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1 Catalogue des Objet d'Art et de bel'Ameublement, Principalement du XVIIIe Siècle… Tableaux Anciens... Meubles et Sièges… Dépendent de la Succession de Madame de Polès
Paris Galerie Jean Charpentier 1936 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi aquarelle, dessins, gouache, porcelaines, miniatures, bronzes, sculptures, etc. 17 et 18 Novembre 1936. 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. 11 x 9 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled wrappers with blue-stamped lettering. Some wrapper losses along the spine and chipping along the fore-edge. The text block has integrity. With 71 numbered pages and with LIX full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. Minimal age-toning to all pages. Mostly clean interior. Slipped in is a pristine admission card to the invitation-only preview for November 15, 1936. A Good Only copy. This catalog details 217 lots of art, including furniture, painting, statues, bronzes, etc. Sale date was November 17 and 18, 1936. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Catalogue des Objet d'Art et d'Ameublement, Principalement du XVIIIe Siècle, Tableaux Modernes... Appartenant à Monsieur X...
Paris Galerie Jean Charpentier 1935 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
28 Mai 1935. 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. 11 x 8.75 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled and spotted wrappers with brown-stamped lettering. The text block has integrity. Corners moderately bumped. Lower right corner and first several pages dog-earred. Fore-edge moderately worn. With 54 numbered pages and with XV full-page B&W plates. Plate XII is a double-page fold-out. This sale featured 114 lots. Moderate age-toning to the pages. Mostly clean interior. A Good Only copy. Featured artists included Breton, Corot, Chaplin, Vollon and others. Sale date was May 28, 1935. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Antiquités Ëygptiennes, Grecques et Romaines, Tableaux Anciens et Modernes…
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1934 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi sculptures, céramique des della Robbia, peintures et objets d'art de l'Extrême Orient, enluminures persanes et hindoues, textes persans, tapisserie. 26 et 27 Novembre 1934. 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. 11 x 8.75 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled and spotted wrappers with brown-stamped lettering. The text block has integrity. All four corners moderately bumped. With 50 numbered pages and with 16 full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. Moderate age-toning to the plates. Mostly clean interior. A Good Only copy. This catalog details 368 lots of art, including Chinese, Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, painting, statues, furniture, etc. Sale date was November 26 and 27, 1934. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Catalogue des Objets d'Art de la Chine, céramiques… tableaux, pastels, estampes… Objets d'Art et de Ameublement du XVIIIe Siècle…
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1934 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi argenterie, bronzes, flambeaux, pendules et tapisseries. 26 Novembre 1934. 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. 11 x 7.5 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled wrappers with black- and blue-stamped lettering. The text block has integrity. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. With 88 numbered pages and with 8 full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. No evidence of age-toning to the pages. Very clean. A Very Good copy. This catalog details 165 lots of art, including Chinese ceramics, French prints (especially by Bonnet), silver, and continental furniture. Sale date was November 26, 1934. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Catalogue des Bronzes Italiens et Français du XVIe et du XVIIe Siècle, Tableaux, Dessins du XVIIIe Siècle
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1934 First Edition Paperback Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi luminaires Régence, faïence, pâte tendre, porcelaine meubles et tapisseries. 4 Julliet 1934. 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. 10.75 x 7.25 inches. A paperback with age-darkened wrappers with black-stamped lettering. The rear wrapper with upper one-fourth missing. 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 32 numbered pages and with 9 full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. All text pages are lightly age-toned. Last two pages with 3 inch dog-ear fold to upper corner. Downgraded to a Good Minus copy on account of the wrapper condition. Rare in any condition. This catalog details 208 lots of art, including Italian and French bronzes, furniture, painting, ceramics and carpets. Sale date was July 4, 1934. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 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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7 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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8 The Notable Art Collection Belonging to the Estate of the Late Joseph Brummer, Parts I & II
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1949 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the two-volume catalog for sale nos. 1059 & 1069, held April 20-23 and May 11-14, 1949 by Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York. The sale prominently featured significant sculpture, bronzes, silver, textiles, furniture, enamels and pre-Columbian art from the collection of Joseph Brummer. 10 x 7 inches. Olive drab heavy stock paper wrappers with black lettering to the fronts and spines. Edge wear to wrappers on account of yapped edges. Gently read and fairly tight. 247 and 245 numbered pages. With numerous B&W illustrations. The text blocks are soldily attached to the bindings. No remainder marks. For a few of the lots the prices realized appear in a pencil hand in the margins. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Ju Ware of the Sung Dynasty; Chun Ware of the Sung Dynasty; Kuan Ware of the Sung Dynasty. First three volumes from the series, Porcelain of the National Palace Museum
Hong Kong Cafa Company Limited 1961 First Edition Buckram Very Good Very Good Minus Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
First printing of the first editions, 1961, 1961 and 1962. These are bilingual editions in English and in Chinese. Printed and presumed bound in Hong Kong. Cinnamon-colored buckram bindings, with crisp brown-stamped lettering to the spines and the front boards in Chinese and in English. 15.5 x 11 inches. Unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners, save for moderate bumping to upper corners of Ju. Strong hinges. Ju with 55 numbered pages of text, and with 24 unnumbered pages of plates. Chun with 91 pp. and 46 plates, Kuan with 61 pp. and 31 plates. No missing text pages or plates. All plates in color, some full-page, and on glossy, heavy stock. Chun with a bit of off-setting from the pastedowns to the opposite FEPs. Else very clean copies. All three volumes with the original pictorial dust jackets, unclipped. The DJs are sunned. The Chun DJ missing a very large piece on the rear and also some smaller chips to the spine. Lovely new Brodart DJ protectors on the three DJs. All in all Very Good volumes in Very Good Minus DJs. Scarce in any condition. From the series, Porcelain of the National Palace Museum. The series began in 1961 and contemplated 20 volumes. The first volume of the series was Ju Ware of the Sung Dynasty, the second volume was Chun Ware and the third was Kuan Ware. Because relatively few fine pieces of these wares have survived, the specimens that have been preserved in the National Palace Museum, as well as in the National Central Museum, constitute a unique collection. Many of the plates in these volumes reflect the original colors and the original sizes. Many of the bases are also illustrated. These volumes will be highly useful to the collector and the appraiser of fine Sung wares. 
Price: 2750.00 USD
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10 Walking a Tightrope: German Expressionist Printmaking 1904-1928
Grinnell, IA Grinnell College 2002 0960718214 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The Goldman Collection of German Expressionist Prints. Stated first printing. Printed and bound in the USA. Pictorial wrappers in charcoal, beinge and white. The wrappers are very clean and presentable. 9 x 9 inches. With vii and 52 numbered pages, and with numerous B&W print illustrations throughout. The book appears free of demerits. A Near Fine copy of a scarce publication. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum; with Engravings. Parts. III, IV, V, & XI
London, England The British Museum 1818 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Offered are four volumes [called "parts"] of an eleven-volume set, published serially between 1812 and 1861, and depicting classical marbles in the collection of The British Museum. Vol. III, 1818; Vol. IV, 1820; Vol. V, 1826; Vol. XI, 1861. These are not reproductions or facsimiles. Vol. IV with the watermark "Turkey Mills 1819," Vol. V with the watermark "Turkey Mills 1825," and Vol. XI with the watermark "J. Whatman 1860." 12.25 x 9.5 inches. Printed for The British Museum by G. and W. Nicol; J. Murray; Longman; et al. Primary text in English, with occasional notes in Latin and Greek. Light brownish-green plain paper-covered hardboards, with simple paper title labels on the spines and front covers. Vol. III with evident chipping/losses along the spine. Vol. XI with moderately bumped corners. Bindings generally very clean. Text blocks firmly bound in, but note that there is a crack between signatures in Vols. III and XI. Fore- and bottom edges moderately deckled to a handsome effect. Light to moderate offsetting to the pastedowns and opposite FEPs. Vol. III with unnumbered text pages, 2 double-page plates and 15 featured engravings. Vol. IV with 36 numbered text pages, and 38 featured engravings. Vol. V with 44 numbered text pages, a double-page plate and 13 featured engravings, one of which is in color. Vol. XI with 106 numbered text pages, a title page vignette (being Plate 51), and 52 featured engravings. All volumes with a title page vignette. Many of the text pages are unopened, hence unread. All plates on heavy-weight, card stock of rag content. Almost all pages and plates are virtually free of foxing or spotting or soiling. Quite a few sheets with a hint of age-toning at the edges, quite minor. On the whole a clean and attractive group of four volumes. A Very Good set of copies. Note that Vol. XI is particularly scarce. Various volumes in the series were edited by British Museum heads of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities; Coombe, Taylor, 1774-1826; Hawkins, Edward, 1780-1867; Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863; Birch, Samuel, 1813-1885. Includes Fourth Room marbles, Temple of Apollo Epicurious marbles, Fifth Room sepulchral monuments, and Eleventh and Twelfth Room marbles from the Townley collection. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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12 Joy Under the Blossoms: Lacquered Picnic Sets from the Osaka Municipal Museum of Art
Osaka, Japan Osaka Municipal Museum of Art 1997 Pamphlet Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog issued for an exhibition at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 17 April to 18 May 1997. A bilingual publication in English and Japanese. Stapled pamphlet format. Printed and bound in Japan. Handsome color pictorial wrappers, with some age fading along spine. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. With 21 numbered pages and with color illustrations on semi-glossy paper. Slight fanning at the corners, minor. A very clean copy. Rated a Very Good Minus copy. Hard to find in any condition. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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13 Beskrivelse over Danske Mynter og Medailler. I Den Kongelige Samling
Copenhagen, Denmark N. Møller og Sön 1791 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Jacket Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Fehrenholtz, G.; Bradt, F. L. 
