First edition. Oblong hardcover. 272 pages. A review copy with laid in slip. Includes numerous black and white and some color illustrations. An about very good copy with some foxing in an about very good dust jacket with a chip and some wear to the top of the spine and another chip to the base of the rear panel. A solid reference copy.
Octavo; VG/VG-with Slip Case; Brown spine with yellow illustration on head and off white text. Cardboard Slip Case has light shelf wear, strong; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, no major tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has age toning, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 272; Asian Art. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.
272p., preface, periods, map of kiln locations, bibliography, index, illustrated throughout with b&w photos and color plates, very good first edition in cloth and lightly-chipped dj in original shipper's slipcase.
Near Fine. Box & DJ Very Good. Book. 8&1/4" by 8&3/4" Oblong. Brown embossed cloth binding, red titles, clean and tight, 272 pages, illustration on almost every page, some in color; jacket is clean, lightly rubbed, price clipped; slipcase is clean and sturdy.
Very Good. First edition; 8 1/4 x 8 1/2; pp. , 11-272; embossed brown linen over boards; red title; pictorial DJ; publisher's illustrated cardboard slipcase; signature of previous owner to upper margin of first free page; spot to endpapers from DJ being attached with thin strips of tape, else fine; jacket very good to near fine with a few small nicks to edges; minor wear to slipcase-near fine condition. Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. An impressive resources work on Japanese ceramics and types of ware from the Prehistoric period to modern times. Includes coverage of different art periods, the appreciation and collecting of Japanese ceramics, etc.
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