94 - 692 FINE AND APPLIED ARTS, ART REFERENCE
= All published.
= Standard work on the subject.
Gulland, W.G. Chinese Porcelain. Ibid., Chapman & Hall, 1918, 4th ed., 2 vols., XXIV,270; XXXVIII,271-506p., num. plates, orig. unif. gilt green cl.
- Spine-ends worn.
Debomy, P.L. Tobacco leaf and Pseudo. Feuille de tabac et pseudo. Sèvres, Société des Amis du Musée nationale de ceramique, 2013, 290p., richly illustrated , orig. wr., sq. 8vo. - AND 7 others. - ADDED: 11 sale catalogues on Chinese ceramics, 10x of the CHINESE PORCELAIN COMPANY, all orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr./ wr. (2x).
- Occas. sl. foxed. Bindings trifle stained. Otherwise fine.
= Edgar Gorer was one of the most prolific dealers in Chinese ceramics at the turn of the 20th century. Massive work with beautiful plates. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.
- First free endpaper sl. wrinkled; otherwise contents fine. A few sm. (unobtrusive) disoloured spots on covers; portfolio trifle dustsoiled and lacking 1 clasp and 1 clasp broken.
= One of 30 ROMAN NUMB. copies on Imperial Japanese paper. With the SIGNATURE of the author in pen and black ink. In the introduction Hobson writes: "David provided a feast of many delightful and intriguing objects to satisfy the appetite of the collector, but his researches have supplied what was needed to assimilate them. He has hunted up all the relevant references in published works, he has traced the past history of his specimens as far as ownership extends, he has had the inscriptions read and he has edited the translation of them, in short he has got together all the available material for the compilation of this Catalogue".
= With prices realized in blue ballpoint.
Highly Important Ming and Qing Imperial Porcelain from a Private Collection. Hong Kong, Sotheby's, 1997, 44,(10)p., col. plate and ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to. - AND 10 other similar auction catalogues, all orig. cloth bindings w. dustwr., all but 3 from Sotheby's, i.a. AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MING AND QING PORCELAIN (Hong Kong, May 1988) and AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION OF CHINESE CELADONS (...) (Hong Kong, November 1996).
- Spine sl. sunned.
= A very rare large (complete?) set. With English summaries and list of plates. A large overview of Japanese ceramics.
= Sale catalogue no. 15.
AND 9 other catalogues from the same company: no. 5-12 and 14.
- Spine w. a few stains and cracks.
= Important catalogue of the porcelain collection of Doktor Darmstädter with 606 entries.
- Mediocre copy: spine broken; lacks backwr.; frontwr. soiled. Etching in good condition (but blank margins foxed). Sold w.a.f.
= One of 200 copies on Velin à la Forme. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.
- Contents fine. Spine-ends trifle worn; a few tiny unobtrusive scratches.
= Verve 37/38. Sorlier 75; Mourlot 230-280. English text, with imprint A. Zwemmer, London. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.
- Occas. trifle dustsoiled. Extremities covers and spine-ends sl. worn/ dustsoiled.
= Verve 33/ 34. Sorlier 61; Mourlot 117-146. French text, with imprint A.W. Bruna & Zoon, Utrecht.