Description of Danish Coins and Medals, the Royal Collection. Two volumes. First volume with title page dated 1791, Dansk Medailler og Mynter det Kongelige Kabinet. Second volume continues with part of the 1791 text and plates and also contains [in whole or in part] the addendum of 1794, Tillaeg til Beskrivelsen over Dansk Mynter og Medailler, I den Kongelige Samling. Edited by Georg Nielsen, Frederik Adam Müller and others. This substantial work was printed in antiqua by the Danish printer Nicolaus Møller. The large vignettes of the title page and of the introduction [Indledning] page of the first volume were engraved (and possibly drawn) by F.L. Bradt. The title page, in neo-classic style, and the part-title pages were engraved by G. Fehrenholtz. Elephant folio. 17 x 12 inches (424 x 289 mm). LXIV, 240; [ii], 619-812, [2] pages, with 91 full-page engraved plates in the first volume and with 118 full-page engraved plates in the second volume. According to some sources, but unconfirmed, there were 344 engraved plates in the complete three-volume edition, i.e., the two-volume set issued in 1791 and the supplement issued in 1794; missing in this copy offered for sale are, presumably, text pages 241-618 and corresponding plates for C. IV, F. III and C. V. Rebound. Bindings appear to be circa 1940s or 50s. Rust colored buckram binding, with spines lettered in gilt. Moderately bumped spine heads and tails and corners. As to each volume there is a crack between two gatherings [between the half title page and the title page of the first volume and between pages 600 and 641 of the second volume]. More a cosmetic issue than a structural issue, as the text blocks remain firmly attached to the bindings. Strong and fairly thick paper, not brittle or fragile. Occasional light spotting to the pages and plates, much less than one might expect in volumes of this age, and with most plates free of any spotting or soiling. First and only edition of the principal work on Danish numismatics. This monumental work is illustrated with finely engraved plates based on the massive collections of historical coins and medallions held in the Danish Royal Collection. Featured are coins and medallions of kings of the Oldenburg line, beginning with Christian I and ending with Christian VII, who was on the throne at the time of publication of this book. Featured are Christian I, Hans, C. II, Frederick I, C. III, and F. II. Largely absent are C. IV, F. III and C. V. [except for Plate III, Vol. II, Section "Samling af Medailler over Kongerne af den Oldenborgske Stamme" and Plates I-III, Vol. II, "Sigiller"] Continuing with F. IV, C. VI, F. V, and C. VII. The edition of 1791 consisted of two volumes: Text-volume: LXIV, 819, (4) pp. Plate-volume: engraved title page, 17 engraved part-titles and 319 (all) full page engraved plates. The edition of 1794 was an addendum or supplement and consisted of title page [2] 36 pages of text and, apparently, up to 25 full page plates. Bibliotheca Danica II:587. Slipped in is a lovely copy of the catalog, Ancient, English and Foreign Coins and Medallions, Christie's London, December 8, 1987, in which a similar copy of this book was listed at Lot 316. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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14 Iraq, Volume XXXVI, Parts 1 & 2, In Honour of Sir Max Mallowan
London, England British School of Archaeology in Iraq 1974 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed in England by Stephen Austin and Sons. Original plain paper wrappers in a soft blue-green color, with fairly crisp black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper and to the spine. Yapped edges. The wrappers remain intact. Moderate spine lean nearing the top of the text block. Previous owner name in neat ink hand at the top of the front wrapper, else the wrappers are exceptionally clean and presentable. 10.75 x 7.5 inches. Heavy-weight, semi-glossy paper. With 264 numbered pages, and with LVI B&W plates, including schematics, maps, drawings and archival photos, and with 23 B&W figures in the text. Very light semi-crease to the last pages, quite minor. Else the book appears free of demerits. A Very Good copy. Much of the content focuses on Ancient Assyria, its history, archaeology and ethnography. The majority of the articles are in English but a few are in German and a few in French. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Early Mining and Metallurgy on the Western Central Iranian Plateau: The First Five Years of Work (Archäologie in Iran und Turan, Band 9)
Mainz am Rhein, Germany Verlag Philipp von Zabern 2011 3805343426 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Primary text in English and secondary text in Farsi. Printed and bound in Germany. Semi-glossy paper-covered hardboards, with crisp white-stamped lettering. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. VIII and 728 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous illustrations, figures and maps, many in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certaianly unread. No DJ, presumably as issued.. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 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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17 Korean Arts, Vol. I, Painting and Sculpture
Seoul, Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1956 First Edition Thus Paperback Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in South Korea 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Plain paper light blue wrappers, much faded to a brownish-beige. Black-stamped lettering to the front and to the spine. The wrapper area along the spine is lightly creased. With 219 numbered pages, and with 98 featured works of art, one in color and 97 in monochrome, all full-page on semi-glossy stock. A clean copy all in all. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Chinese Bronzes of the Shang (1766-1122 B.C.) through the T'ang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906)
New York, New York, U.S.A. Metropolitan Museum of Art 1938 First Edition Paperback Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Issued October 1938. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Plain paper blue wrappers, much faded. "Chinese Bronzes" in crisp black stamped to the front and also with simple drawing of a Chinese bronze. Note that the front wrapper has completely detached from the spine. With xxxii and 29 numbered pages. Followed by a plates section illustrating approximately 48 of the 372 items on exhibit. All plates are monochrome, full-page, on semi-glossy stock. A clean copy all in all. At the top of the half title page, in a neat ink hand, previous owner name and address. A Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. An exhibition lent by American collectors and museums and shown in Gallery D6 from October 19 through November 27, New York, 1938. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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19 Kinrei-zuka, Old Tomb at Kisarazu in the Province of Kazusa (Chiba Prefecture)
Chiba, Japan The Chiba Prefectural Board of Education 1951 Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a bilingual edition in English and in Japanese, the principal text being in Japanese. Printed in Japan. medium gray cloth spine, with crisp, black-stamped lettering to the spine Ivory-colored paper hardboards, with black-stamped lettering front and back. The binding is generally clean. 10.25 x 7.25 inches. Moderately bumped spine tail, and with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. With color frontispiece,162 numbered pages, XXXV full-page plates (Plates I, II & III are in color), plus iv and v pages. All color plates are full-page and on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. No remainder marks. The text pages are somewhat age-darkened. Else a clean copy. No DJ, [as issued?]. A Very Good Minus copy. This book is a study of an early Eighth Century tomb. "Generally speaking, the ancient tombs found in Japan are said to have been built during the period between the Third and Eighth Centuries... The cultural center in the ancient-tomb age was in Yamato and the present Tokyo district was remote from the center of cultural activity... The practices of burying valuable things in the tomb still persisted in the provinces for some time, even after they had been abandoned in the Yamato district following the advent of Buddhism." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Ars Asiatica XIV, Peintures Chinoises et Japonaises de la Collection Ulrich Odin
Paris Les Editions G. van Oest 1929 First French Edition Paperback Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Achevé d'ímprimer le 22 août 1929 sur les presses de Protat Frères, Macon. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. NOT ex library. Printed and bound in France. Issued August 22, 1929, by Protat Frères, Macon. This is from an unstated limitation; probably not more than 5,000 copies. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Large folio, 13.75 x 10.25 inches. This is a paperback bound in European wrappers. Light age-fading to the wrappers and moderate soiling only. Crisp gilt- and black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper and spine. Front with black outline drawing of a seated figure. Almost no bumping to the spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. The text block is firmly bound in. With 62 pages of text followed by LXIV full-page, heliotype plates, the plates printed by L. Marotte. Pages 22-59 contain the commentaries corresponding to the plates. This book presents very well. Note that several of the pages are unopened, as issued. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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21 Ars Asiatica XII, Les collections archéologiques du Musée National de Bangkok
Paris Les Editions G. van Oest 1928 First French Edition Paperback Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Achevé d'ímprimer le 20 juin 1928 sur les presses de Protat Frères, Macon. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. NOT ex library. Printed and bound in France. Issued June 20, 1928, by Protat Frères, Macon. This is from an unstated limitation; probably not more than 5,000 copies. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Large folio, 13.75 x 10.25 inches. This is a paperback bound in European over-wrappers. Light age-fading to the wrappers but very little soiling. Crisp black-stamped lettering to the front over-wrapper and spine. Front with photo-reproduction of a bust in a dark greenish hue. Almost no bumping to the spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. The top three inches of the front wrapper and over-wrapper are separating near the spine head, not threatening the overall integrity of the binding. Sewn binding, with 36 pages of text followed by XL full-page, heliotype plates, the plates printed by L. Marotte. Opposite each plate are commentaries corresponding to the plates. In the bottom corner of the last several pages, not into the text or images, are several tiny raised bumps, as if blind-stamped. Cause undetermined and merely a cosmetic consideration. A few speckles of light foxing to the prelliminaries. This book presents very well. Note that several of the pages are unopened, as issued. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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22 Traditional Chinese Dwellings of Shanxi; Family Houses in the Huizhou Style in Southern Anhui; Old Houses Owned By Ordinary People, Changjiang River;
China Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House 1995 Presumed First Edition Buckram Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Nine volumes: Traditional Chinese Dwellings of Shanxi, Vols. 1 & 2; Lao Fang Zi Shan Xi Min Ju. Family Houses in the Huizhou Style in Southern Anhui, Vols. 1 & 2; Lao Fang Zi Wan Nan Hui Pai Min Ju. Old Houses Owned By Ordinary People, Changjiang River; Lao Fang Zi Jiang Man Shui Xiang Min Ju. Traditional Chinese Dwellings of Fujian, Vols. 1 & 2; Lao Fang Zi Fujian Min Ju. Timbered Structures of the Dong Minority Nationality; Lao Fang Zi Dongzu Mulou. Overhanging Houses of the Tujia Nationality; Lao Fang Zi Tujia Diao Jaolou. This is a bilingual edition in Chinese and in English. Printed and bound in China. Published in the 1990s. Black buckram hardboard bindings, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering. 8.5 x 6 inches. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with fairly sharp corners. Regarding Overhanging Houses of the Tujia Nationality, note that the textblock is starting to separate from the binding near the rear hinge. Each volume with several pages of Chinese text and with many unnumbered pages of B&W archival photo illustrations on coated stock. Volumes are generally very clean and tight, with moderate shelf life. Gently read. No remainder marks. Lovely pictorial DJs, unclipped, with moderate rubbing and scant edge wear. Very Good copies in Very Good DJs. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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23 Sekai Toji Zenshu, Vol. 10, China: Sung and Liao Dynasties
Tokyo, Japan Zauho Press 1955 Presumed First Edition Buckram Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is Volume 10 of the series, Sekai Toji Zenshu, Catalogue of World's Ceramics. China: Sung and Liao Dynasties. Published jointly by the Charles E. Tuttle Company and by the Zauho Press and the Kawade Shobo. Principal text in Japanese, with a bilingual bibliography in Japanese and English. Bound in light cinnamon buckram, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and with blind-stamped design to the front board. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Gently bumped spine tail, and with fairly sharp corners. Text block firmly bound. No missing or loose pages. 319 + 15 numbered pages, with 20 full-page full-color plates, most with tissue guards. Also with 120 B&W plates, plus smaller B&W figures. All on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. Moderate age spotting to the pastedowns and opposite FEPs. Else a very clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. No DJ. A Good copy. Also included is the original, 15-page English language prospectus for this edition, containing a table of contents for the book, an essay about ceramic art in the Sung Dynasty, a description of the color plates, and a list of the monochrome plates. 
Price: 111.00 USD
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24 An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume I, Ebvracvm [Eburacum]
London, England Royal Commission on Historical Monuments 1962 First British Edition Buckram Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First edition. Printed and bound in England. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Olive drab buckram boards, and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. A bit of shelf rubbing at the very top and bottom edges. Textblock firmly bound in. T.E.G. With xlii and 168 numbered pages. Color frontispiece tipped in. With numerous full-page plates, mostly archival photos, in monochrome. All plates on glossy stock. Also with numerous B&W figures and drawings. Slipped in to the rear pocket is a pristine fold-out map showing the position of monuments and burials in Roman York. An immensely clean book, inside and out. Full-pictorial dust jacket is present. Not price-clipped. Chipping to the spine head and a cleanly repaired tear at the spine tail. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus dust jacket. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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25 Chinese Pottery of the Han, T'ang and Sung Dynasties, Owned and Exhibited by Parish-Watson & Co., Inc.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parish-Watson & Co., Inc. 1917 First American Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
From an unstated limitation, probably not in excess of 2,000 copies. Printed by the De Vinne Press, USA. Presumed bound in the USA. NOT ex-library. 12.75 x 10 inches. Light olive drab buckram spine, with olive green paper covered hardboards. With fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and faded lettering to the spine. The binding with gentle bumping and wear at the spine head and tail, and moderate bumping and abrasion at the corners. Light soiling to the binding but overall an attractive binding. Text block is securely bound in. With highly deckled fore- and bottom edges to an attractive effect. With 109 numbered pages. Handsome laid paper, presumed hand-made, watermarked Etruria, Italy. With 17 full-page, full-color plates tipped in, as called for. The plates on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. The plates protected by tissue guards. A fair amount of page waviness at the extremities, NOT moisture damage. A little age-spotting or toning to the preliminaries but the interor remarkably clean on the whole. Front pastedown with previous owner name in a neat ink hand. Else a clean copy. A Good copy, 
Price: 185.00 USD
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26 Pompei e gli architetti francesi dell'ottocento
Roma, Italia Ecole francaise de Rome 1981 2902545258 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano, non in inglese. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian, not in English. First printing. Printed by Arte Tipografica, 7 March 1981. Full pictorial wrappers, very clean, with minor bumping to the front corners. Wrappers fan slightly. Spine appears unbroken. 9 x 8.25 inches. With xxvii and 373 numbered pages, and with numerous color and B&W plates, illustrations and perspective drawings. A very clean copy. Gently read. No remainder marks. A Very Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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27 Nouveau Indicateur des Distances des principals villes du Royaume des Pays-Bas [map/table]
Rotterdam, Holland Chez Arbon & Krap 1826 Very Good Minus Map Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Zürcher, J. C. 
Proposé à la vente est une carte antique, Nouveau Indicateur des Distances des principals Villes du Royaume des Pays-Bas. Publiée à Rotterdam par Chez Arbon & Krap. 1826. Carte gravée sur cuivre par J. C. Zürcher. Tableau répondant très-distinctement au but que le titre mentionne. Les coleurs différentes des diverses colonnes facilitent la recherché des distances. Quelques petites taches sombres dispersés, pas réputés être rousseurs. En outre, mystérieusement, quelques petits trous, parfaitement ronds. Flou marque, environ à la marge supérieure, pas dans la plaque. Sinon une feuille remarquablement propre. This is an attractive, copper-engraved 19th century table of distances regarding principal towns and cities in Belgium, more or less equivalent to the former Royaume des Pays-Bas. Engraved by J. C. Zürcher [1794-1882]. For ease of reading the columns are variously in light green, light yellow and light pink. Published in Rotterdam by chez Arbon & Krap. 1826. Believed first engraved and published in 1820. Includes publisher's small blindstamp. The table of distances, outlined in black, about 15 x 19 inches. The sheet measures about 19 x 24 inches. Presumed rag content paper. There are two gentle fold marks, one horizontal and one vertical, such that when fully folded the measurement is about 9.5 x 12 inches. A few scattered tiny dark spots, not deemed to be foxing. Also, mysteriously, a few tiny, perfectly round holes. Faint tidewater mark, about 3.5 x 1.5 inches, to the upper margin, not into the plate. Else a remarkably clean sheet. A Very Good Minus copy of a somewhat scarce item. After the Belgian revolution and succession [1830-39] the term Royaume des Pays-Bas was used to refer to the southern, or Belgium, provinces of the greater Netherlands. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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28 Tyrol [map], 19th Century
Very Good Minus Map 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is a charming, copper-engraved [?] 19th century map of the Austrian Tyrol and surrounding provinces. This is a topographical map and also features nation-state boundaries. Undated but presumed mid-19th century: no earlier than 1816 and no later than 1883. The map contains neither a legend nor other attributions as to the publisher or date of publication. Likely published and printed in Austria, or perhaps Germany, given that the names of provinces and major cities are rendered in German, as in Mailand for Milano, Venedig for Venezia, etc. This is a medium-sized fold-out map of 8 sections. Each section is approximately 8.5 x 5.75 inches and is backed onto linen [or linen-like] material. When unfolded the approximate dimensions of the map are 17.25 inches high by 23.5 inches wide. Latitudes and longitudes are indicated along the margins. Various provinces are outlined with hand-colored borders. The Tyrol is in blue, Salzburg and Venedig are in red, Lombardey and the Kingdom of Illyria are in yellow. Lightest age-toning to the map. Overall exceptionally clean. The linen reverse with very light soiling here and there. On one of the linen panels in a small neat ink hand, "Tirol." [sic] A Very Good Minus copy. One clue about the date of the map is that the Kingdom of Illyria [1816-1849] is clearly shown at lower right and conforms to known maps for the period. The kingdom, incidentally, appears to be designated, somewhat sentimentally, as Illyria-römisch. Another clue about the date of the map is that the lines of longitude do not conform to the Greenwich Prime Meridian. For example, Zurich should be approximately 47.4 North and 8.5 East [of the Prime Meridian]. However, according to this map, the longitude of Zurich is approximately 26 East. It follows that Paris would have a longitude of 20, using that system. In fact in 1634, Cardinal Richelieu used the westernmost island of the Canaries, Ferro, 19° 55' west of Paris, as the choice of meridian. Unfortunately, the geographer Delisle decided to round this off to 20°, so that it simply became the meridian of Paris disguised. As late as 1883 Austria and Germany were using Greenwich for sea charts but were using Ferol for land maps. This practice changed when in 1884, at the International Meridian Conference held in Washington, D.C., 22 countries voted to adopt the Greenwich meridian as the prime meridian of the world. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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29 Jan Yoors Tapestries
New York, NY Jan Yoors Studio 1981 Presumed First Edition Unbound Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Yoors, Jan 
