The Story of the Willow Pattern Plate

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No Date, but Copac (National, Academic, and Specialist Library Catalogue) gives the date as 1922. Light brown paper covered boards with a pictorial paper label/onlay on the front cover with titling and a picture of the Willow Pattern Plate - all in blue/white - as is the Plate of course - and a circular onlay illustration of the plate on the rear cover. No dustjacket. The boards show slight signs of wear (a little tiny chipping to the head of the spine and a bump/indent to the top edge) but overall the boards are clean, unmarked and are VG. The paper label has a little light foxing. Plain Endpapers, but the front pastedown has a former owner's signature and location in old faded ink. 33 pp + [1] p. Illustrated in blue/white, here and there in the text, with segments of the story/plate. Printed on quality paper but irregularly sized pages as with many private presses. The contents also include 'Old China' From Charles Lamb's Essay (2pp) , and An Introduction to 'The Willow Pattern' by Alexander Moring. (4 pps). " The History of the Willow Pattern, introduced into Britain in about 1780 - and the story the design is alleged to depict adapted from an old version in Family Friend Vol 1 1849." . Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near Fine copy. ; The Saint George Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: The Story of the Willow Pattern Plate

Author Name: Anon

Categories: Architecture. Art. Crafts, India/Burma/Asia, Fiction, Antiques. Collecting, Private Presses. Printing. Typography,

Edition: 1st Thus (Publisher)

Publisher: London, Alexander Moring Limited ( At the De La More Press ): (1922)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 111293

Keywords: The Story Of The Willow Pattern Plate; Alexander Moring Limited (at The De La More Press); The Saint George Series; Chinese Tale Of Lovers; Contents Also Include 'old China' From Charles Lamb's Essay (2pp) , And An Introduction To 'the Willow Pattern' By Alexander Moring. (4 Pps). Antique Plates; Version In Family Friend Vol 1 1849.