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Geneva, Collections Baur, 1976. FIRST EDITION 1976, LIMITED EDITION OF 50 DELUXE COPIES FOR CONTRIBUTORS, THIS COPY NUMBERED XLIII ( 43 ) FROM AN EDITION OF 1600. Translated by Katherine Watson, Introduction in English and French, the main body of the work is in English with French captions at the bottom of the pages. 4to, approximately 290 x 230 mm, 11ΒΌ x 9 inches, 22 full page colour plates, 53 full page black and white plates, many with 2 images, 20 small black and white illustrations and 4 full page line drawings, 5 plates have illustrated tissue guards showing the illustrations on the jade piece shown, making over 100 illustrations, pages: 52 pages at beginning, all the illustrations have text, 2 pages of bibliography plus limitation pages at the end, bound in full brown leather, with a very good illustrated DUSTWRAPPER. A few pale stains to pastedowns and endpapers, slight signs of use otherwise a very good copy. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE IS A FAINT MUSTY SMELL FROM STORAGE (not cigarette smoke). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage.
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