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The Domestic Architecture of England during the Tudor Period, Illustrated in a series of Photographs & Measured Drawings of Country Mansions and Manor Houses, with Details, Garner, Thomas; Stratton, Arthur
41 Garner, Thomas; Stratton, Arthur The Domestic Architecture of England during the Tudor Period, Illustrated in a series of Photographs & Measured Drawings of Country Mansions and Manor Houses, with Details
Boston, MA, U.S.A. Boston Architectural Club 1923 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Very Good Plus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Publisher unstated but likely Boston Architectural College. Originally published by Batsford, London in 1911 in a limited edition in elephant folio size in three volumes, variously loose and bound [?], with extensive text and approximately 191 plates. The Boston 1923 publication appears to be a reprint in digest form, with a greatly reduced number of plates. Brick red buckram spine with tan paper hardboards, the front board with handsome brick red titling and decorative devices including an initial letter with flower-and-leaf design. An unblemished binding. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 13.5 x 10.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Unnumbered pages on heavy coated stock. No text save for captions. Featuring 93 full-page plates of archival photos and drawings. The photos include exterior building views as well as window details. Several interior photos of carved oak paneling and plaster ceilings. The drawings include elevations, plans and numerous details such as gables, oriels, brackets, columns, panels, etc. All illustrations are in B&W. Note that some of the full-page plaes consist of multiple photos or drawings. An impressively clean copy, and rather tight. Very gently read. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Islamische Bucheinbände des 14. bis 19. Jahrhunderts. Aus den Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek ausgewählt und Beschrieben, Gratzl, Emil
42 Gratzl, Emil Islamische Bucheinbände des 14. bis 19. Jahrhunderts. Aus den Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek ausgewählt und Beschrieben
Leipzig, Germany Verlag Von Karl W. Hiersemann 1924 First German Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text in Deutsch, nicht in Englisch. Erste Ausgabe. Mit 24 lichtdrucktafeln davon 8 farbig. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. First edition. Foreward dated July 1923. Printed and presumed bound in Germany. 12.5 x 9.75 inches. Handsome turquoise green binding, with elaborate gilt-stamped design and lettering to the front board and to the spine. The spine evenly and lightly sunned. Overall a very clean binding. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners, the lower corners with a touch of abrading. Textblock firmly bound in. Handsome patterened paper pastedowns and FEPs. With [8], 36, [4] pages, followed by XXIV full-page plates of which 8 are in color [chromolithographs?] and the remainder monochrome. A touch of age-toning around all page edges, fairly minor. Else exceptionally clean internally and externally. A Very Good copy. "Descriptions of the most precious oriental manuscripts in the Bavarian State Library." 
Price: 400.00 USD
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American Silver Collected by Philip H. Hammerslough, Volume One, Hammerslough, Philip
43 Hammerslough, Philip American Silver Collected by Philip H. Hammerslough, Volume One
Hartford, CT Privately Printed 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Plus No Jacket Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the rare Volume One for the publication, American Silver Collected by Philip H. Hammerslough. Copy no. 224 of an edition of 300 copies only. Produced by Connecticut Printers in Caslon types on Mohawk superfine paper, and bound by the Russell-Rutter Company. Spine bound in medium gray, linen-like buckram, and with light gray paper hardboards. Front board title label has crisp gilt-stamped lettering and design on black. Spine with crisp gilt-stamped lettering on black. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. The paper boards with a tiny amount of soiling. On the whole a very clean and presentable binding. 10.5 x 8 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Top edge tinted a very pale gray. With 140 numbered pages, and with numerous B&W photo illustrations throughout, a few of which are full-page. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out, and still rather tight. Respectfully read. A Very Good Plus copy. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Le céramique Hollandaise, Histoire des faïences de Delft, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Utrecht etc. et des porcelains de Weesp, Loosdrecht, Amsterdam et la Haye., Havard, Henry
44 Havard, Henry Le céramique Hollandaise, Histoire des faïences de Delft, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Utrecht etc. et des porcelains de Weesp, Loosdrecht, Amsterdam et la Haye.