A catalogue of art works created in the last years of the artist's life and assembled as a tribute after his death. Undated but presumed 1981. The publication's copyright date is 1981. Moreover, a heavy glassine insert, perhaps unique to this copy, states, in a neat ink hand, "With all our good wishes for Christmas [1981] and for all of 1982." Presumed printed in the USA. Technically ex library but with almost no ex-library marks. The glassine insert has a "received" stamp in light ink dated December 30, 1981, and there is also a discreet library stamp on the reverse blank side of the first sheet of illustrations. We can find no other markings, ex library or otherwise. Plain beige paper wrappers, lettered in black on both sides. The wrappers with repairs in clear tape to the spine. Oblong, 8.25 x 11.5 inches, unfolded. Reproduced here are lithograph cartoons of actual tapestries created and woven by the artist. With 13 sheets of heavy matte paper in the form of broadsides, i.e., with printing on one side only, the sheets measuring 8.25 x 23 inches unfolded. The first double-sheet is a B&W key to the 19 tapestry cartoons featured in this publication. The remaining twelve double-sheets with large-format reproductions of all 19 cartoons in vivid color. Apart from the two ex-library marks noted and the amateur tape repairs to the wrapper this is an exceptionally clean copy. A Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition. The following is excerpted from the wrapper notes: "Jan Yoors [1922-1977] was a writer, photographer and sculptor, as well as a tapestry artist. He was his own designer, he made his own cartoons, and he was his own artisan in his own studio. At the time of his death Yoors left behind a number of working cartoons which he had yet to translate into tapestries. After his death his wife continued to execute these working cartoons." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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30 Verve, the French Review of Art, Volume Two (2), Numbers Five (5) and Six (6)
Paris Éditions de la Revue Verve 1939 First American Edition Paperback Good Plus Magazine/Periodical Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
This is the English language edition of Verve, an artistic and literary quarterly, Vol. 2, Nos. 5-6, Paris, July-October 1939. Note that two of the articles are in French: La tiare écrite and Visages réels ou imaginaires. Special double World's Fair issue. Printed in Paris. Typography and process color work, Imprimerie des Beaux-Arts, heliogravure in colors, Draeger Frères, heliogravure in black and white, Néogravure Lithography, Mourlot Frères. 14 x 10.5 inches. Cover illustrations back and front by Aristide Maillol. Wear along the edges of the wrappers. Note that the front cover is completely detached and has two tears to the top left corner and a large crease at the bottom right corner. The spine has largely perished. The sewn threads of the binding of the text block are loosening. With 178 pages, many of which are unnumbered. (A printer's error lists p. 120 as p. 20.) Contents include Texts, Paintings, Illuminations, Lithographs in Color, Drawings, Paintings, Statues and Photographs. With all color lithographs called for, including Guys (4), Braque, Rouault, Derain (2), Leger, Bonnard (2), Matisse (2) Klee, and bas-reliefs (2). Also with numerous color and monochrome illustrations. We can find no missing illustrations or pages. The interior is generally very clean except that, oddly, at some point in the past, two sheets (illustrations?) were crudely taped in, one to the reverse of the front wrapper and the other to the reverse of the rear wrapper. Those taped-in sheets are now missing and, as the tape decomposed and yellowed over the years, have left crude tape remnants. The tape marks transferred to the front title page and to the rear FEP. In any case all the color lithographs are impressively clean and intact, as are the illustrations in general. Rated a Good Plus copy. One of France's most famous art periodicals, and published from 1937 to 1960, Verve is renowned for the quality of its production and the breadth of subject matter. 
Price: 555.00 USD
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31 Form of Funeral Ceremony, Castle of Sorrow, and Dedication Ceremony for Knights of the Golden Eagle
Baltimore, MD 1890 Cloth Good Minus 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Presumed early edition, possibly a first. Printed by James Young. Olive drab cloth binding. Blind-stamped covers with gilt-stamped lettering on the front cover. Some spotting and soiling to the binding. . 5.75 x 4.5 inches. The text block is present but is disbound. With 18 numbered pages. Minor age toning and scattered light marginal smudging, else a clean interior. Rated a Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. With thanks to Wikipedia for the following: "The Knights of the Golden Eagle was a fraternal organization founded in Baltimore in 1872. The order's original objectives were to help its members find employment and aid them while unemployed. Membership was open to white males over 18, without physical or mental handicaps, who were able to write and support themselves, were law abiding of sound moral character and of the Christian faith. There was a female auxiliary called the Ladies of the Golden Eagle. In the early years of its existence the group received assistance from other secret societies and fraternal groups. The Odd Fellows helped them become established in Philadelphia in 1875 and the Knights of Pythias helped them become established in Massachusetts in 1880. Local lodges were called Castles, statewide structures were called Grand Castles, and the overall group Supreme Castle. In the early 1920s the Knights were headquartered at 814-816 North Broad Street, Philadelphia. The last known headquarters of the group was in North Wales, Pennsylvania." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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32 Livres Précieux, Catalogue No. XXII
Chartres, France Librairie Sourget 2000 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" 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 and bound in France by Durand. Photography by Dan Maronet, Studio Angles. Handsome blue cloth binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 9 x 12 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 354 numbered pages. With numerous color plates, some full page, on heavy coated stock. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. Gorgeous full-pictorial dust jacket, including the over-sized flaps. This volume includes a list of asking prices for the books on offer. A Near Fine copy in a Nead Fine DJ. This catalog features an offering of fine books ranging over a period of several centuries, 1250-1920. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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33 Manuscrits Enluminés et Livres Précieux, 1280-1930, Catalogue No. XXI
Chartres, France Librairie Sourget 2000 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce catalogue propose une vente de beaux livres et manuscrits enluminés allant de Philippe le Bel à Proust. 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 and bound in France by Durand. Photography by Dan Maronet, Studio Angles. Handsome blue cloth binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Slight spine lean. 9 x 12 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 616 numbered pages. With numerous color plates, some full page, on heavy coated stock. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. Gorgeous full-pictorial dust jacket, including the over-sized flaps. A Near Fine copy in a Nead Fine DJ. This catalog features an offering of fine books and illuminated manuscripts ranging from Philippe le Bel to Proust. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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34 Mingei: Two Centuries of Japanese Folk Art
Japan The Japan Folk Crafts Museum 1995 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Japan. A bilingual publication with text in English and in Japanese. Handsome full-pictorial color wrappers, European style. 11.75 x 9 inches. 207 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with 139 full-page color plates and also with B&W illustrations. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptional copy, very clean and tight. Almost certainly unread. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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35 From the Collections of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, III [Third Volume]
Copenhagen Ejnar Munksgaard 1942 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Text sections variously in English, German and French. Not ex library. 11.25 x 7.75 inches. A paperback with pale gray wrappers with yapped edges. The plain wrappers are printed in black lettering. Unbumped spine head and gently bumped tail, with gently bumped corners impressing the top corner of the pages, quite minor. 1 inch tear to the front wrapper along the spine head, a cosmetic issue only and hardly noticeable. With xvi and 420 numbered pages. With numerous monochrome archival photos, line drawings and plates detailing items from the inventory of the museum. The book with no age-toning apparent. Many unopened pages, hence unread. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. The third catalogue from a series of catalogues highlighting collections of art and antiquities acquired by the Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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36 Art de la Chine, Vernissage
Paris Beurdeley & Cie. 1991 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for an exhibtion for sale from November 6-28, 2003. Printed and bound in France. Charcoal-colored plain wrappers. Scuffing at spine head and upper corner. 10.25 x 7.5 inches. With unnumbered pages featuring 31 works of Chinese art. With color plates on semi-glossy stock. Internally very clean, and rather tight. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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37 Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty
London, England The Arts Council of Great Britain 1964 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for an exhibtion for sale from November 6-28, 2003. Printed and bound in the UK. Attractive light cranberry-colored plain wrappers, with crisp purple-stamped lettering. 11 x 8.5 inches. With approximately 48 unnumbered pages of text. With 12 B&W full-page plates on semi-glossy stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and rather tight. No remainder marks. Very gently read. A Very Good Plus copy. A catalog itemizing 464 various works of Chinese art from the Ch'ing Dynasty. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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38 Radiance from the East: Works of Art from India, China and Southeast Asia
London, England Jonathan Tucker Antonia Tozer Asian Art 2004 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for an exhibtion for sale from November 6-28, 2003. Printed and bound in the UK. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. With several unnumbered pages, and featuring 10 Asian works of art, mostly sculpture. With numerous full-color, full-page plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. A price list sheet slipped in. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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39 Bibliothèque d'architecture d'un amateur: De VITRUVE à LEDOUX,
Paris Alde 2014 First Edition Cloth Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the catalog for a fine books sale of 6 March 2014. This is not a bilingual edition; text in French only. Royal blue cloth binding with crisp, silver-stamped lettering, and with pictorial paper label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and very gently bumped tail, with sharp corners. 12 x 9 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 267 numbered pages. With numerous illustrations, mostly in color and some full-page, on semi-glossy stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Estimations list laid in. This is a gorgeous copy in Near Fine condition. This sale consisted of selections from the architecture library of a sophisticated collector. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Reliure de l’éditeur pleine toile bleu, 267 pp., illustrations en couleurs. Exemplaire en superbe état. Catalogue de la vente, Paris, Hôtel Meurice, 6 mars 2014 
Price: 60.00 USD
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40 The Cathedral City of Constantinople. Vol. 1: Constantinople - The Patriarchal Cathedrals. Vol. 2: Chalcedon - The Historic Bishopric of Bithynia.
