NP: (Caves Book Co.) (Pirated Copy), ND. Hardcover. 8vo. Pp. viii; 124. Illustrated with b&w photos of 112 furniture examples. Intertextual block print reproductions. Bound in green cloth with silver lettering stamped on spine.Former owner name in ink on front pastedown. Slight fading to edges of binding; dust jacket with a US-quarter size chip on front panel, closed 2" tear. Very Good + / Very Good. Item #275
On the title page Kates is identified as "Curator of Oriental Art, The Brooklyn Museum," but no publication data is presented, other than a bookseller tag on rear free-endpaper ("Caves Book Co."): thus, a pirated copy, even though the Dover edition is referenced on the dust jacket's rear panel. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable archival sleeve. Bookseller inventory S101910X2D.