New York: Universe Books, (1961-1965). 1965.
1st Edition. CHINESE ART. Complete In Four Volumes. Jenyns, Soame. Lion-Goldschmidt, Daisy. Speiser, Werner. New York: Universe Books, (1961-1965). Four substantial quartos. Volume 1. Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics. Volume 2. The Minor Arts 1. Gold, Silver, Bronze, Cloisonne, Cantonese Enamel, Lacquer, Furniture, Wood. Volume 3. The Minor Arts II. Textiles, Glass And Painting On Glass, Carvings In Ivory And Rhinoceros Horn, Carving In Hardstones, Snuff-Bottles, Inkcakes And Inkstones. Volume 4. Painting, Calligraphy, Stone Rubbing, Wood Engraving. All First Editions. Volume 1, first impression of the second edition of this definitive monogram on Chinese Art by various recognized Oriental Art scholars, from the noted Krouners' Oriental collection. Folios. 427 pp., 461 pp., 323 pp., 360 pp. Fine copies in beige linen, (tiny discreet bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedowns), copper titles, in bright, fresh, neatly price-clipped pictorial dustwrappers, in the publisher's original cardboard slipcases, as issued. With the errata slip in Volume 4. Profusely illustrated with stunning tipped-in colour and full-page plates of exquisite Chinese artifacts throughout. A key reference for the collector and scholar. A magnificent collection.
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