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Chinese Sculpture and Works of Art 2002
41 Chinese Sculpture and Works of Art 2002
London, England A & J Speelman 2002 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Printed and bound in the UK. 12.5 x 10 inches. Brown cloth with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 123 numbered pages, including numerous full-color plates, many full-page and all on heavy coated stock. An exceptionally clean and tight copy. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. A Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Fernhill Park Collection
42 Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Fernhill Park Collection
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Chinese Porcelain Company 1991 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the auction catalog for a sale of October 3, 1991. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Hong Kong. Attractive pictorial wrappers. 11 x 7.5 inches. 52 numbered pages, featuring 225 lots and with numerous color illustrations. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. A very clean and tight copy. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. Included is a single-sided sheet being the official list of prices realized. The sheet in fine condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Chinese Works of Art and Furniture, 16 Nov. - 5 Dec. 1998
43 Chinese Works of Art and Furniture, 16 Nov. - 5 Dec. 1998
London, England Eskenazi 1998 187360906x / 9781873609064 First British Edition Decorative Cloth Fine Fine 
First printing of the first UK edition. Printed and bound in the UK. Primary text in English, and with secondary text in Chinese. Green cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. 48 numbered pages, with 10 featured art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous color plates, many full-page. An immensely clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Chu Ta: Selected Paintings & Calligraphy
44 Chu Ta: Selected Paintings & Calligraphy
Poughkeepsie, NY Vassar College Art Gallery 1972 First Edition Pamphlet Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog for an exhibition, 2 December 1972 - 28 January 1973 and 28 February - 14 April 1973. Printed by Hamilton Reproductions, Puughkeepsie, NY. Full-pictorial wrappers, lightly soiled but uncreased and with fairly sharp corners. 10 x 7 inches. Approximately 26 unnumbered pages of text and 27 unnumbered pages of B&W plates. A Very Good copy. Chu Ta [circa 1626-1705], a master of Individualistic and Eccentric painting, was a giant among his contemporaries. He created distinctive kinds of pictorial calligraphy reflecting an intensely personal quality of vision. Much of his life is as mysterious and undocumented as that of the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Sharaku. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Collection Ch. Gillot, deuxième partie, Estampes Japonaises et Livres Illustrés
45 Collection Ch. Gillot, deuxième partie, Estampes Japonaises et Livres Illustrés
Paris, France Hôtel Drouot 1904 First French Edition Half-Leather Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. A lovely copy of a scarce auction catalogue for the Japanese print collection of Charles Gillot [1853-1903], sold April 15, 16, 18, and 19, 1904. Please note that this is volume two only. 13 x 10 inches. Originally issued in tan wrappers. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in brown half calf with gold lettering to the hubbed spine, and with aubergine buckram hardboards. Moderately rubbed, especially along the edges of the leather. Almost no wear to the spine head and tail. Evidence of a little former dryness along the gutters. Corners fairly sharp if lower corners somewhat abraded. Text block firmly bound in. Marbled paper pastedowns and FEPs. 158 numbered pages. Approximately 43 heliogravure plates on semi-glossy white stock and one fold-out print in stunning color. Plates in very good to excellent condition. Almost all plates with tissue guards. A very clean volume inside and out. A Very Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. From the private library of Herbert McLean Evans, with his initials in soft pencil to the front board. Evans [1882-1971] was a highly regarded U.S. anatomist and embryologist. He was an ardent collector of rare books and of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Collection Ch. Haviland, Estampes Japonaises, Albums illustrés des Maîtres de l'Ukiyoyé
46 Collection Ch. Haviland, Estampes Japonaises, Albums illustrés des Maîtres de l'Ukiyoyé
