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Albert J. Koop "Early Chinese Bronzes", 1st edition - England - 1924

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Very good condition

Albert J. Koop: "Early Chinese Bronzes", 1924, 1st edition, 316 pages, 25x33cm, Ernest Benn Ltd, London, England.

The text-pages printed on a luxury laid paper. Plates printed medium matted paper. Color-plates protected by pergamon tissue-guards.
First Part being an introduction 84 pages: ••"Different Styles and Periods in Early Chinese Bronzes (pp 1-9), ••"Types and Uses of Early Bronzes" (pp 10-37), ••"Critical Description of the Illustrations" (pp 38-76), ••"List of Books useful for Reference" (pp 77, 78), ••"List of Chinese Characters for Names and Words quoted in the text" (pp 79-81) and ••"Index" (pp 83-85).
These texts are an important source of data still, hence the precise and extended transcription of names and definitions.
Second Part being the collection of full-page 110 plates (with 179 collotypes), of which 6 full-page in color.

Displayed objects are of a very high standard and high quality.
Scarce reference book on ancient and old Chinese bronzes.

A grand classic study, covering the use of bronze in China from ancient tims. Compositon and patination of early bronze and the detection of forgeries. Methods of casting. Ornamental styles of succeeding periods. Foreign influences. Types and uses of early ritual vessels & other implements. Critical descriptions of the illustrations. Appendices cover a list of Chinese characters for names & words quoted in the text. A superb effort, and valuable pioneering study.

In a very good condition, clean and tight, only a few plates with some very minor foxing (pic 10 and 23).
The bookblock loosening at page 69 (pic 13).

Will be sent fully insured

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