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Pottery and Porcelain Bearing the Arms of the Livery Companies of the City of London in the Possession of Frederick Arthur Crisp
Frederick Arthur Crisp, Grove Park Press, London, 1911. Privately printed by F. A. Crisp, number 2 of a limited edition of 150. A catalogue of the pieces in his collection, it includes six color plates, plus an appendix of mottoes ( for example, "By Hammer and hand all arts do stand" - Blacksmiths; "Sal, sapit omnia" - Salters; "Weave truth with trust" - Weavers). Laid in is a private circular from 1907 announcing a catalogue, again privately published by Mr. Crisp in a limited edition of 150, of Armorial China, with representative plates; laid into that are someone's hand-written notes. Also laid in is an undated catalogue of Pottery and China made at Lowestoft, with extensive handwritten notes in pen and pencil.Covers are green with white corners and spine. Small bubbles under both front and back covers, tear on spine, some chipping away on the slightly raised gilt title on spine.Staining on endpapers from laid-in material. Interior pages very bright. This volume will require extra insurance fees for shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tobermory Books [Cheneyville, LA, U.S.A.]
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