Amsterdam Compagnie Génerale d Éditions Vivat 1909 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Ouvrage enrichi de trente cinq hors texte et de plus de cinq cents dessins, facsimile, marques, signatures, etc. Première édition. Complète en deux volumes. 1/2 maroc brun contemporain avec des planches de papier marbré, et avec assez croustillante lettrage doré estampillé. Avec 258 et 323 pages numérotées. 35 pleine page plaques, dont 11 sont colorés ou teintés. Toutes les plaques ont demandé sont présents. Aussi avec 134 illustrations en n&b de texte. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. First edition. Presumed first printing. Issued by the printer Hilversum, Holland, 15 December 1908. Folio, 12.75 x 9.25 inches. Complete in two volumes. Contemporary half brown morocco with marbled paper boards, and with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. The leather of the spines is age darkened. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with unbumped corners. Indeed the leather is in remarkably good condition. Mild rubbing and abrasion to the marbled paper on the rear boards of both volumes, minor. Hinges firm; text blocks remain solidly attached to the bindings. Heavy-duty paper throughout. With 258 and 323 numbered pages. 35 full page plates, 11 of which are colored or tinted. All plates called for are present. Also with 184 B&W text illustrations. Vol. I with handsome black-on-white ex libris plate of previous owner to the front pastedown. Previous owner name in a neat ink flourish to title page of Vol. II. Intermittent light to moderate foxing to many of the pages and illustrations, as is common with this edition. Most plates with a tissue guard, as issued. Most of the tissues are in pristine condition. Overall this is a very clean and handsome set of two volumes. A Very Good copy. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 555.00 USD
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Popular Art Deco: Depression Era Style and Design, Heide, Robert; Gilman, John
45 Heide, Robert; Gilman, John Popular Art Deco: Depression Era Style and Design
New York, New York, U.S.A. Abbeville Pr 1991 1558590307 / 9781558590304 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Stated first edition. Printed and bound in Japan. Purple cloth binding, with crisp red-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10 x 10 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 228 numbered pages, and including numerous B&W and color plates throughout, some full-page and some half-page, all on coated stock. An exceptionally clean volume, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped and lightly rubbed. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Cincinnati Art Carved Furniture and Interiors, Howe, Jennifer
46 Howe, Jennifer Cincinnati Art Carved Furniture and Interiors
Cincinnati, OH Ohio University Press 2003 0821415115 / 9780821415115 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First printing of the first edition. Printed and presumed bound in Hong Kong. Rich red cloth binding resembling linen tweed, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. xv and 295 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock featuring 39 full-page, full-color plates, and with many additional illustrations, some in sepia-tone and some in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certainly unread. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. This is the first book devoted to the study of the nationally significant Cincinnati art-carved furniture movement. In particular the book documents the careers of Henry Fry, William Fry and Benn Pitman in England and America, explores their domestic and ecclesiastical interior commissions, and examines the central role women played in this movement. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Chinese Bamboo Carving. Part I, Ip Yee; Laurence Tam
47 Ip Yee; Laurence Tam Chinese Bamboo Carving. Part I
Hong Kong Urban Council [for the] Hong Kong Museum of Art 1978 9622150128 / 9789622150126 First Edition Buckram Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Published for an exhibition in the 3rd Festival of Asian Art presenetd by the Urban Council, Hong Kong, 15 October 1978 to 7 January 1979. This is Volume One only of a two-volume set. First printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in Hong Kong. A bilingual edition in English and in Chinese. Yellowish-green buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped titling in English and in Chinese to the front board and to the spine. Gently bumped spine head and tail and corners. 10 x 8.25 inches. 563 numbered pages, with 48 full-page color plates on coated stock and with numerous full-page duotone plates of significant Chinese bamboo carvings. All plates with bilingual notes and citations. A very clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. Lovely pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. DJ with just a trace of edge wear along the top, scarcely noticeable. DJ protected by a clear Mylar over-wrapper. A Very Good copy in a Very Good DJ. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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Early Keyboard Instruments from Their Beginnings to the Year 1820, James, Philip
48 James, Philip Early Keyboard Instruments from Their Beginnings to the Year 1820
London, England Peter Davies Ltd. 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First printing of the first edition. Printed by Charles Whittingham and Griggs, London, and bound by the Chiswick Press, London. Preface dated April 1930. 11 x 8.75 inches. Tan buckram wrap-around spine, with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, and beige paper hardboards. The buckram along the spine is mottled, merely a cosmetic issue. Moderately bumped spine tail, with pronounced bumping to the lower corners. Text block is firmly bound in. Top edge tinted a bright yellow. xviii and 153 numbered pages, including a frontispiece portrait of Violet Woodhouse playing her harpsichord, and with LXV monochrome plates, most of which are full-page. All pages, including text and plates, printed on eggshell-colored matte stock. A few very faint spots to a few of the text pages. Else a very clean copy, inside and out. No remainder marks. A Mylar sheet protects the binding. A Good Plus copy. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Chinese Art: Gold, Silver, Later Bronzes, Cloisone, Cantonese Enamel, Lacquer, Furniture, Wood, Jenyns, Soame; Watson, William