Alimos, Greece Militos 1996 First Edition Buckram Near Fine No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
This is a bilingual publication in Greek and in English. Complete in two volumes. One of an unstated limitation, probably not exceeding 1,000 copies. Printed and bound in Greece. Folio, 13.25 x 9.75 inches. As to each volume, handsome royal blue buckram binding, with image to the front board and crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine heads and tails, and with sharp corners. Text blocks firmly bound in. Lovely patterned pastedowns and FEPs. Vol. I with 63 numbered text pages, followed by numerous unnumbered pages of plates. Vol. I with 43 numbered text pages, followed by numerous unnumbered pages of plates. All plates in vivid color, with many full-page, and all on heavy, semi-glossy stock. Immensely clean inside and out, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. No dust jackets, as issued. In the original custom box. The lidded box with royal blue paper over hardboards. The bottom corner of the box, formerly loose where the fore-edge meets the bottom-edge, has been deftly repaired with color-matched bindery cloth tape. The box remains quite serviceable and in any event has done an excellent job of preventing any harm to the two volumes. A Near Fine set of volumes in a Very Good box. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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41 Opulence and Desire, the Tang Dynasty, Spring 2005
New York, New York, U.S.A. Weisbrod Chinese Art, Ltd. 2005 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Hardback edition with black paper-covered hardboards, with crisp silver-stamped lettering. Unbumped and immaculate. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 131 numbered pages, with color plates throughout, many full page, a few, pull-out, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. An immensely clean and tight copy. Note that the pull-out page for Lot 42 with traces of a very neat vertical semi-crease towards the fore-edge, deemed minor. Presumed unread. With a handsome full-pictorial dust jacket. A Near Fine copy in a Fine DJ. Offered for sale were 42 lots, mostly works in ceramics. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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42 Important Chinese Works of Srt: The Collection of Mr. And Mrs. Richard C. Bull, 6 December 1983
New York, New York, U.S.A. Sotheby's 1983 First Edition Decorative Boards Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is Auction No. 5122. Strictly speaking not a bilingual publication; however, there are footnotes in Chinese as to each lot number. Hardback edition with black cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering. Unbumped and exceptionally clean. 9.5 x 9 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Unnumbered pages, with color plates throughout, many full page, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. Small, neat sticker of previous bookseller to the rear pastedown, else an immensely clean and tight copy. Very gently read. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Offered for sale in this auction were 286 lots, including numerous bronze works. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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43 The Edward Wrangham Collection of Japanese Art, Part VI, 10 November 2015
London, England Bonhams 2015 First Edition Decorative Boards Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is Auction No. 22338. Bilingual publication in English and in Japanese. Hardback edition with paper-covered hardboards, with color illustration front and back and with crisp white-stamped lettering. Unbumped and immaculate. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 127 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, with color plates throughout, many full page, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. An immensely clean and tight copy. Unread. A Fine copy. Offered for sale in this auction were 166 lots, including sword fittings, netsuke, inro and lacquare ware. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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44 Exceptional Chinese Art from a European Private Collection, 3 December 2015
Hong Kong Bonhams 2015 First Edition Decorative Boards Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is Auction No. 23439. Bilingual publication in English and in Chinese. Hardback edition with paper-covered hardboards, with color illustration front and back and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering. Unbumped and immaculate. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 87 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, with color plates throughout, many full page, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. An immensely clean and tight copy. Unread. A Fine copy. Offered for sale in this auction were 18 choice lots, such as an exceptionally rare period flambé-glazed "eight trigrams" moonflask. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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45 Rare and Desirable Western Americana, Collection of Dr. Lester E. Bauer
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1958 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is the catalog for sale no. 1860 held December 2 and 3, 1958 by Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York. The sale prominently featured significant books and other printed matter on Western Americana from the collection of Dr. Lester E. Bauer. 9.25 x 6 inches. Beige heavy stock paper wrappers with red lettering to the front and spine. Edge wear to wrappers on account of yapped edges. Gently read and fairly tight. 137 numbered pages. With a few B&W illustrations. The text block is soldily attached to the binding. No remainder marks. For most lots the prices realized appear in a neat ink or pencil hand in the margins. Also with a list of Prices Realized slipped in. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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46 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Winter Exhibition 8 November 2001
London, England Roger Keverne 2001 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 112 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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47 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Winter Exhibition 7 November 2002
London, England Roger Keverne 2002 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 119 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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48 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Winter Exhibition 2 November 2006
London, England Roger Keverne 2006 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 159 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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49 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Winter Exhibition 1 November 2007
London, England Roger Keverne 2007 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 159 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. One inch wide horizontal strip of barely tangible rippling across the wrappers, scarcely noticeable. Still a Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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50 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Winter Exhibition 6 November 2003
London, England Roger Keverne 2003 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 120 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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51 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Summer Exhibition 20 June 2001
London, England Roger Keverne 2001 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 112 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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52 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Summer Exhibition 13 June 2002
London, England Roger Keverne 2002 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 112 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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53 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Summer Exhibition 15 June 2007
London, England Roger Keverne 2007 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 119 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results is slipped in. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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54 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Summer Exhibition 12 June 2003
London, England Roger Keverne 2003 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 119 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results slipped in. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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55 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Summer Exhibition 17 June 2005
London, England Roger Keverne 2005 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 127 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results slipped in. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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56 Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Summer Exhibition 16 June 2006
London, England Roger Keverne 2006 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalogue for a sale of June 16, 2006. Printed and bound in the UK. The book is bound in full-pictorial European wrappers, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. With 143 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. A sheet with sales results slipped in. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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57 Four Centuries of Fashion: Classical Kimono from the Kyoto National Museum
San Francisco, CA Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1997 0939117096 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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58 Catalogue of the Important and Valuable Library Formed by the Late E. J. Bullrich, Esq.
London, England Sotheby & Co. 1952 First British Edition Buckram Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Antiquarian book sale catalogue, the sale conducted by Sotheby & Co. over a three day period, 17-19 March 1952. Printed in London. Approximately 9.5 x 7.25 inches. Originally bound as a paperback in medium green wrappers, with black lettering to the front and rear wrappers. Later bound in royal blue buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped titling to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail and square corners. An exceptionally attractive and unsoiled binding. T.E.G. 62 numbered pages detailing 470 lots. Also included is an Index to the Incunabula as well as an Index of Binders, Previous Owners, Etc. With 24 full-page sepia-tone plates on heavy stock and in the main illustrating illuminated MSS, incunabula and bindings. A few smaller illustrations throughout. We can find only one marginal note, at p. 8, in a neat blue ink hand. Else an immensely clean copy. Very gently read, if read at all. A Near Fine copy. Scarce in any condition. A sale catalog of fine books and manuscripts from the collection of Eduardo Bullrich [1895-1951?], an Argentinian lawyer, educator, author and collector of incunabula, who served as president of the Sociedad de Bibliófilos Argentinos. 
