PERSIAN CERAMIC ART Belonging to Mr. F. DuCane Godman, R.R.S.; with Examples from other collections. Thirteenth Century Lustred Wall-Tiles.

London: Henry Wallis, Printer: Taylor and Francis, 1894. Hardbound. Yellow cloth boards, embossed gilt lettering on spine, one of 200 copies (unnumbered). (Lithographic stones destroyed in 1895). [xxxii] 40 pp in gilt and purple printing, plus 43 plates with protective thin paper, many plates in multiple colors. A large, heavy book. VG- some wear to spine. Ex-Museum Library, some uncut pages. Item #127212

A lovely book, carefully printed, with large prints of tile designs. Includes a 38-page essay, "Persian Lustred Wall-Tiles of the Thirteenth Century," missing from about half the books of the edition. Includes text for each illustration. Library label on spine and on front paste-down endpaper, former owner's name on paste-down endpaper, pencil marks inside covers. Darkened cover edges. Binding and hinges mostly sound, binding split in one place. Text block darkened, pages bright.

Price: $700.00 save 10% $630.00