Pottery, Ceramics from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

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image of Delinquent angel; Australian historical, aboriginal and contemporary ceramics

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Florence, Italy: Centro Di, 1995. Paperback. 136p., wraps, illustrations in color and black & white, 8.5x9 inches, very good condition. Strumenti di studio per la ceramica del XIX e XX secolo.
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£15.00
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Hernando de Soto and the Indians of Florida

by Milanich, Jerald T. and Charles Hudson

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1993
ISBN
9780813011707
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£11.25

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Gainesville: University Press of Florida / Florida Museum of Natural History, 1993. Hardcover. xv, 292p., plentifully illustrated with a variety of recent line maps and some ancient ones, plus numerous exhibit photos of Native and Spanish detritus from forts and other sites; hardcover first edition in tan cloth boards titled in candy-apple blue and enclosed in the dust jacket.… Read more
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image of Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

by Chakrabongse, Narisa; Henry Ginsburg; Santanee Phasuk; Dawn F. Rooney

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
ISBN
9789749863268
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£16.50

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Bangkok: River Books, 2006. Paperback. 88p., fine color exhibit photography throughout on glazed alkaline paperstock, the newly-discovered maps supplemented with explanatory diagrams, and corresponding artifacts are shown in profusion. Softbound in 11x9.5 inch color wraps. A beautiful production in fine unblemished shape.
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image of Visiteurs de l'Empire Celeste. Musee national des Arts asiatiques-Guimet, 18 mai - 29 Aout 1994

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Paris: the museum, 1994. Paperback. 211p., vivid color reproductions throughout supplemented with modern diagrammatic maps showing different expeditions, softbound in 10x8 inch frenchfold wraps. Expect a severe vertical crease to front cover with creasing of several adjacent leaves including titlepage, and instances of pencilled comment in three locations: half-title and pages 146, 176. A good reading copy,… Read more
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image of Early Ming Wares of Chingtechen

Early Ming Wares of Chingtechen

by Brankston, A.D.

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Published
1938
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£183.77

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Peking: Hneri Vetch, 1938. xvi, 102p., 45 black and white plates interspered through the text; cloth-covered boards lightly shelfworn, with some fading to the spine. Stated limitation of 650 copies. Discussion of the fine works produced in Jiangxi province at the famous site known in modern pinyin as Jingdezhen.
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image of Morris and Company 1861-1940. A Commemorative Centenary Exhibition

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London: The Arts Council, 1961. Paperback. 32p., Curwen presswork on glazed alkaline paperstock, illustrated with b&w exhibit photography, oversize paperpack in 11x8.5 bordered wraps staple-fastened. Cover is faintly dusty and along the spinefold there are mild discolorations (foxing? toning? we're unsure), aside from that a sound unmarked copy.
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£9.00
image of The Translation of Art; Essays on Chinese Painting and Poetry. Renditions: Special Art Issue

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Hong Kong: Centre for Translation Projects, the Chinese University of Hong Kong; [clothbound distributor University of Washington Press], 1976. 216p., coated alkaline paperstock, numerous b&w illustrations with a few color plates and vignettes, hardbound, 10.5x8 inch boards gilt in dust jacket. The book itself is sound, clean, unmarked, unblemished, while the dj is distressed along its top margin with… Read more
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£15.00
image of Nihon no bijutsu  日本の美術  [29 issues]

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Tokyo: Shibundo, 1982. 29 issues of the important journal of Japanese art; very good. Issues present include numbers 1, 3, 35, 93, 97-120, and 195. Each issue has a general theme, ranging from textiles and antique musical instruments to lacquerware and pottery.
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£221.28
image of Born to Work; Child Labour in India

Born to Work; Child Labour in India

by Burra, Neera

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1997
ISBN
9780195640977
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£9.00

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997. Paperback. xxvi, 285p., illustrated with b&w snapshot photography (youngsters at their tasks), softbound in 8.5x5.5 inc photographic wraps. Expect a little light bumping at corner-tips else entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Early Chinese ceramics from New York State museums

