Lot 38
 

38

Hobson (R. L.). The Wares of the Ming Dynasty, London: Benn Brothers, Limited, 1923. 4to, original brown pigskin, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, all plates as called for, wear to head of spine, rear inner hinge cracked, tips rubbed (qty: 1)

First edition, number 249 of 256 copies on English hand-made paper, bound in pigskin, signed by the author, and with an extra colour plate; there were also 27 copies on Japanese vellum, a first trade impression of 1500 copies, and a second of 500 copies.

Sold for £400
Estimated at £100 - £200


 

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