49 Jenyns, Soame; Watson, William Chinese Art: Gold, Silver, Later Bronzes, Cloisone, Cantonese Enamel, Lacquer, Furniture, Wood
Oxford, England, UK Phaidon Press Limited 1981 0714821357 / 9780714821351 Revised Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is Volume Two from a series. A previous volume was published covering early bronzes, jades, sculpture, pottery and porcelain. Originally published in French. First English edition published in 1963. First American edition in 1963. This is the revised second edition printed in February 1981. Printed and bound in Switzerland. Green cloth hardboard binding, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners, except that the lower front corner has a noticeable bump affecting approximately the first 100 pages. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 277 numbered pages, and including 68 full-color plates and 143 B&W illustrations, all on coated stock. Apart from the moderately bumped lower page corners, a very clean volume free of demerits, and rather tight, with little hint of shelf life. Very gently read. No remainder marks. The pictorial DJ is unclipped and with light rubbing/scratching to the rear wrapper. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Plus DJ. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Arroyo Craftsman, Vol. I, No. 1, Judson, William Lees; James, George Wharton
50 Judson, William Lees; James, George Wharton Arroyo Craftsman, Vol. I, No. 1
Los Angeles, CA Arroyo Guild Press 1909 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus Magazine/Periodical 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is the first and only issue of the magazine, Arroyo Craftsman, and was published October 1909. Publication of issues was contemplated on a quarterly basis. One of an unstated limitation. 9 x 6 inches. Lightest spruce blue wrappers, with substantial amounts of black-stamped lettering to the front and rear wrappers and, to the front wrapper, a sunburst design in golden yellow with a hand-held hammer and the motto "We Can" in a ribbon. The wrapper paper has faded evenly to a blue-beige. The wrappers are very clean. With 67 numbered pages, plus xv numbered pages of adverts in the rear. There are numerous B&W illustrations, including photo-plates, drawings and plans. A 1 inch tear to the rear wrapper has been expertly repaired; else no pre-existing faults. An exceptionally clean copy. The wrappers protected by a new, heavy-duty, clear Mylar wrap-around. A Very Good Plus copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. In October 1909, influenced by William Morris, the Stickley brothers and the Roycroft community, James published the "Arroyo Craftsman" through the Arroyo Guild Press. For the serious collector of books and writings on the California Arts and Crafts movement and, in particular, the Pasadena center of that movement, this magazine issue will take its place as one of the crowning glories of the collector's library. 
Price: 995.00 USD
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Exhibition Portraits of American Indians, Together with important examples of ancient and modern pottery, blankets, jewelry, bead and leather work made by the Pueblo and Blackfeet tribes, Kihn, W. Langdon
51 Kihn, W. Langdon Exhibition Portraits of American Indians, Together with important examples of ancient and modern pottery, blankets, jewelry, bead and leather work made by the Pueblo and Blackfeet tribes
New York, NY The Anderson Galleries 1922 First Edition Pamphlet Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Kihn, W. Langdon 
A catalogue of an exhibition of March 20 to April 2, 1922, published under the auspices of the Art Museum of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Not ex library. 9.25 x 7 inches. A string-bound pamphlet of handmade [?] beige paper wrappers, and with yapped edges. The plain wrappers with black, red and yellow geometric design and with black lettering. Wrappers appear very lightly age-toned but are unsoiled. With full-page, color frontispiece, unnumbered pages documenting 88 objects in the exhibition, 8 full-page, B&W plates, and numerous line drawings. An impressively clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. Also included are four copies of a broadside, all in very good condition, Remarkable Portraits of the Blackfeet Indians of Montana, and of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico - Men, Women and Children, -- by an American who has lived among them. Each broadside consists of a biography of Kihn and various press notices about his work. Kihn {1898-1957] was a portrait painter and book illustrator specializing in portraits of American Indians. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Contempory Netsuke, Kinsey, Miriam
52 Kinsey, Miriam Contempory Netsuke
Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. Tuttle Publishing 1977 0804811598 / 9780804811590 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Stated first printing. Printed and bound in Japan. Brown cloth spine binding with creme cloth boards, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and with a crisp brown-stamped netsuke design to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.25 x 7.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 261 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with 159 netsuke illustrations, many of which are in full-color. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Appears unread. In a handsome pictorial DJ, pristine. Housed in a medium-duty slipcase with a paper label overlay. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ in a Near Fine box. Gift quality. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Art Nouveau and Art Deco, Klein, Dan; Warken, Geoffrey
