Fine in Near Fine jacket. Size: 4to 11"-13" tall; Impressive history of "mortuary pottery of the Han Dynasty." Third Printing of the 1962 Second Edition, which completely reproduced the 1909 original illustrations. Numerous fine black-and-white illustrations decorate Laufer's classic text. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf-and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, machine-but not price-clipped. From the personal library of Master Appraiser of arts and antiques, John Scherz, of Killen, Alabama, and having been stored in dehumidified, darkened surroundings. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography, and includes numerous footnotes in Chinese. 339 pp.
Very Good in Good jacket. Very Good Hardcover with Good Dustjacket in Good Slipcase. Slipcase has some tearing. Corner cut off DJ. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including mild rubbing. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Spine ends sunned. A few pages lightly soiled. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984.
Fine in very good jacket. Illustrated with 75 b/w plates and more than 55 in-text figures. xx, 339 pages. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. (lightly edgeworn and faded on backstrip). Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle, (1970). Third printing. A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
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