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A Chronological Table of Chinese and World Cultures: Philosophy, Art, Technology
1 A Chronological Table of Chinese and World Cultures: Philosophy, Art, Technology
Taipei, Republic of China National Palace Museum 1988 Third Edition Cloth Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed in Taiwan. 11.25 x 8 inches. Accordian-style book with unnumbered continuous pages. With numerous color illus. above and below a running date line, i.e., in chronological order. Cocoa-brown cloth boards with gold lettering to the front board. The boards are square and tight, and virtually without blemish. An exceptionally clean copy. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Housed in a sturdy slipcase of matching cloth and lettering. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus slipcase. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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A Descriptive and Illustrative Catalogue of Chinese Bronzes Acquired during the Administration of John Ellerton Lodge
2 A Descriptive and Illustrative Catalogue of Chinese Bronzes Acquired during the Administration of John Ellerton Lodge
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Freer Gallery of Art 1946 First American Edition Buckram Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Published by the Free Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Oriental Studies No. 3. An English language publication with secondary text in Chinese characters. Presumed first printing of the first edition, 1946. Printed and presumed bound in Baltimore, MD. Ex-library but with very few ex library markings and from a non-circulating collection: the Research Library of the Avery Brundage Collection, San Francisco. In the medium-duty brown buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering, and with a small brown design to the front board to the spine. Fairly clean and well-preserved binding. Moderately rubbed and bumped spine and tail and corners, with the upper front corner moderately abraded. Hinges tender but holding nicely. 14 x 10 inches. With v and 108 numbered pages of text consisting of commentary on the plates, interspersed with maps of China, B&W figures and 50 full-page duo-tone plates. Apart from the the discreet library markings, a very clean copy. The plates themselves are free of library stamps. Gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades
3 An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades
New York, New York, U.S.A. C. T. Loo, Inc. 1950 First Edition Decorative Boards 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 and bound in NY. Beige cloth spine with crisp gilt-stamped lettering, and with turquoise paper hardboards with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and archaic design. 11 x 8.5 inches. A touch 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 60 (LX) plates in monochrome, all on medium-weight, matte stock. All items illustrated in the plates are accompanied by detailed commentary and citations. No remainder marks. 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 jades. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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An Exhibition of Chinese Stone Sculptures
4 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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Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels, Gilt Bronzes and Early Ceramics, 13 June - 14 July 1973
5 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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Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Ceramics. 23 March - 3 April 1999
6 Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Ceramics. 23 March - 3 April 1999
London, England Eskenazi 1999 1873609078 / 9781873609071 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog of an exhibition in New York. Printed and bound in the UK. Text in English. Full-pictorial wrappers. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. 51 numbered pages, with various featured bronze and ceramic art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous color plates. A clean copy. Gently read. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Archaeological Finds Han Tombs at Guangzhou and Hong Kong
7 Archaeological Finds Han Tombs at Guangzhou and Hong Kong
China Chinese University of Hong Kong 1983 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a bilingual edition in Chinese and in English. 11 x 8 inches. A paperback publication in pictorial wrappers. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners, except that there is a bump to the upper left corner of the front wrapper near the spine head. 261 numbered pages, with approximately 11 color plates and with numerous B&W photo illustrations. A clean and tidy copy, inside and out. No remainder marks. A Very Good Minus copy. Very scarce in any condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Art de la Chine, Vernissage
8 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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Arts of Ancient China, March 27 - April 12, 2006
9 Arts of Ancient China, March 27 - April 12, 2006
New York, New York, U.S.A. J. J. Lally & Co. 2006 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog of an exhibition in New York. Printed and bound in Hong Kong. Text in English. Pictorial wrappers, lightly rubbed. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11 x 8.5 inches. Unnumbered pages, with various featured bronze and ceramic art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous color plates. A very clean copy. Gently read. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Asian Decorative Arts, November 15, 2011
10 Asian Decorative Arts, November 15, 2011
San Francisco, CA Bonhams 2011 First Edition Paperback As New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Glossy paper wrappers. 10.25 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 161 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, with color plates throughout, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. No remainder marks. An immensely clean and tight copy. Unread. An As New copy. A catalogue for a highly regarded sale of fine Asian decorative art, held November 15, 2011. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Asiatische Kunst 13/14 Juni 2014, Lempertz
11 Asiatische Kunst 13/14 Juni 2014, Lempertz
