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Biblio is proud to present some truly one of a kind rare Chinese arts books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From books on contemporary Chinese women painters to books about delicate and antique Chinese teapots, there is a wide diversity of topics featured in the rare Chinese arts books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. If you love China and Chinese culture, you should definitely look through some of the rare and antique Chinese arts books featured below.

An Illustrated Record of the Stanley Charles Nott collection of Chinese Jades by Nott

This edition is limited to one thousand copies of which this book is No. 257 and signed. An Illustrated Annotation on the working and dating of Chinese Jades by Stanley Charles Nott Chinese Art of world Renown by Stanley Charles Nott. 5 booklets by THE HO...

From Bredie Books


Manuscript with original drawings and made up of two parts, "Chinese Porcelain" and "Chinese Bronze" by ANONYMOUS

Manuscript with original drawings and made up of two parts, "Chinese Porcelain" and "Chinese Bronze"Paris 1888, 18 x 23 cm, boundManuscript entitled ""Chinese Porcelain"", with numerous original drawings in and hors texte, in black and white and color, so...

From Rare Books Le Feu Follet -



Istoria o Zavoevanii Kitaia Manzhurskimi Tatarami, Sostoiashchaia v 5 Knigakh, Sochinennaia g. Vozhe de Brunem B. et P.D.M. [History of the Conquest of China by the Manchurian Tatars in 5 parts, Compiled by Vojeu de Brunem; Translated from French by A.R.] by [Jouve, P. Joseph]

Moscow: Typograficheskaya Company,, 1788. First and only Russian edition. 8vo, pp.1-96, (73)-168, (193)-603. Text in Russian. Bound in period Russian mottled full calf, neatly rebacked. Spine with raised bands and dark red gilt lettered label. 18th cent...

From John Randall (Books of Asia)


A History of Early Chinese Art. III: Sculpture. by Siren, Osvald

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. First edition xv, 75, 128 plates. A very good copy in original cloth. ...

From John Randall (Books of Asia)


By Imperial Command: An Introduction to Ch'ing Imperial Painted Enamels by Moss, Hugh; foreword by Thompson, Julian

Hibiya Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1976 Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. English text; 2 hardcover volumes with dust jacket in slip case.; 27.5 x 41 x 7 cm; 5.2 kg; The 2 volumes comprise: TEXT with 98 pages and PLATES with 87 colour...

From Jorge Welsh Books


Seeing China ( Temple Hill cut-outs ) by Women's Bible School, American Presbyterian Mission

Chefoo, China: Women's Bible School, American Presbyterian Mission No Date, circa 1930. Near Fine, pages with light toning. Oblong folio, 10" x 13 3/4". Bound in beautiful red pictorial embossed silk over limp boards, string-tied, 28 pp of ...

From Dale Steffey Books



No date, circa 1850.. Circa 1850, oblong red silk album still with original ties, approximately 360 x 250 mm, 14 x10 inches, 12 paintings of Chinese punishments with blue cloth borders and soft paper backing, 3 paintings have small damage to top inner co...

From Roger Middleton


The Book of common-prayer and administration of the sacraments, and other rites & ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter or Psalmes of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. And the form and manner of making, ordaining and consecrating of bishops, priests and deacons by [Church of England]

London: John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1662. First edition. Half leather. Very Good. 7 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches. b3 - b8 + c (8 leaf quire) + d (2 leaf quire) + B - Gg (6 leaf quires) + Hh (7 of 8 leaves). Lacks initial 8 leaves, G3, R5, and Hh8. Begins w...

From St. Wulfstans Books


Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul: A Complete Catalogue (3 VOLUMES) by Krahl, Regina in collaboration with Erbahar, Nurdan; Edited by Ayers, John with historical studies by Yucel, Unsal and Raby, Julian

Philip Wilson Publishers, London for Sotheby's Publications, 1986 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English text.; Hardcover (with dust jacket in slipcase).; 28 x 39 cm; 17 Kg.; 1381 pages with 5,000 black-and-white and colour illustrations, includi...

From Jorge Welsh Books


A Catalogue of Rare Chinese Jade Carvings Compiled by Stanley Charles Nott by Nott, Stanley Charles

Florida: The House of Jade, 1940. Limited, numbered first edition. Number 18. Published Florida: The House of Jade, 1940. Folio, 9 1/4" x 12 1/8", xxii+185pp., illustrated with forty-four full page plates from original photographs. An important ...

From The Wild Muse


Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Government Exhibits for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art in London. 4 Volumes.

Shanghai Commercial Press, Ltd, China, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English and Chinese text; Hardcover (original blue cloth silk with gilt design - without dust jacket); 19.5 x 27.6 cm; 3.357 Kg; 4 volumes: 1. Bronze (101 pages); 2. Porc...

From Jorge Welsh Books


A History of Early Chinese Art. II: The Han Period. by Siren, Osvald

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 82, 120 plates. A very good copy in original cloth. ...

From John Randall (Books of Asia)


Chinese Pictorial Art, Illustrated by Coloured and Collotyped Reproductions from The Author's Collection with Descriptions and Notes on the History of Drawing, Writing, Etc., Translated from Standard Chinese Authors by Strehlneek, E.A

Shanghai: The Commercial Press, Limited, 1914. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. SIGNED by author to flyleaf. Chinese dust jacket. Facing translations of Chinese and English. [8 prelim leaves], iii, iii, 22-323, [1], ii, ii, 74, [1]. ...

From Minotavros Books


THE LATER CERAMIC WARES OF CHINA. Being the Blue and White, Famille Verte, Famille Rose, Monochromes, etc., of the K'ang Hsi, Yung Cheng, Ch'ien Lung and Other Periods of the Ch'ing Dynasty. Limited signed edition with 5 extra colour plates. by HOBSON, R. L.:

London, Ernest Benn, 1925.. FIRST EDITION 1925, EDITION LIMITED TO 250 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR PRINTED ON HANDMADE PAPER WITH 5 EXTRA COLOUR PLATES, THIS COPY BEING NUMBER 176, 4to, approximately 290 x 220 mm, 11½ x 8½ inches, 81 plates, numbered 1...

From Roger Middleton


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