VG/NONE. Light general wear, dust soiling to top edge, otherwise a nice copy with clean, bright interior pages and solid binding. Decorated cloth, text and plates in one volume. A very nice reprint of this title. Book is over-sized and additional postage needed to ship outside the United States.; 4to 11"-13" tall; Art OS.
G+ (Some wear to edges esp. at head and heel of spine; hinges are loosening a bit; spine has sunned; interior pages are clean and clear. ) Red cloth. 111 pp. with 46 bw illus., followed by 224 bw plates. The first edition of this resource. "It is concerned primarily with the paintings themselves, their artistic qualities, and their stylistic changes, less with the criteria of authorship, with the literary sources and the inscriptions, and least with religion, philosophy and history, the domain of Sinology." (preface) Includes errata.
Very Good. No Jacket. Second revised edition. A solid, well-cared for copy. With 224 full page plates. Good red covers with clear spine gilting. With mild tip wear. Binding is pulled at center hinge, with no compromise of integrity. An attractive copy. Heavy and oversize, so more postage will be necessary for international or priority shipments.
b&w and color illus. Good/no dj. Fading red w/ fading gilt title at spine. Shelf wear. Pages yellowing from age but clean and tight binding, Fading, scuffing and fraying to boards and spine. Spine is starting to tear and come undone, slight staining to corners of boards.
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