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A catalogue of Chinese pottery and porcelain in the collection of Sir Percival David / by R. L. Hobson.

Author/Creator:
Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941.
Publication:
London : The Stourton Press, 1934.
Format/Description:
Book
xl, 189 p., 180 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 41cm.
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Other Title:
Chinese pottery and porcelain in the collection of Sir Percival David.
Subjects:
David, Percival Victor, Sir, 2d bart., 1892-1964 -- Art collections.
Pottery, Chinese -- Private collections.
Porcelain, Chinese -- Private collections.
Notes:
Cover-title and dedication in Chinese.
Plates on double leaves, folded in Chinese style.
"This edition ... consists of six hundred and fifty copies numbered in arabic numerals on Aries paper and thirty copies numbered in roman numerals and signed by the author on Imperial Japanese paper ... The plates were printed from blocks made by John Swain and son, limited ... London, under the supervision of Leslie Holt. The Aries roman and italic types were designed specially for this book by Eric Gill and the Chinese title and dedication by Professor Ma Hêng ... The ẁater-mark' and the end-papers have veen designed from the decoration of celestial rams shown in plate xcix. The binding in Chinese silk has been done by Sangorski and Sutcliffe ... London."
"Principal works to which reference is made," p. 183-184.
OCLC:
493695