Discusses the history of Bulgarian ceramics from ancient times through the 19th century with only a brief mention of modern ceramics. Features 144 half-tone photos and 16 pages color, annotations provide a simple description of each item, the period in which it was produced and the location of the item (private collection or museum), black/white & color photos, NO INDEX, values not included. [NOTE: author’s name spelled Bakirdjiev on dustjacket]. c.1955, 39 pages text + 144 black/white photos + 16 color photos, 7x9, hardbound with dustjacket, Bulgarski Hudozhnik, Bulgaria.
Condition: Only fair condition with previous owner’s name and ink stamp in numerous places throughout and on fore-edge, interior crack at junction of color and black/white photos, hinges still tight, a reading copy only, contents complete and legible in faded, soiled and edge-worn dustjacket.