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SKU: 008858 Category:

Description

Title:
Portraits in Pottery: With Some Account of Pleasant Occasions Incident to Their Quest
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 008858

Author: Lee, Albert
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: The Stratford Company
Place: Boston
Year: 1931
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: Fair
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner’s name & briek comment on the book in pencil on front free end paper. Top edge gilt – bright, rich condition. Dark brown gilt stamped spine and brown cloth over boards, viii, [2], 272 pages, Index, Bibliography, ribbon place marker, black-and-white photographic frontispiece and illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Covers lightly scuffed/soiled. In an illustrated dust jacket that is chipped along all edges and at corners and spine ends, soiled. In a Brodart jacket. "An invaluable book for the collector of Staffordshire pottery, particularly with respect to those pieces representing personages of and historical, legendary or fictional character. The author makes plain the difference between old Staffordshire, early Staffordshire and Victorian Staffordshire, and gives much detailed information concerning other English as well as French wares. The book is illustrated with photographs of over 200 different examples of pottery portraiture." in an illustrated slipcase that is soiled and bumped at all edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 12 oz. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Inventory No: 008858.