Paris, France Hôtel Drouot 1923 Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 12.25 x 9 inches. A paperback with European over-wrappers. The over-wrappers and the first signature have detached from the text block. The remaining signatures are gradually loosening. Unbumped spine head and tail, with gently bumped lower front corner. With 107 numbered pages and with numerous B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. A small bookplate to the front cover and also to reverse of the front cover. All pages are somewhat age-toned. Else a clean copy, inside and out. The plain over-wrappers are brown and are printed in black lettering. A Good Plus copy. Also included is a pristine admissions card to the sale. This catalog details 562 lots of Japanese prints, illustrated books and paintings. From the private library of Herbert McLean Evans. Evans [1882-1971] was a highly regarded U.S. anatomist and embryologist. He was an ardent collector of rare books and of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Collection Ch. Haviland, Laques du Japon des XVIIe, XVIIIe and XIXe siècles, Netsuke…, Sculpture, Armes…, Bronzes, &c. (Deuxiéme partie)
47 Collection Ch. Haviland, Laques du Japon des XVIIe, XVIIIe and XIXe siècles, Netsuke…, Sculpture, Armes…, Bronzes, &c. (Deuxiéme partie)
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1923 First Edition Paperback Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 12.25 x 9 inches. A paperback with European over-wrappers in cinnamon brown with black-stamped lettering. The front over-wrapper and the first FEP have detached from the text block, very cleanly, but are still present. The remaining text block has integrity. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, but note that the over-wrapper paper has largely perished along the lower half of the spine. With 61 numbered pages and with 12 full-page B&W plates, in collotype [?], corresponding to various lot numbers. All pages are somewhat age-toned. Else an impressively clean copy, inside and out. Downgraded to a Good Only copy on account of the detached cover. This catalog details 555 lots of Japanese objets d'art. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Courtly Millenniium, Art Treasures from the Konoe Family Collection
48 Courtly Millenniium, Art Treasures from the Konoe Family Collection
Tokyo, Japan Tokyo National Museum 2008 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the paperback edition, not the hardback. Presumed first paperback printing. Printed and bound in Japan. Primary text in Japanese, secondary text in English. Gorgeous illustrated wrappers. 11.75 x 8.75 inches. xxi and 313 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous color illustrations. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptional copy, very clean and tight. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Early Chinese Art: 8th Century BC-9th Century AD 6 June-8 July 1995
49 Early Chinese Art: 8th Century BC-9th Century AD 6 June-8 July 1995
London, England Eskenazi 1995 0950255688 / 9780950255682 First British Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First printing of the first UK edition. Printed and bound in the UK. Primary text in English, and with secondary text in Chinese. Green cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. 98 numbered pages, with 47 featured art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous color plates, many full-page, and with a map. An immensely clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Extremely scarce in any condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Early Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 13 June - 12 July 1974
50 Early Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 13 June - 12 July 1974
London, England Eskenazi 1974 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in the UK. Text in English. Pictorial wrappers. Slight rubbing at wrapper edges. Unbumped spine head and tail. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. 79 numbered pages, with various featured ceramic art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous full-page plates, most in B&W and a few in color. Very gently bumped lower pages, trivial. Else a very clean copy. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Exhibition of Chinese Arts, Special Sale, November 1, 1941 to April 30, 1942
51 Exhibition of Chinese Arts, Special Sale, November 1, 1941 to April 30, 1942
New York, New York, U.S.A. C. T. Loo, Inc. 1941 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale in New York commencing November 1, 1942. Printed and bound in the USA. 11 x 8.25 inches. Plain red paper wrappers, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper and to the spine. A tiny, 1/2 inch stain at the bottom of the front wrapper; else the wrappers are exceptionally clean. Attractive yapped edges to the wrappers, the edges with fairly minor wear. With unnumbered pages and with numerous full-page B&W photos of quite a few of the 976 lots scheduled for the sale. A very clean and attractive copy. Very gently read. A Very Good copy. Prominently featured are antique Chinese bronzes, jades, ceramics, and sculpture. 
