ex. -W.J. Grant-Davidson British Ceramic Library with sm. label, contemporary ownership inscription to both front f.e. ps., related clipping tipped in, original gilt lettered blue cloth with sm. gilt armorial device to upper boards, some minor soiling and rubbing, spines lightly browned and rubbed with sl. wear at head and tail, t.e.g. The collection is strongest in English lead-glazed wares, stonewares and delft wares of the pre-industrial age, but the continental section comprises fine examples of Spanish and Italian maiolica, French and German fa´ence, delft, German stoneware and peasant pottery from Switzerland and other parts of Central Europe.
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