Rookwood Pottery Company Art Catalog Vases Tea Kettles 1904 illustrated bookletBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Visual Arts, Pottery, Art Catalog).
The Rookwood Book. Rookwood: An American Art.
Published 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio by the Rookwood Pottery.
36 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout in both b&w and color. Price list index at rear.
Publisher's paper wrappers, original decorative binding string, embossed cover decoration.
Overall a well preserved and fresh clean example. The price list at rear gives prices for 102 vases, all of which are shown within the catalogue. Color images interspersed throughout (printed on both sides). We believe the catalogue is complete.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 5 3/4" W.