Price: 525.00 USD
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Exhibition of Islamic Art
52 Exhibition of Islamic Art
San Francisco, CA M. H. De Young Memorial Museum 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Nn date but not before 1937. Date of exhibition given as February 24 to March 22. Printed and presumed bound by Carlisle, San Francisco. Black buckram spine, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Pea green paper hardboards with black-stamped lettering to the front board. Moderate soiling to the binding. Gently bumped spine head and tail and corners. 9.75 x 7 inches. With 70 numbered pages of text, including details for 267 exhibition items. Following the text section is an illustrations section with extensive plates, all on semi-glossy paper. Featured are miniature paintings, ceramics, bronze works and carpets. The half title page for the illustrations section with fingering marks. Moderate off-setting from the pastedowns to the opposite FEPs. Else a clean interior. A Good Plus copy. This exhibition of Islamic art is believed to have been the first of its kind to be brought to San Francisco. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics: Summer Exhibition 2011
53 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics: Summer Exhibition 2011
London, England Roger Keverne 2011 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Text in English. Handsome full-pictorial wrappers. 11 x 8.5 inches. 160 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous color illustrations, including some full-page. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptional copy, very clean and tight. Either unread or very gently read. Includes a list of prices realized. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Fine Asian Works of Art, December 20, 2011
54 Fine Asian Works of Art, December 20, 2011
San Francisco, CA Bonhams 2011 First Edition Paperback As New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bilingual in English and Chinese. Glossy paper wrappers. 10.25 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 256 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, with color plates throughout, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. An immensely clean and tight copy. Unread. An As New copy. A catalogue for a highly regarded sale of fine Asian art, held December 20, 2011. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Fine Chinese Art; Inder Rieden Chinese Porcelain; Anthony Evans Chinese Porcelain; Chinese Export Figures
55 Fine Chinese Art; Inder Rieden Chinese Porcelain; Anthony Evans Chinese Porcelain; Chinese Export Figures
London, England Bonhams 2011 First British Edition Paperback As New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a four-volume companion set of auction catalogs, Sale No. 18981, Bonhams, New Bond Street, London. 10 November 2011. Fine Chinese Art; The Inder Rieden Collection of Fine Chinese Porcelain; The Anthony Evans Collection of Later Chinese Porcelain; An Important Collection of Chinese Export Figures. Text commentary and with color illustrations throughout, many full-page. 10.5 x 8 inches. Paperback format with illustrated glossy paper wrappers. Unbumped spine heads and tails and with sharp corners. An immensely clean set of four volumes, inside and out. Complete with decorative portfolio case, boxed. An As New set, certainly unread. The sale featured Chinese works of art, with an emphasis on porcelain. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
56 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Hong Kong Bonhams 2014 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Hong Kong. Principal text in English and secondary text in Chinese. Gorgeous pictorial wrapper. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. 187 numbered pages featuring outstanding objects of Chinese ceramic and other art. Heavy coated stock with numerous color plates depicting over 200 lots. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. A lovely copy, very clean and tight. Almost certainly unread. A Fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hasterlik, Lester, Various, Sotheby's, September 17, 1996
57 Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hasterlik, Lester, Various, Sotheby's, September 17, 1996
New York, New York, U.S.A. Sotheby & Co. 1996 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Presumed first paperback printing. Printed and bound in the USA. Attractive pictorial wrappers. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. Unnumbered pages, with 246 lots described and with numerous accompanying color photographs. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. A very clean and tight copy. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. A catalog for an auction held by Sotheby's in New York on September 17, 1996. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Fine Chinese Works of Art and Snuff Bottles, Sotheby's, March 22-23, 1999
58 Fine Chinese Works of Art and Snuff Bottles, Sotheby's, March 22-23, 1999
New York, New York, U.S.A. Sotheby & Co. 1999 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Presumed first paperback printing. Printed and bound in the USA. Attractive pictorial wrappers. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. 212 numbered pages, with 448 lots described and with numerous accompanying color photographs. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. A very clean and tight copy. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. A catalog for an auction held by Sotheby's in New York on March 22-23, 1999. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Folk Paper Cut-Outs of Chekiang, China
59 Folk Paper Cut-Outs of Chekiang, China
Fine Manuscript 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
This is not a book. This item consists of 10 hand-cut, paper cut-outs of various flora-and-fauna combinations. made in Chekiang, China and imported through Montreal, Canada. Most of the cut-outs are bird-and-flower, a few are of other animals with plants. Bright colored paper of various colors. Size at largest diemnsions is smaller than 7 x 5 inches. Superb condition. Housed in a light-weight, custom envelope with titling in Chinese and English. Presumed made in 1970s or 80s. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Four Centuries of Fashion: Classical Kimono from the Kyoto National Museum
60 Four Centuries of Fashion: Classical Kimono from the Kyoto National Museum
San Francisco, CA Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1997 0939117096 / 9780939117093 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Hong Kong. Handsome full-pictorial color wrappers. 11.75 x 9 inches. 150 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with 100 color plates, many full-page, and also with several B&W illustrations. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Slight sunning near spine head. An exceptional copy, very clean and tight. Almost certainly unread. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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