Price: 111.00 USD
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59 Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Nos. 1-12
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Smithsonian Institution 1942 First Edition Thus Buckram Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A publication of the series, Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies. Published sequentially between 1942 and 1943. Printed and presumed bound in Baltimore, MD. Present are the first twelve issues of that series. #1. Bishop, Carl Whiting. Origin of the Far Eastern Civilizations. #2. Swanton, John R. The Evolution of Nations. #3. Hrdlicka, Ales. The Peoples of the Soviet Union. #4. Krieger, Herbert W. Peoples of the Philippines. #5. Friedman, Herbert. The Natural History Background of Camouflage. #6. Weckler, J. E., Jr. Polynesians Explorers of the Pacific. #7. Embree, John F. The Japanese. #8. Deignan, H. G. Siam--Land of Free Men. #9. Stirling, A. W. The Native Peoples of New Guinea. #10. Cochran, Doris M. Poisonous Reptiles of the World: A Wartime Handbook. #11. Roberts, Frank H. H., Jr. Egypt and the Suez Canal. #12. Swanton, John R. Are Wars Inevitable? Light gray buckram binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with generally unbumped corners. Lightly soiled binding. Text block firmly bound in. 9 x 6 inches. With monochrome photoplates here and there. Also with a pristine pull-out map illustrating the various languages of the Philippines. A very clean copy, and very tight. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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60 Oriental Silks in Medieval Europe
Riggisberg, Switzerland Begg-Stiftung 2016 3905014629 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Volume 21 from the series, Riggisberger Berichte. This is a paperback edition, not a hardback. Presumed first edition. 12 x 9 inches. Printed and bound in Switzerland. Bound in glossy white wrappers with pictorial European over-wrappers. Moderate bump to the rear corner of the spine tail. Front lower right corner of book with very minor bump going in several pages. Text block firmly bound in. 377 numbered pages, with numerous full-color plates of stunningly beautiful textiles, on heavy coated stock. Slight page waviness when viewed from the top. Else no demerits observed. An immensely attractive copy, and very clean, inside and out. Almost certainly unread. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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61 Heinrich Zille: Das graphische Werk (German Edition)
Berlin, Germany Henschelverlag Kunst und Gesellschaft 1984 3920393007 First German Edition Cloth Fine Fine Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Zille, Heinrich 
Heinrich Zille [1858-1929]. Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. This is copy. no. 1293 of a limited edition of 1,400 numbered copies. Presumed first printing. Printed and bound in Germany. Cocoa-colored linen-lilke cloth binding, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.75 x 9.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 226 numbered pages. With silk satin ribbin page marker. Heavy, semi-glossy coated stock with numerous illustrations, including 8 full-page, full-color plates. 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. Housed in the original, light-duty, plain cardboard slip case. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ in a Near Fine slip case. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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62 The Misumi Collection,Important Works of Lacquer Art and Paintings: Part II, Bonhams, 10 November 2015
London, England Bonhams 2015 First Edition Cloth As New Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is Auction No. 23268. Hardback edition with oatmeal heather cloth binding, with crisp blind-stamped lettering to the front board. Unbumped and immaculate. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 71 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, with color plates throughout, many full page, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. An immensely clean and tight copy. Unread. Gorgeous, full-pictorial dust jacket. An As New copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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63 Imperial Splendour, Bonhams, 3 December 2015
Hong Kong Bonhams 2015 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bonhams Sale No. 23440, Hong Kong. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Presumed printed and bound in HK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 55 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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64 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Bonhams, 3 December 2015
Hong Kong Bonhams 2015 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bonhams Sale No. 22891, Hong Kong. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Presumed printed and bound in HK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 85 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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65 Fine Chinese Painting, Bonhams, 28 November 2015
Hong Kong Bonhams 2015 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bonhams Sale No. 22892, Hong Kong. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Presumed printed and bound in HK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 109 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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66 The Palatial Mansion of the Late Henry James Smith and its Rare and Costly Contents, De Luxe Illustrated Edition
New York, New York, U.S.A. The American Art Association 1910 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
This is copy no. 61 of a limited edition of 275 copies only. Printed and bound by the Lent & Graff Company, NY. Photographs by Lawrence X. Champeaux, NY. Photogravures by A. W. Elson & Co., Boston. Approximately 13 x 10 inches. Originally issued bound in semi-stiff beige wrappers with over-wrappers. This copy presumed bound by original or early owner, Howard Young Gallery, in contemporary oxblood-colored half morocco, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, and with oxblood-colored buckram boards. Hubbed spine to a handsome effect. Front hinge slightly tender and with 2-inch clean crack along the top of the front gutter, generally a cosmetic issue. Gently bumped/abraded spine tail and lower corners. Binding generally unsoiled and well-preserved. A most attractive binding. Gray paper pastedowns and FEPs. Text block firmly bound in. Fore- and bottom edges attractively deckled. With several unnumbered pages of introductory text, plus unnumbered pages in which 924 auction lots are itemized. With approximately two dozen full-page photogravures depicting interior views of the mansion plus numerous B&W photogravures with additional views, including the exterior and interior. Also with many photographs, referenced by lot number, of various furniture and furnishings. This volume also includes Ground Floor Plans of Mansion as two double-page spreads: basement plan, first floor, second floor, third floor, fourth floor, and studio. Small oval purple ink stamp of previous owner to the top corner of the front pastedown. Front FEP with a 3-inch piece of clear tape near the bottom corner, quite minor. Following FEP with the number 112 stamped neatly to the upper corner. One or two text pages with a light blemish. Else an exceptionally clean copy. A hint of age toning to all pages, quite minor. No remainder marks. A Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition. This book is the auction catalog for the sale of the mansion, and contents of said mansion, of Henry James Smith and located at 871 Fifth Avenue, New York. The sale took place over the course of five days, January 18-22 inclusive, 1910. The mansion, designed by architect William Schickel, was completed in 1883. Eventually it was almost entirely rebuilt by the firm of McKim, Mead & White. Demolition was scheduled for 1942. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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67 Das frühe Plakat in Europa und den USA. Ein Bestandskatalog. Band I: Grossbritannien Vereinigte Staaten van Nordamerika; Band 2: Frankreich und Belgien; Band 3: Deutschland, Teil 1
Berlin, Germany Gebr. Mann Verlag 1973 First German Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch, ausnahmen: Band I mit einer kurzen Zusammenfassung in Englisch; Band II mit kurzen Zusammenfassungen in Französisch und Englisch. Text in German, not in English, except that: Volume I with brief summary in English; Volume II with brief summaries in French and in English. In essence this is not a bilingual edition. Present are the first three volumes in a four-volume series. [ISBN 0378661399, 3786161607, and 3786111332.] The missing volume is Part II, Plates, for Volume 3, Deutschland. Printed and bound in Germany. Gray cloth hardboard bindings, with crisp paper title labels to the front boards and to the spines. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with fairly sharp corners. Note that the rear board of Vol. III at one time apparently suffered some water damage and both sides of the rear board now have a cosmetic repair, a heavy paper sheet neatly affixed to either side. 12.5 x 9.25 inches. With lxxvii, 226, clv, 481, xvi and 506 numbered pages. The volumes with full-color, full-page plates and numerous B&W illustrations. All plates on heavy coated stock. The color plate printing technique is evocative of 19th century chromolithography. Exceptionally clean volumes, except as noted to Vol. III, and rather tight. Gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive, full-pictorial DJs, unclipped. Vol. I DJ with edge wear at spine head and tail and with 4 inch repaired vertical tear at spine tail. Vol. II DJ with tidewater mark at the botton corner, not at all affecting the book binding. Vol. III DJ with large stain to rear and with corresponding protective board affixed to the rear board of the book. All DJs protected by transparent plastic over-wrappers. Very Good Plus volumes in Very Good Minus DJs. A very heavy set, weighing almost 18 pounds. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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68 Netsuke, the Collection of the Peabody Museum of Salem
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1980 First Paperback Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in the USA. Beige paper wrappers, with crisp white- and black-stamped lettering. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 160 numbered pages, and with numerous B&W illustrations. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Presumed unread. A Fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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69 Brush and Ink: The Heinz Götze Collection
New York, New York, U.S.A. Paragon Book Gallery 1975 Presumed First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in Germany. Attractive wrappers consist of Japanese handmade, beige paper with straw fibers providing texture interest. 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 207 numbered pages. With several full-page plate in color and several in B&W, all on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Gently read.. A Very Good Minus copy. Heinz Götze [1912-2001] was a professor of Chinese art. He was "a celebrated, Heidelberg-based publisher, collector and scholar (partner in the scientific publishing house Springer-Verlag since 1957 and a member of the German Archaeological Institute in Rome since 1939), he devoted himself passionately to archaeological and art historical matters, including the collecting of Chinese and Japanese calligraphy. In 1999 his first-class collection became a permanent part of the Museum for East Asian Art, Cologne." 
Price: 17.50 USD
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70 English Potter - American Patriot? Extracts from the Extraordinary Life of Richard Champion
UK Nicholas Panes 2016 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Private Press 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed in Wales. Blue hardback binding with crisp gold-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Immensely clean inside and out. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. 160 numbered pages, with numerous full color plates of fine Champion's Bristol porcelain. The plates on medium-weight glossy paper. Text block firmly bound in. Blue silk-satin ribbon page marker. Almost certainly unread. The full-pictorial DJ is unclipped and virtually unrubbed. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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71 Sixty Years Devoted to Makie
Tokyo, Japan Kei Mino 1993 First Edition Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a bilingual edition in English and Japanese. Printed and presumed bound in Japan. Blue paper binding over hardboards, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail and with fairly sharp corners. 10 x 8.5 inches. 71 numbered pages, and with 159 full-color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and rather tight. Appears unread. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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72 The Freer Gallery of Art, I China, II Japan (2 Vols.)
