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image of Nihon no chokoku. Vol. 4: Tempyo jidai  日本の彫刻. 第4, 天平時代

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Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppansha, 1958. 32, 15p, large format in wraps, 10.25x14 inches; very good black and white pictorial, with original plain translucent protective sheet chipping. Fifth printing. Part of a series of black and white pictorials featuring ancient carvings; these date to the eighth century.
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image of Nihon no chokoku. Vol. 6: Kamakura jidai  日本の彫刻. 第6, 鎌倉時代

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Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppansha, 1959. 32, 15p, large format in wraps, 10.25x14 inches; very good black and white pictorial, with original plain translucent protective sheet chipping. Fifth printing. Part of a series of black and white pictorials featuring ancient carvings; these date to the Kamakura period, 1185-1333.
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image of la route de la soie: UN VOYAGE A TRAVERS LA VIE ET LA MORT

la route de la soie: UN VOYAGE A TRAVERS LA VIE ET LA MORT

by Whitfield, Susan

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Published
2009
ISBN
9789061538929
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£29.58

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Brussels: Mercatorfonds, 2009. Paperback. 195pp, 9.5x11 inches, extremely high quality art printing, in French language. Very good. In English, "A Journey Through Life and Death." The art and culture along the Silk Road is exhibited through photographs of paintings, drawings, sculptures and other items.
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Ancient Chinese bronze mirrors

by Swallow, Robert William

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Published
1937
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£166.39

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Peiping: H. Vetch, 1937. xii, [2], 78 p. interspersed with black and white photo plates; green cloth boards with gilt title on spine; very good with minor shelfwear; 1949 ownership signature of Lietenant Colonel S.W. Bogan on half-title page, front endpaper has smaller signature of David B. Burnham. Swallow, the Ningbo-born son of missionary parents, was a teacher and… Read more
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image of Architektur Kleinasiens, von ihren anfangen bis zum ende der hethitischen zeit

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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1955. Hardcover. XII, 439p., profulely illustrated with expert sketches both descriptive and explanatory, plus artist's reconstructions (how such & such gate may have looked, &c). Hardbound in openweave blue cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Nice condition: the book itself has a short bump to tail-rim, the only detraction from crisp squareness,… Read more
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£22.19
image of There Is Always a Cup of Sea to Sail in / 29th Bienal de Sao Paulo Catalogue

There Is Always a Cup of Sea to Sail in / 29th Bienal de Sao Paulo Catalogue

by Farias, Agnaldo; Moacir Dos Anjos; Chus Martinez, et alia, curators

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Published
2010
ISBN
9788585298333
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£36.98

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San Paulo: the museum, 2010. Paperback. 449p., luxurious production on fine alkaline paperstock, profuse color exhibit photography, softbound in 9.5x7 inch laminated candy-apple orange wraps; spine panel slightly faded to light pink the only alteration in original condition: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. A lavish treatment provided by a long list of Brazilian businesses, shown by page after page… Read more
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image of Il Duomo Rinato; vol 1, Storia e tecnica del restauro statico dei piloni del tiburio del duomo di Milano [with] vol 2, Documentazione tecnico-scientifica: progetti, grafici e relazioni [pair]

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Milano: Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo, 1988. Hardcover. Respectively 136, 186p., profuse b&w site photos and diagrams of several sorts, a few plates in color photography, texts in Italian. Matching bindings: each measures 12x8 inches in white boards gilt with dust jacket. Jacket spine panels are sunned from gloss white to cream, titling unaffected, while books themselves are unmolested except… Read more
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£44.37
image of Plaisir de France, (Images de France) Revue mensuelle; numero de l'exposition

Plaisir de France, (Images de France) Revue mensuelle; numero de l'exposition

by [Bruxelles 1958, l'Exposition de]

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Published
1958
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£14.79

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Paris: Plaisir de France, 1958. Magazine. 82p., lviii [ads], large slick magazine in 12x9.5 inch decorated wraps; p.21/2 is double-fold, opening out to a stylized plat of exposition grounds printed white on solid black (nice touch) with green onlaid color. Ad on p.xxi features a tipped-on swatch of weird wallpaper; find several wallpaper ads, oddly enough, and plusieurs des… Read more
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image of Mongolia. The Legacy of Chinggis Khan. Catalogue photographs by Kazuhiro Tsuruta

Mongolia. The Legacy of Chinggis Khan. Catalogue photographs by Kazuhiro Tsuruta

by Berger, Patricia [and] Terese Tse Bartholomew. With essays by James Bosson, Lewis R. Lancaster, Morris Rossabi, Heather Stoddard

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Published
1995
ISBN
9780500237052
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£22.19

