The great leader President Kim Il Sung said: "The people of Koryo greatly developed the printing industry by inventing metal type for the first time in the world and manufactured the Koryo ceramics which the world values as treasures because of their distinctive colours, patterns and models. All these made our country famous".
Part of the introduction to this book. The Koryo Museum complex is at the foot of Mt. Songak in Kaesong, t...
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This books covers the origins and history of Thai art from Neolithic times (c. 2300 BC) up to the 13th century AD. See our images for more information.
Cloth bound hardback with a paper jacket. Size 26 x 23.5 cm. 196 printed pages. Fully illustrated throughout in colour, also with some black & white illustrations.
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This is a small yet well-produced book, more a picture book than anything, and is a good introduction to the subject of the First Emperor of China and The Terracotta Warriors. There are many fine close-up photos of individual soldiers from the Terracotta Army, as well as some other photos. Basic background information is also given.
Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 16 x 19 cm. 96 printed pages. I...
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This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 134 outstanding examples of Chinese antiquities from the time of the Kingdom of Qin and the Qin Dynasty. This books covers so much more than just the well-known Terracotta Army. Excavated jade, bronze and pottery objects, figures and animals are illustrated and described in detail. In addition, as one would expect with any B...
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This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 247 outstanding examples of Chinese works of art from the period 200 - 750 AD. The items include ceramics, textiles, stone, jade, bronze, silver, gold, painting, calligraphy, wood as well as items made from other materials, most excavated in recent years and not previously seen outside China. As wel...
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This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 125 outstanding examples of Chinese bronze, jade and pottery objects dating from the 13th century BC to the 3rd century AD. It really is packed with information about the civilizations of this period in the Sichuan basin in the relatively isolated south-west of China. See our images for more information.
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