Tokyo, Japan Kodansha International 1972 First Edition Leatherette Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Presumed first printings. This is a complete set of two volumes. The volumes cover bronzes and jade, painting and sculpture, ceramics and lacquer, and decorative arts. 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Off-white leatherette bindings with crisp gold lettering and design. Unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners, except the lower corner of Volume I has a moderate bump. Vol. I with 184 numbered pages, with 131 full-page plates, many of which are in color. Vol. II with 184 numbered pages, with 128 full-page plates, many of which are in color. Exceptionally clean books inside and out, and no page rippling. Almost no hint of shelf life to the books. Lovely full-pictorial unclipped DJs. In the original light-duty cardboard slipcases, the cases in pale yellow with red lettering. Fine copies in Fine DJs in Very Good Plus slipcases. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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73 A New and Accurate Description of the Present Great Roads and the Principal Cross Roads of England and Wales, Commencing at London and continuing to the farthest Parts of the Kingdom...
London, England R. & J. Dodsley 1756 Presumed First Edition Disbound Good Plus Association Copy 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
First [and only?] edition. In contemporary [?] or very early full leather binding of brown calf. Boards present but completely and cleanly detached. The binding much rubbed and dessicated, especially along the spine. The hubbed spine bearing, in blind-stamp, "Roads of England." Also, at the spine tail, in much-rubbed gilt, the date 1756. The firmly bound text block retains great integrity. 7 x 4.5 inches. On rag content, laid paper. With title page, 6 unnumbered pages, 168 and lxiv numbered pages. Title page states, Price Bound Four Shillings. With a handsome tail-piece engraving at p. 161 and at p. xl. Tipped in to the FEP opposite page lxiv is a large fold-out B&W map with decorative cartouche, Kitchin's most Accurate Map of the Roads of England and Wales: with the Distances by the Mile-Stones, and other most exact Admensurations between Town & Town. Map measures 14.5 x 14.25 inches (37 x 36 cm). The map in remarkable condition; just a hint of age-toning. Book's pastedowns and opposite FEPs with glue off-settings. Front pastedown with the handsome armorial/pictorial bookplate of R.P.L. Booker. A blank front FEP with the inscription, likely in his own hand, "R. P. Lee Booker, Eton" in very small neat ink writing. Preliminaries lightly to moderately age toned. Tiny tear to middle of p. 15. Else a rather clean copy. Downgraded to Good Plus chiefly on account of the poor state of the binding. Deemed worthy of custom rebinding or restoration. This is a study of the then-present principal roads of England and Wales, with detailed descriptions of way-stations, landmarks, distances, &c. Includes a section about the itinerary of Antoninus and Roman stations in England. Perhaps the most remarkable and significant feature of the book is the fold-out map, a map that seldom survives in extant copies of the book. A rare book in any condition. R. P. Lee Booker [died 1922?] was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he gained a first class in Mods. and a second class in Lit. Hum. in 1887. No later than 1888 he was appointed to the faculty at Eton College, Windsor, eventually serving as a House Master. Booker apparently served in WWI. By 1920 Booker had left Eton in hopes that he would find suitable employment elsewhere, though he made some critical remarks about the education system. He commented on the difficulty of getting his work printed. Booker was exceptionally interested in English antiquity, archaeology and history. He was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries [FSA]. Specific interests apparently included: Prehistoric monuments and earthworks; Roman monuments and Roman earthworks; English ecclesiastical monuments; English secular monuments. In that regard, and commencing around 1908, he was active in contributing extensively to an inventory of the ancient and historical monuments and constructions connected with or illustrative of the contemporary culture, civilization and conditions of life of the people in England from the earliest times to the year 1700. 
Price: 1800.00 USD
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74 An Exhibition of Chinese Stone Sculptures
New York C. T. Loo, Inc. 1940 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Plus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This exhibition was arranged for the Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 20 to March 1, 1950. Text in English, with no ancillary text in Chinese. NOT ex library. Printed by the William Bradford Press, NY. Most inscription translations by Suchen Ho. Cinnamon cloth spine with crisp gilt-stamped lettering, and with brownish-bronze paper hardboards with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and archaic design. 11 x 8.5 inches. Just a hint of bumping to the spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. With unnumbered pages including text and full-page plates. Featuring 35 (XXXV) plates in monochrome, all on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. All items illustrated in the plates are accompanied by detailed commentary and citations in the text section. No remainder marks. Very slight age yellowing arounfthe page edges, not at all into the text or the plates. A very clean copy, and rather tight. Very gently read. There is no DJ present. A Very Good Plus copy of a fairly scarce scholarly work on Chinese stone sculptures. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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75 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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76 Ancienne Collection Du Duc De Talleyrand, Dessins Italiens et Céramiques Européennes, 26 juin 2002
Paris, France Christie's 2002 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5029, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 151 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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77 Important Mobilier, Objets d'Art et Tapisseries 22 juin 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5086, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 211 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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78 Collection d'un Grand Amateur Européen, 14 décembre 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5035, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 196 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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79 Mobilier du Château de Gallerande, 30 Mars 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5081, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 196 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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80 Important Mobilier, Objets d'Art, 14 Décembre 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5095, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 174 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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81 Succession de M. Henri Samuel, 15 Décembre 1996
Monaco Christie's 1996 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5741, held at the Metropole Palace, Monaco. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial over-wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 224 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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82 Out of the Ordinary: Gibbs and Lindsay, 10 May 2006
London, England Christie's 2006 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 7306, London. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 378 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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83 Fine English, French, Continental Furniture, Porcelain and Sculpture, 24 & 29 April 1992
New York Christie's 1992 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 195 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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84 The House Sale, Including Lambert Estate and Seifter Estate, 5 & 6 October 2004
New York Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 1416, New York. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 309 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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85 Property of a European Collector, 17 October 2002
New York Christie's 2002 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 1179, New York. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 200 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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86 European Ceramics, 8 November 1999
London, England Sotheby & Co. 1999 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 68 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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87 Later Continental Ceramics and Glass, 29 October 1991
London, England Sotheby & Co. 1991 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 61 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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88 Fine European and American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Silver and Garden Ornaments, 25 February 2008
San Francisco, CA Bonhams 2008 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bonhams Sale No. 15877, San Francisco, CA. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 225 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 23.50 USD
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89 Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels, Gilt Bronzes and Early Ceramics, 13 June - 14 July 1973
London, England Eskenazi 1973 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in the UK. Text in English. Pictorial wrappers. Unbumped spine head and tail. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. 102 numbered pages, with various featured bronze and ceramic art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous plates, some in color. A very clean copy. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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90 Oriental Art, Quarterly Publication Devoted to all Forms of Oriental Art, complete set 1975-1980
Richmond, Surrey, England The Oriental Art Magazine Ltd. 1975 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus Magazine/Periodical 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a complete set of 24 consecutive quarterly issues for the New Series, Oriental Art magazine, for the years 1975 through 1980, Vol. XXI No. 1 through Vol. XXVI No. 4. Size 11.75 x 8.25 inches. Pictorial wrappers. A few of the copies with minor spine slant, or creasing or bending to the front wrapper. As to each magazine, numerous photo illustrations, most in B&W but a few in color. Generally very clean copies and respectfully read. Magazines range in condition from Good Minus to Very Good Plus, with Very Good Minus being the average rating. A rare set of consecutive back issues of Oriental Art magazine. Includes articles on: surface decoration on jades of the Chou and Han Dynasties; some Turkish rugs of the Konya region; the appeal of Korean celadon; the discovery of a Yuan ship; The Four Seasons by Kao Ch'i-p'ei; and a Japanese screen painting of the Sotatsu School, to name but a few articles; and book reviews, sales reports, and exhibitions. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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91 Oriental Art, Quarterly Publication Devoted to all Forms of Oriental Art, Vol. XXVIII No. 4, Winter 1982/83
Richmond, Surrey, England The Oriental Art Magazine Ltd. 1982 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus Magazine/Periodical 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
