Hao-t'ien, Ho; Howard, Angela Falco; et al.
Title Chinese Buddhist Sculpture from the Wei Through the T'ang Dynasties
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher Taipei, Republic of China National Museum of History 1983
Seller ID 006591
Catalogue of an exhibition of Chinese sculpture. Presumed first printing. This is a bilingual edition in English and in Chinese. Printed by China Art Printing Works, Taipei, Taiwan. Gorgeous olive green buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and design to the spine and the front board. 12 x 8.5 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 208 numbered pages, with 40 featured sculptures and accompanying plates, several in color, all on glossy, heavy stock. No remainder marks. An immensely clean copy, and extremely tight. Certainly unread. With a lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Scarcely a hint of rubbing to the DJ. Housed in a light-duty cardboard slipcase, the slipcase bound with glossy paper, with crisp lettering and design. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ in a Near Fine slipcase.
Chinese sculpture, Buddhist Sculpture