Early Chinese ceramics from New York State museums

by Young, Martie W.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1991
ISBN
9780295971667
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£11.25

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New York: China House Gallery, China Institute in America, 1991. 109p., very good paperback, most illustrations in black and white.
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image of American Indian Arts, 1990 Calendar / Indian Arts, 1990 Engagement Calendar

American Indian Arts, 1990 Calendar / Indian Arts, 1990 Engagement Calendar

by Martindale, Kim, collector

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1989
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£11.25

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no place: Printed in Ireland for John Hinde Curteich Inc, 1989. Wire-bound, oblong drop-down calendar, 8.5x11.5 inch double-sided cardstock leaves with dates recto and color exhibit photography verso, punch-holed for hanging. January leaf has 3 neat inked notes, otherwise unblemished, a very good copy. The photography is clear, the captions seem expert. Collector Martindale's portrait photo on first… Read more
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image of Appareils Sanitaires

Appareils Sanitaires

by [toilets, urinals, washstands]

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Published
1910
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£56.26

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Lyon: Danto-Rogeat & Cie, 1910. Hardcover. 124p., artists' renderings of bathroom fixtures, mostly realistic b&w wash drawings showing a single appliance accompanied by engineering diagrams; in the terminal section (plumbing and towelracks) find multiple images sometimes with commentary. Presswork is on coated alkaline paperstock, hardbound in stiff titled covers fastened with cord. A cloth backstrip is frayed with short… Read more
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image of Orandae Imari / Orandae-Imari Ware

Orandae Imari / Orandae-Imari Ware

by Nonogami Keiichi

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Published
1973
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£71.26

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Tokyo: Gohachi Puresu, 1973. Unpaginated hardcover, very good in slipcase, with illustrations in color and black and white. Includes an English introduction, the rest in Japanese. On Japanese porcelain with motifs inspired by Dutch and other foreign influences.
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image of The world-progress of Chinese porcelain. With trade conditions. Read before the Literary Department of the American Women's Club of Shanghai, China

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Shanghai: American Women's Club, n.d.. 21p., slender pamphlet, traces of rust at the staples, otherwise very good. Overview of the history of porcelain and its artistic appreciation.
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£33.75
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Russian decorative arts 1917-1937

by Tolstoy, Vladimir

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780847812424
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£33.75

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New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1990. Hardcover. 439p., extensive illustrations, many color, 9.75x12.75 inches, very good condition in an edge worn dj. Translation of Art decoratif sovietique, 1917-1937, orignally published in Russian.
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image of Getemono. Collecting the Folk Crafts of Old Japan

Getemono. Collecting the Folk Crafts of Old Japan

by Jacknis, Ira, with Letters from Kyoto by Brian Shekeloff

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Published
1994
ISBN
9780936127033
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£18.75

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Berkeley: Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 1994. Paperback. 59p., b&w exhibit photography amidst running texts, softbound in 8x10 inch oblong wraps. Faint edgewear, front endsheet has a couple specks, an otherwise completely sound, clean copy that is inscribed and signed by Ira Jacknis on the titlepage.
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image of Bonhams 1793. Antiquities and Tribal Art, Thursday 26 April 2007, New Bond Street, London

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San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfields, 2007. Paperback. 200, profuse fullpage and vignette exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock (but the terminal fifteen pages are shown in b&w). The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated grey wraps. Top edge is bumped with slight creasing, head of spine panel is crushed with a quarter-inch tear, generally presentable nonetheless, a good… Read more
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image of Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 16 Kunstauktion, 1 Okt.1997: Jugendstil

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Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1997. Unpaginated, displays items 501-691 from a multi-day multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slightest edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.
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image of Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 21 Kunstauktion, 2 Dez.1998: Antiquitaten

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Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1998. Unpaginated, displays items 201-422 from a very large, multi-day, multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slight edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.
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image of Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 16 Kunstauktion, 2.Okt.1997: Antiquitaten

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Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1997. Unpaginated, displays items 701-1095 from a multi-day multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slightest edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.
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