Florida: The House of Jade, 1940. Limited edition. Hardcover. Nott [1902-1969] was a fine arts dealer and student of G.I. Gurdjieff. 1st & limited edition, published by The House of Jade, 107-109 North County Road, Palm Beach, Florida. Limited edition - this copy numbered 900 from an unspecified limitation.
This exhibition was the official "The House of Jade's" Charity Drive for the 1941 Palm Beach Season for the funds of The American Red Cross and the British War Relief. Contains detailed scholarly descriptions of jade carvings from Chinese dynasties dating from 1766 B.C. to 1912 A.D.
4to, 185pp., 44 plates, original green cloth binding in very good condition with fading titles. Binding is tight. Interior very clean, printed on a heavyweight uncoated stock, with plates on a glossy stock. Spine is bumped at top, rubbed at bottom. Very good overall. Item #19463