53 Klein, Dan; Warken, Geoffrey Art Nouveau and Art Deco
London, England Chancellor Press 1996 1851529373 / 9781851529377 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Stated first printing. Printed in China. Glossy paper pictorial hardboards, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.25 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 136 numbered pages with stunning color plates, some full-page and all on glossy coated stock. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. DJ in a clear Mylar DJ protector. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Victor Hammer, Artist and Printer, Koch, Rudolf; Middeldorf, Ulrich; Zapf, Hermann
54 Koch, Rudolf; Middeldorf, Ulrich; Zapf, Hermann Victor Hammer, Artist and Printer
Lexington, KY The Anvil Press First Edition Cloth Near Fine Very Good Plus Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Number 250 of 550 copies, designed by Martino Mardersteig in Dante type and printed by Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, Italy. Cinnamon cloth binding, with crisp brown-stamped lettering to the spine. 11 x 7.5 inches. Binding is immensely clean, save for a small 1/2 inch red blemish at the fore edge of the rear board. The text block is firmly bound in. XI and 213 numbered pages of text, interspersed with numerous plates and drawings of the artist's work, many full-page and a few in color. Tiny flaw in paper of the colophon page NOT soiling. Else the book is immensely clean. In a light-duty plain cardboard slipcase with light soiling. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus slipcase. 
Price: 88.00 USD
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The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement (Ikebana), A Handbook for Beginners with 226 Illustrations, Koehn, Alfred
55 Koehn, Alfred The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement (Ikebana), A Handbook for Beginners with 226 Illustrations
Kobe, Japan J. L. Thompson & Co. 1933 Presumed First Edition Decorative Boards Very Good Plus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Various 
Author's introduction written in Nara, Japan in 1933. Book presumed printed and bound in Kobe, Japan in 1933. Rear pastedown with book production information written in Japanese. Dark green buckram hardboard binding, with blind-stamped frame lines to the boards and with a lovely and crisp gilt-stamped image of a flower display to the front board. Crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Mild abrading at the bottom of the lower corners, as from shelf pull. Exceptionally attractive and unsoiled binding. 10.5 x 7.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Lovely color frontispiece tipped in, a reproduction of a 19th century Japanese woodcut by Toyokuni showing a woman making a flower arrangement of plum branches, With xi and 134 numbered pages interspersed with 161 B&W figures, and followed by 64 full-page B&W plates, plus full index.. All plates full page. With the small and handsome sticker of the original bookseller, T. Z. Shiota, to the front pastedown and, to the opposite FEP slight off-setting marks, quite minor. Else an immensely clean volume, with evidence of moderate shelf life. Gently read. No remainder marks. No DJ is present. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Tomb of Painted Basket of Lo-Lang, Detailed Report of Acrhaeological Research, Volume I, Koizumi, Akio; Hamada, Kosaku
56 Koizumi, Akio; Hamada, Kosaku The Tomb of Painted Basket of Lo-Lang, Detailed Report of Acrhaeological Research, Volume I
Keijo (Seoul), Korea Chosen Koseki Kenkyu Kwai 1934 First Edition Buckram Very Good Plus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Subtitle is: The Tomb of Painted Basket and Other Two Tombs of Lo-Lang, being a Report of the Excavations in the Season of 1931 Carried out by the Society of the Study of Korean Antiquities. Japanese text by Akio Koizumi and English résumé by Kosaku Hamada. Published by Chosen Koseki Kenkyu Kwai (The Society of the Study of Korean Antiquities). Presumed first and only printing. Published 1934. Printed and bound in Tokyo. All plates printed in Kyoto. This book has primary text in Japanese and secondary text in English. Charcoal-colored buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and a crisp orange-stamped image to front board depicting a seated figure in robes. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Immensely clean binding. 12.5 x 10 inches. As to the text in Japanese, with 23 and 111 and 8 numbered pages. Plates section of unnumbered pages, including CXXXI (131) numbered, full-page plates and 50 illustrations (mostly line drawings and a few rubbings). Plate I is a general map, in color, of the ancient cemeteries of Lo-Lang. Plate XXXII is a tipped-in color plate of tomb-chambers. Additionally there are nine full-color plates, especially emphasizing the painted basket itself. All other plates are collotype in sepia-tone or B&W. Additionally there are two color frontispiece plates present. Most color plates with tissue guards. Identification and brief commentary appears in Japanese and in English on each plate page. As to the text in English, with xi and 28 numbered pages. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Probably originally issued with a glassine dust jacket; no dust jacket is present. Overall a Very Good Plus to Near Fine copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. Early in the 20th century a great number of the ancient tombs of the T'ang Dynasty were excavated at Lo-Lang (also known as Lo-Yang) in present-day North Korea. During that ancient dynasty Lo-Lang was under Chinese control. In 1931 Tomb No. 116 of Nanseiri, among other Han Dynasty tombs, was selected for research, and this unexpectedly revealed the most wonderful remains, including a painted basket in the tomb's perfectly preserved wooden chambers. 
