A Catalogue of Rare Chinese Jade Carvings compiled by Stanley Charles Nott.
with an introduction by Lieut. General Sir Sydney Lawford, K.C.B.
Illustrated by Fourty-four Plates from Original Photographs, 1940.
1st edition, published by The House of Jade, 107-109 North County Road, Palm Beach, Florida.
Limited edition - this copy numbered 434.
This exhibition was the Official Palm Beach Charity Drive for the 1941 Season for the funds of The American Red Cross and the British War Relief.
Original green cloth binding in very good condition with some spotting and titles are faded. Binding is completely sound. Endpapers are unsplit, front pastedown has remains of bookplate/library plate removal as does first free endpaper. Rear endpapers pristine. Text pages are in fine condition throughout. Text is printed on a heavyweight uncoated stock, with plates on a glossy stock.
Wonderful plates with detailed scholarly descriptions of the items in the exhibition.
A very rare catalogue book.
xxii + 185pp.
314mm high x 240mm wide x 34mm deep.