Cologne, Germany Lempertz 1845 2014 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Primary text is in German with secondary text in English. Lempertz Sale No. 1034. This is a catalog for an auction of Asian art of June 13 & 14, 2014. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Germany. Full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 531 numbered pages detailing 1201 featured lots. All illustrations in color on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. This sale featured Chinese, Japanese and other Asian works of art. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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Asiatische Kunst, Seit 1707, Dienstag, 3 Juni 2014, Palais Dorotheum
12 Asiatische Kunst, Seit 1707, Dienstag, 3 Juni 2014, Palais Dorotheum
Dusseldorf, Germany Dorotheum 2014 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Primary text is in German with secondary text in English and in Chinese. Dorotheum Sale No. 1707. This is a catalog for an auction of Asian art of June 3, 2014. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Germany. Full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 74 numbered pages detailing 147 featured lots. All illustrations in color on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ben Janssens Oriental Art: Chinese Lacquer 8 November 19 November 2010
13 Ben Janssens Oriental Art: Chinese Lacquer 8 November 19 November 2010
London, England Ben Janssens 2010 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Text in English. Handsome full-pictorial wrappers. 11.5 x 8 inches. 46 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous color illustrations, including some full-page. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptional copy, very clean and tight. Either unread or very gently read. Includes a list of prices. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Bluett & Sons, Oriental Art II, 1991
14 Bluett & Sons, Oriental Art II, 1991
London, England Bluett & Sons 1991 First Edition Printer Wrapper Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Presumed first paperback printing. Printed and bound in Hong Kong. Attractive pictorial wrappers. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. Unnumbered pages, featuring 38 Chinese objects of art and with accompanying color photographs. Unbumped spine head and tail. Small semi-crease to the bottom front corner and top rear corner of wrappers. A very clean copy. Gently read. A Very Good Plus copy. A gallery catalog designed to give a notion of the range of Chinese antiquities found at Bluett. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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By Order of the Alien Property Custodian, the Yamanaka Library on Far Eastern Art, Books on Chinese and Japanese Arts and Crafts, Sale 576
15 By Order of the Alien Property Custodian, the Yamanaka Library on Far Eastern Art, Books on Chinese and Japanese Arts and Crafts, Sale 576
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1944 First American Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog of items from the reference library of Yamanaka & Company of London and New York, sold June 6 - 7, 1944. Sale No. 576. Printed and bound in USA. Approximately 9.75 x 7 inches. Plain beige wrappers, with black and red lettering to the front wrapper. 105 numbered pages detailing 1037 lots. No illustrations. Exceptionally clean wrappers if somewhat age-toned. Wrappers protected by a new, Mylar heavy-duty over-wrapper. A very clean and attractive copy. A Very Good copy. Very scarce in any condition. The sale included scholarly and important books on Chinese and Japanese art. Please note that the catalog includes prices realized, noted in red ink in the margin at each lot entry, and totaling $35,786.50. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty
16 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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Ceramic Sculpture from Han and Tang China, 19 - 26 March 1997
17 Ceramic Sculpture from Han and Tang China, 19 - 26 March 1997
London, England Eskenazi 1997 Paperback Near Fine 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. 55 numbered pages, with various featured ceramic art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous plates, most in color. Also with a color map of Han and Tang archaeological sites. Very small, neat ink date stamp on the half title page. Else an immaculate copy. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Chinese and Associated Lacquer from the Garner Collection
18 Chinese and Associated Lacquer from the Garner Collection
London, England The British Museum 1973 First British Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A catalogue for an exhibit of lacquer-ware at the British Museum from October 2 to December 2, 1973. Printed and bound in England. Approximately 8 x 6 inches. Illustrated front wrapper in lacquer red, with black titling. Color frontis. plate and with 48 numbered pages of text and also with B&W plates A, B and 1 through 80, consisting of190 featured items, all on semi-glossy stock. Minor age yellowing to the front FEP. Else a very clean copy. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Chinese and Other Oriental Art, Jades, Snuff Bottles, Porcelains, Ivories, Tapestries, Paintings, Bronzes, Screens, Sale 1893
19 Chinese and Other Oriental Art, Jades, Snuff Bottles, Porcelains, Ivories, Tapestries, Paintings, Bronzes, Screens, Sale 1893
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1959 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog of items from the estate of Jacob Gould Schurman and others, sold April 2 - 3, 1959. Sale No. 1893. Printed and bound in USA. Approximately 10 x 7 inches. Plain beige wrappers, with black lettering to the front wrapper. 91 numbered pages detailing 471 lots. Several chromolithograph photo plates. Generally clean wrappers. Very clean copy. A Very Good copy. The sale included Asian snuff bottles, jades, ceramics, ivories, bronzes, screens and paintings. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Chinese Art from the Reach Family Collection, 8 - 22 December 1989
20 Chinese Art from the Reach Family Collection, 8 - 22 December 1989
London, England Eskenazi 1989 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in Holland. Primary text in English, and with secondary text in Chinese. Ecru paper hardboard binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. 102 numbered pages, with 46 featured art objects. Heavy coated stock with numerous color plates, many full-page, and several B&W figures. Prices realized written in pen in a neat ink hand on some of the plates. Else an immensely clean copy, and very tight. Very gently read. Lovely pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Very scarce in any condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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