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THE GRAMMAR OF CHINESE ORNAMENT Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and Other Collections, Jones, Owen

Author Name    Jones, Owen

Title   THE GRAMMAR OF CHINESE ORNAMENT Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and Other Collections

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First American Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   New York Portland House 1987

ISBN Number    0517641542 / 9780517641545

Seller ID   010346

15pp.(text), plus one hundred unpaginated recto-page colour plates. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards have a light bump to upper foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, unclipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a 2.5 cm. closed tear to upper front panel (near spine), small area of surface striation and sticker ghost to front panel, negligible edgewear. " . . . contains 100 color plates showing decorations from painted vases, bowls, and other Chinese ornaments which were imported to the West in increasing numbers in the middle of the 19th century following the Ti-Ping Rebellion . . . " Contents include: Owen Jones, 1809-1874, Preface, Chinese Ornament, Description of The Plates, The Plates. Book weight approx. 1.64 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG.

Ornamental Art, China

Price = 38.25 AUD



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