New Series, Winter 1982/83 issue, Vol. XXVIII, No. 4. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. Pictorial wrappers. Minor rippling and light crease to the front wrapper. With 310 to 411 numbered pages, and with numerous photo illustrations, most in B&W but several in color. A very clean copy. Respectfully read. A Very Good Minus copy. A rare back issue of Oriental Art magazine. Includes articles on: Khurram Mirza; a Buddhist-Taoist Icon; horses and elephants in Chinese Buddhist art; and book reviews, sales reports, and exhibitions. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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92 Oriental Art, Quarterly Publication Devoted to all Forms of Oriental Art, Vol. XXVII No. 1, Spring 1981
Richmond, Surrey, England The Oriental Art Magazine Ltd. 1981 First Edition Paperback Good Minus Magazine/Periodical 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
New Series, Spring 1981 issue, Vol. XXVII, No. 1. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. Pictorial wrappers. Upper and lower corners of front wrapper with several crease marks. Lower corner with a pronounced bend or semi-crease. First few pages with small dog-ear to the lower corner. With 3 to 119 numbered pages, and with numerous photo illustrations, most in B&W but several in color. A very clean copy. Respectfully read. Downgraded to a Good Minus copy due to the bend and creases. A rare back issue of Oriental Art magazine. Includes articles on: a detached miniature from the Masnavis; Mughal painting under Akbar; Song paintings; an ink on paper scroll by Tang Yin; and book reviews, sales reports, and exhibitions. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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93 Oriental Art, Quarterly Publication Devoted to all Forms of Oriental Art, Vol. XVII No. 4, Winter 1971
Richmond, Surrey, England The Oriental Art Magazine Ltd. 1971 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus Magazine/Periodical 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
New Series, Winter 1971 issue, Vol. XVII, No. 4. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. Handsome pictorial wrappers. Superficial wrinkling along the spine but no losses. Bottom corner with a moderate bend or semi-crease, cosmetic issue only. With 278 to 372 numbered pages, and with numerous photo illustrations, most in B&W but a few in color. A very clean copy. Respectfully read and still rather tight. Downgraded to a Very Good Minus copy due to the bend. A rare back issue of Oriental Art magazine. Includes articles on: Watanabe Shiko; two Persian manuscripts; Imperial Yung-lo ware; a Yuan vase; Suzuki Harunobu; and book reviews, sales reports, and exhibitions. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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94 Quinti Curtii Rufi de Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni Libri
London, England Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts 1716 First Edition Thus Full-Leather Very Good Plus Association Copy 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
This publicaton is entirely in Latin, not in English. Edited by Michael Maittaire. Later full morocco binding of a bay color tending towards burgundy, and with hubbed spine in six panels. Boards with gilt rules, small diaper-design borders in blind and with large diaper design in blind to the centers. Spine states, in fairly crisp gilt-stamped letters, "Auctores Classici Latini, Tom. XI, Curtius, Londini, M.DCC.XVI., Maittaire." Generally unbumped spine head and tail and with slightly bumped corners, The leather binding is exceptionally clean and free of scratches. The spine is lightly and evenly sunned. The text block is firmly bound in. 7.25 x 4.5 inches. With brown paper pastedowns and FEPs. T.E.G. and with fabulous gauffred edges in a diaper design. Frontispiece copper engraving of an idealized Alexander and his horse. With [2], frontispiece, title page in red and black, and other preliminary material on unnumbered pages, 272 numbered pages, index of 8 unnumbered pages and [2]. Included are: a statement of royal license from Queen Anne, dated, 4 April 1713, to Michael Mattaire for the sole printing and publishing of the complete collection of all the Greek and Latin authors in twelves; a four-page Dedicatio dated December 1715; a Brevis Notitia; a Variantes Lectiones ex Veronensi Codice anno 1491. Main text consists of Liber Tertius through Liber Decimus, with head- and tail-pieces and with illustrated capitals. Very light intermittent foxing; astonishingly clean overall. Front pastedown with the stunning early 20th century bookplate of Julius Berzunza, the noted collector of books on Alexander the Great. Rear pastedown with the handsome heraldic early 19th century bookplate of William Markham, Esquire, Becca Lodge, Yorkshire. Else a very clean copy. A Very Good Plus copy. An altogether charming and handsome volume and a pleasure to hold in hand. "Michael Maittaire [1668-1747] was a French-born classical scholar and bibliographer in England, and a tutor to Lord Philip Stanhope." He was well-regarded for editing Curtius Rufus. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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95 Bhutan Stamps, Philatelic Bureau, Department of Posts & Telegraphs
Bhutan Bhutan Postal Corporation 2000 First Edition Decorative Cloth Fine Manuscript 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
The book front cover states, "Philatelic Bureau" and the rear cover logo states, "Royal P. & T. Deptt." [sic], a reference to the Department of Posts & Telegraphs. That Department existed from about 1974 to 1996, when it became the Bhutan Postal Corporation. This booklet of stamps could not have been issued prior to 2000, thus the designation is merely fanciful. Oblong, 6.25 x 9.25 inches. Royal blue silk [or silk-like] fabric binding with crisp white-stamped logos front and back. Ten pages of stamps, all in pristine condition, and with fine tissue guards tipped in. The pages are stiff board in charcoal color. The stamps are slipped in behind transparent Mylar windows. Stamps include: Greetings, Earth Rabbit Year 1999, a large sheet with one stamp and decorative border; Medicinal Plant, a large sheet with four stamps; Lunar Dragon Year 2000, a large sheet with one stamp and decorative border; Flowers of Bhutan, a large sheet with one stamp and decorative border; Rhododendrons, Our Nation's Wealth, a large sheet with six stamps and decorative border; a complete sheet with twelve bird stamps; a complete sheet with twenty-five insect stamps; The Medicinal Flowers of Bhutan, a large sheet with one stamp and decorative border, and flanked by two additonal flower stamps apparently from the same series; a page with six flower stamps and two animal stamps, including 1997 Cuon Alpinus and 1994 Wood Dog Year; and a page with eight flower stamps. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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96 Tokubetsuten Beikoku nidai bijutsukan shozo Chugoku no Kaiga; Special Exhibition Chinese Painting from two American Museums
Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan 1982 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a bilingual publilcation in Japanese and in English. It is the catalogue for Special Exhibition Chinese Painting from two American Museums, held at the Tokyo National Museum from 5 October to 17 November 1982. Published in 1982 [Showa 57]. Red-on-red plain paper wrappers with crisp black-stamped lettering in English and in Japanese. 10 x 7.25 inches. With 388 numbered pages, including numerous appendices and index pages. With many dozens of painting reproductions, including several in color, all on semi-glossy stock. A very clean book. Gently read and still rather tight. Rated a Very Good copy. Very scarce in any condition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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97 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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98 Mayuyama, Seventy Years, Volume Two
Tokyo, Japan Mayuyama & Co. 1976 First Edition Buckram Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
NOTE: This is not the complete set of two volumes from the series; it is Vol. II only. Published, printed and bound in Japan. A bilingual edition in English and Japanese, including the captions for the plates and illus.The volume bound in a light gray buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 12.75 x 10.25 inches. Volume II with 339 numbered pages, and with xiv color plates and with 677 monochrome plates of Chinese, Korean, Japanese and other Asian arts. All plates and illustrations on a semi-glossy coated heavy-weight stock. An immensely clean volume, inside and out, and rather tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. No dustjacket. A Near Fine copy. This is the best condition we have ever encountered for this volume. This book was issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Mayuyama Asian arts and antiques shop by the founder, Matsutaro Mayuyama. The shop was first opened in Beijing in 1906 and then moved to Tokyo in 1916. The principal business of the shop is and always has been the collection and sale of old Chinese ceramic objects. 
Price: 895.00 USD
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99 Good Old Granny Metcalfe's Household Helps for 1905
Cleveland, OH 1905 First Edition Pamphlet Good Plus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Issued for the year 1905, this is an almanac and a guide for various folk remedies for various ailments and conditions. Printed in Cleveland, OH, by J. B. Savage Print. Color chromolithograph wrappers front and back, the front illustrating the eponymous Good Old Granny ringing three large bells, the back depicting a girl nestled against a protective Saint Bernard dog. Approximately 8.5 x 6.25 inches. 32 numbered pages. Small hole with pink string to the upper left corner, presumably for hanging the almanac at arm's reach. The interior is age-toned; the paper used is no doubt somewhat acidic. There is a brown blotch of approximately two square inches in size at the middle of the bottom of each page. Text covered by the blotch remains legible. Else generally a clean copy. Downgraded to Good Plus due to the blotch; otherwise would be very good. Treats of topics such as weather predictions, diptheria microbes, pine-tar-honey solution, walker's remedy, catarrh, and the like. The entire publication is essentially a folksy promotional for a product called Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey. 
Price: 49.50 USD
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100 Colored Birds-Eye View and Good Auto Route Map of New York and Vicinity
New York, NY George J. Nostrand Presumed First Edition Map Very Good Minus Map Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
Undated but believed circa 1925. Title page in bright orange lettering on a cream background, "Colored Birds-Eye View and Good Auto Route Map of New York and Vicinity showing suburban communities, harbors, water-ways, leading streets, avenues & highways." Dimensions as folded, about 7 x 4 inches. This is a one-sided [except for the title section], folded sheet, oblong, approximately 20.5 x 30.75 inches, printed in chromolithograph. Seas in blue, lands in green, large buildings in red, lettering in black. Several boats depicted at sea and an airplane in the sky at the top of the map. Unfolds accordian-style into 8 panels and then folds out top and bottom to 24 panels total. The full-color map with a red rule surround, Unobtrusive tape repairs to the underside of about four tears. A few 1/4 to 1/2 inch separations along the fold at interior corners, generally only visible when held up to bright light. Eight thumbtack holes around the outer margin of the map. Intermittent very light soiling but in general quite clean. Overall the condition of this piece of ephemera is Very Good Minus. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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