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New York: Thames and Hudson in association with Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995. Hardcover. The hardbound issue, near-fine: xii, 339p., illustrated with line maps, color exhibit & site photography, also b&w period photography. Hardbound in 12x9 inch openweave maroon cloth boards gilt and colorphoto dust jacket. The book itself is immaculate; the dj has a tiny closed… Read more
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The Mechanical Triumphs of the Ancient Egyptians

by Barber, Commander F.M., USN Ret

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Published
1900
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1900. Hardcover. x, 123p., illustrated in the text with diagrams, photos, facsimiles, and a number of folding plates; hardbound in gilt-decorated semi-flexible boards with rounded corner-tips (just like a real engineer's manual!); all edges gilded. A poor to fair ex library copy blind-stamped USN (to titlepage and all plates), we see… Read more
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image of Ancient Jewish Art. Introduction by Bezalel Narkiss. The Orient: The genesis of symbols, Narrative symbols, The image of the world. The West: Styles of the diaspora, Ceremonial art, The renaissance of narrative art

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no city: Chartwell Books, Inc, 1975. Hardcover. 238p., coated paperstock throughout illustrated with color and b&w site photography, exhibit photography, architectural and other sorts of diagrams (most in color); superbly done by Flammarion of Paris, here presented by Chartwell books for the English-language market. Huge hardbound in 13x10 inch white boards spine-titled black. Covers have picked up a little… Read more
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image of En el Laberinto de la Soledad. September 12 to October 30 2001

En el Laberinto de la Soledad. September 12 to October 30 2001

by Salame, Soledad, sculptor

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Published
2001
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Santiago Chile: Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, 2001. Paperback. 125p., clay-coated stock with numerous color illustrations from exhibit photography that chronicle the process of installation (she made over the classical main hall with a visitor-engulfing avant-garde surround), text is printed in running double-column English and Spanish. Softbound in 11x8.5 inch decorated white wraps, slightest signs of handling, a sound… Read more
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image of Vie Italienne / Vita Italiana / Italy's Life / Leben in Italien.  Revue Officielle de l' E.N.I.T. 1963 No 27 - Anno XIV

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Bergamo: Instituto Italiano d' Arti Grafiche, 1963. Magazine. 134p., massive softbound journal in color wraps; profuse color, b&w and sepia exhibit photography on unglazed alkaline paperstock, 13.5x10 inches, a handsome big book with externals in rough condition, expect edgewear, corner-creasing and abrasions to spine panel. First leaf is detached, so far without damage, an otherwise sound copy, quite… Read more
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Jimmie Durham

by Mulvey, Laura, Dick Snauwaert, [and] Mark Alice Durant

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Published
1995
ISBN
9780714833484
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£11.09

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London: Phaidon Press, 1995. Paperback. 160p., wraps, 9.75 x 11.5 inches, profusely illus., wraps worn, soiled, and dampstained else good condition. Contemporary Artists Series. Durham is an artist, writer, and poet of Cherokee descent who participated in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s.
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image of Medunarodna islozba, Naivi '87. Zagreb, June 26th / August, 30rd [sic] 1987 // International exhibition, Naifs '87

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Zagreb: The Gallery of Primitive Art / The Gallery of Contemporary Art / Glyptothyeke JAZU, 1987. Paperback. 196p., color and b&w reproductions on clay-coated alkaline paperstock, captioned with extensive vitae and running texts in Croatian and English; softbound in 11.5x8 inch glossy frenchfold white wraps. Cover is somewhat handled, with touches of soil and a light bump; a good… Read more
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image of Deux Mille Ans d'Art au Maroc

Deux Mille Ans d'Art au Maroc

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Published
1963
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Paris: Galerie Charpentier, 1963. Unpaginated, about a hundred pages half of which b&w exhibit photography, text and plates both printed on glazed semi-alkaline paperstock. Softbound, 9.5x6 inch rubricated stapled wraps, all margins faintly toned and a large corner-crease to back cover (a blank), quite sound and unmarked by owner or institution, a very good copy.
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image of Zhongguo gu dai diao su ji  中國古代雕塑集

Zhongguo gu dai diao su ji 中國古代雕塑集

by Liu Kaiqu 劉開渠

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Published
1955
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£92.44

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Beijing: Renmin meishu chubanshe 人民美術出版社, 1955. 8, 48 pages, very good hardcover in dustjacket, first printing. Text in Chinese, black and white illustrations. Laid in is an eleven-page booklet published by the Denney Printing Company in England, "Ancient Chinese Sculptures," translating some of the explanatory text.
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Pasquale Napoli

by Mascelloni, Enrico

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Published
1996
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Milano: Abaco Service, 1996. Hardcover. Unpaginated hardcover, 8.5x12 inches, very good but for minor scuffing to front cover. Photos of sculptures in marble and bronze. Text in Italian, English, and French.
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Toku no koe: Akutagawa Hisashi no chokoku

by Akutagawa Hisashi

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Published
2000
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Hiroshima: Hijiyama gakuen, 2000. 100p., slender paperback; text in Japanese. Catalog for an exhibition of Akutagawa's sculpture. Illustrations primarily in black and white.
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image of Zhu mu ya jiao diao ke [Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings]  竹木牙角雕刻

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Hong Kong: Shang wu yin shu guan 商务印书馆, 2002. 28, 304 pages, very good hardcover in dustjacket, color illustrations, text in Chinese with brief photo captions in English. Gu gong bo wu yuan cang wen wu zhen pin quan ji [Complete collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum] vol. 44.
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