Authors: Felicia Schuster & Cecilia Wolseley
Book Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1974. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Donald Southern (Photography) (illustrator). Appears to be First Edition. 7.25 x 9.5 in., 157 Pages. Dust jacket now protected by a Mylar Cover. Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean and unmarked. Brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dust jacket is price clipped.
"Because it had to travel to Europe, Chinese Export Porcelain was known as Vases of the sea, for it included vases of all shapes and sizes among its cargo. But vases, dishes, plates, etc. are inclined to confuse the amateur collector, especially when reign-marks are unreliable. Therefore, to aid the collector by describing the different types of decoration, both Chinese and Japanese, is one principal aims of the book.".
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