London, England & Edinburgh: Gorer, 1920. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #028136
(32) pages; "...object of this illustrated booklet is to give some assistance to the amateur by showing a few fine examples representing various periods of Chinese ceramic art, and by furnishing an outline of its great and ancient history...The increasing scarcity of exceptional examples is due to bequests to the Museums and to an ever-growing number of earnest collectors. These facts justify the assumption that prices have by no means reached finality." With full-color plated of the wares, representative of various dynasties. Finely printed on quality paper and produced by Geo. W. Jones at The Sign of The Dolphin, Gough Square, Fleet Street; undated, with former owner's pencil note of 1920 on title. Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 3/4" size; heavy paper covers, with blind-embossed figure of an Asian artisan on the front; titles in red and black; stapled & the remains of string binding inside. Some edge, tips wear to the binding, paper discolored along the spine edges; contents clean and in very good condition.