Price: 4950.00 USD
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Dragon & Horse. Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond, Koos de Jong
57 Koos de Jong Dragon & Horse. Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond
Hong Kong C A Design 2013 9627502928 / 9789627502920 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Volume Two only of two volumes. Lacking Volume One. Vol. Two is the Chinese translation of the English text in Vol. One. Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed and presumed bound in Hong Kong. Mustard yellow cloth binding. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 12 x 9 inches. 46 numbered pages, including 3 full-color, full-page plates and 1 full-color, full-page map. Heavy coated stock. An immensely clean copy, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-color, full-pictorial dust jacket, unclipped, slightly rubbed. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. With thanks to RugBooks and others for the following: "The focus of the book is on 'saddle rugs', i.e., under- and top-saddle rugs, saddle flaps and horse-blankets… the origin and development of the tack for horses and other riding and pack animals from the 5th century BCE up to the 20th century CE. It is based on a thorough research into representations of saddle rugs in Chinese painting, sculpture and applied arts. By comparison of these images with preserved saddle rugs, a useful typology could be developed, which is backed up by the structural analysis of the saddle rugs in the author's collection." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Dansk Glas 1925-1975, Lassen, Erik;Schluter, Mogens
58 Lassen, Erik;Schluter, Mogens Dansk Glas 1925-1975
Copenhagen, Denmark Nyt Nordisk Forlag 1975 8717020166 / 9788717020160 First Edition Leatherette Very Good Plus Very Good 
Text in Danish, not in English. Presumed first printing. Printed and bound in Denmark. Olive green leatherette binding, with crisp gold-stamped lettering to the spine and blind-stamped lettering to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12.25 x 8.5 inches. 64 numbered pages of text interspersed with 8 full-page color illustrations, followed by unnumbered pages of text with 187 B&W illustrations. Faint pencil erasure marks to upper corner of front FEP, else an exceptionally clean copy, and fairly tight. Gently read. No remainder marks. Handsome pictorial DJ, unclipped. Moderate rubbing to the DJ. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good DJ. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Paper and Printing in Ancient China, Laufer, Berthold
59 Laufer, Berthold Paper and Printing in Ancient China
New York, NY Burt 1973 0833747940 / 9780833747945 Reprint Buckram Very Good No Jacket Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
From the Burt Franklin bibliography & reference series. This is a reprint; the first edition of 1931 was issued in a limited edition of 250 copies only. Printed and presumed bound in the USA. Green buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 9.25 x 6 inches. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. With 33 numbered pages. Tiny stain at fore-edge of title page, else a very clean copy, inside and out, and quite tight. Gently read. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Tea Taste in Japanese Art, Lee, Sherman
60 Lee, Sherman Tea Taste in Japanese Art
New York, New York, U.S.A. Arno 1975 0405065655 / 9780405065651 Reprint Buckram Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
From the Asia Society Collection series. First published in Japan. Reprint of the 1963 edition. Printed and bound in Japan. Gorgeous decorative cloth binding in shades of brown, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 9.75 x 8.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 111 numbered pages. With 65 B&W illustrations, many full-page. A very clean copy, and quite tight. Appears unread. No dust jacket present. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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