London: John Murray, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. 2 vol. 8vo. , v-xxxvi, 504,  (pages of publisher's advertisements); , v-xiv, 588,  (pages of publisher's advertisements) pp. Blue cloth with a gilt decoration on each front board, spines lettered in gilt. Each volume illustrated with a color frontispiece and forty-seven plates in volume one, and twenty plates in volume two. Both volumes have numerous in-text illustrations as well. Based on the work of Samuel Birch. A large and detailed set on the history of ancient pottery, with beautiful, numerous illustrations of ancient artifacts. Very Good. Item #00009932
A Very Good set with two owner names on each front flyleaf, each fore-edge shows a tiny dampstain, with the leaves showing a touch of foxing.