Author: Hobson, R.L.
Title: Chinese Pottery and Porcelain: An Account of the Potter's Art in China from Primitive Times to the Present Day. Volume I: Pottery and Early Wares.
Place Published: London
Publisher:Cassell & Company
Date Published: 1915
Illustrated with 40 color plates and 96 in black and white; printed tissue guard for frontis., printed page descriptions facing others. Number 787 of 1,500 copies. 23½x17cm (9¼x6¾") Gilt-stamped and lettered tan buckram, embossed edge designs, gilt-lettered and tooled spine with crane image, t.e.g. First Edition.
Chapter XVII is a valuable resource on marks and includes illustrations of various marks, including reign names, Ming emperors, hall-marks, potters' names, and marks of commendation. Armorial bookplate.