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BURTY, Philippe Chefs-D'Oeuvre of the Industrial Arts. Pottery andPorcelain, Glass, Enamel, Metal, Goldsmiths' Work, Jewellery, andTapestry. Edited by W. Chaffers.
New York. A. Appleton and Co. 1869.
thick8vo, 22cm, 391p., frontis, 51 plates, many text figures, index,original green beveled cloth boards rebacked with modern cloth, giltspine title on original cloth re-laid, new endpapers, very good to finesound copy thus (agc). ~ A seminal study by French art critic andcollector, Philippe Burty (1830-1890). Edited, with footnotes by Englishantiquarian, William Chaffers (1811-1892) noted authority and writer onhallmarks and potters' marks.


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