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December 10, 2018, 06:03:10 pm
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« on: July 26, 2016, 11:28:11 pm »

http://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Art-of-The-Chinese-Snuff-Bottle-/282113739805?hash=item41af4a0c1d:g:zkMAAOSwmtJXWdCn
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2016, 01:23:03 am »

That is a good price for this indispensable reference set. I paid $280 for my set nearly 20 years ago!
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2016, 07:06:58 am »

Seems like my set was upwards of 300 or so..
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2016, 07:58:38 am »

I got 2 sets for free. Jimmy Li gave me one set in NYC, and in London in 1995, I was cheeky and asked if I could have a second copy for my other home. My NYC copy in 1993 was autographed by the late Victor Graham with a sweet dedication; and the second in London in 1995, was autographed and inscribed by Jimmy Li (in Portuguese!), Victor Graham, and Hugh Moss.
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2016, 04:49:44 am »

Just purchased this from Amazon for 160. Was looking at this auction but with postage and customs wouldn't be such a good deal for me. Excited about receiving my new book...  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2016, 05:33:20 am »

Just purchased this from Amazon for 160. Was looking at this auction but with postage and customs wouldn't be such a good deal for me. Excited about receiving my new book...  Grin

You will really like these !
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« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2016, 07:17:18 am »

These two volumes cover one of the finest snuff bottle collections of the 20th century, with in-depth commentary from three experts on every type of bottle. OK, the Bloch books arguably cover more, but that is seven volumes as opposed to two.
Congratulations on a most worthwhile purchase!
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2016, 12:22:18 am »

Wish I had seen this sooner! It's already gone!
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2016, 08:37:32 am »

Another bargain - only 40...already got this one myself and paid more then this Smiley

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Collectors-Book-of-Snuff-Bottles-by-Bob-C-Stevens-1st-Edition-1976-/122068528304?hash=item1c6bd9ecb0:g:o7AAAOSw3xJXn3~-
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« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2016, 12:54:13 pm »

Dear 'Pookles' (?),

     That is a bargain price for that.
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« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2016, 04:30:12 pm »

You are going to love these books.  In fact I have been studying them recently and one is open right now on my sunroom table!  Great buy!  Enjoy!
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