Collector's Encyclopedia of Early Noritake
by Aimee Neff Alden

Collector's Encyclopedia of Early Noritake

Hardcover, 214 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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Presenting a splendidly organized and illustrated book to simplify the identification of and search for heirloom sets of Noritake china. It consists for four sections showing some 700 patterns (1891-1953) with their backmarks, names and numbers, and hundreds of color photos. Offering several newly discovered patterns and adding significantly to the study of Oriental porcelains, this book will be a great relief to the owners, collectors and dealers who must copw with the many mysteries related to early Noritake China.


The Collector's Encyclopedia of Noritake (Second Series)
by Joan Van Patten

Hardcover, 260 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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This Japanese-manufactured china is becoming more and more popular with collectors. This book, along with the first in the series, contains over 1,500 full-color photos. Each companion volume includes a short history, complete description, and a large section on marks.


The Collector's Encyclopedia of Occupied Japan Collectibles : 5th Series
by Gene Florence

Series 5: Paperback; Published by Collector Books.
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Series 3: Paperback; Published by Collector Books.
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Series 2: Paperback; Published by Collector Books.
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Series 1: Paperback; Published by Collector Books.
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During the occupation after World War II, most items imported from Japan were marked "Made in Occupied Japan." It is these now highly collectible items which Gene Florence covers in five totally different books (four of which are available from Amazon.com.) Each addition to this series is a beautiful, full-color volume with thousands of pieces illustrated, including everything from figurines to rugs. All the items featured are accompanied by complete descriptions, sizes, dates and current values. Every edition is entirely new with no repeated pictures from earlier editions. The complete set of five books in The Collector's Encyclopedia of Occupied Japan Collectibles is the final word on Occupied Japan collectibles.


Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain, Series 5
(of 5 Series Set)
by Joan F. Van Patten, Joan F. Van Patten

Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain, Series 5

Series V: Hardcover, 256 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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Series IV: Hardcover, 287 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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Series III: Hardcover, 319 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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Series II: Hardcover, 287 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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Series I: Hardcover; Published by Collector Books.
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Today, Nippon porcelain is very popular with collectors. Joan Van Patten has compiled this important series of Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain. Each delux hardbound volume in this popular series features this beautiful porcelain in full color. Thousands of pieces are illustrated and described, with no pictures repeated. Detailed descriptions are provided and there's a helpful glossary and a current value guide. Marks, vintage ads, and hundreds of color photographs make each volume jam packed with information. This series makes up the most complete reference on Nippon Porcelain ever published.


Collectors Guide to Made in Japan Ceramics:
Identification & Values Books I, II and III
by Carole Bess White

Collectors Guide to Made in Japan Ceramics, Book III

Book III: Paperback - 240 pages; Published by Collector Books.
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Book II: Paperback; Published by Collector Books.
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Book I: Paperback; Published by Collector Books.
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Each of these books has over 600 beautiful color photos of gorgeous Made in Japan ceramics. Book II is produced as a companion volume to Book I and none of the pieces pictured are repeated from the first book. Her first two books having been bestsellers, Carole White produced a third volume with no repeats. These highly informative guides distinguish those "Made in Japan" ceramics from other Japanese export ceramics such as Nippon, Noritake or Occupied Japan. All the information and photos combined in this three book series will make any collector an expert.


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