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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #1400143 (stock #WN199)
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The "Wares of the Ming Dynasty" by R.L. Hobson, 1923, limited first edition of 1'500 copies, this is no. 808. And by the same author "Cent Planches en Couleurs D'Art Chinois" first French edition printed in 1928 of "One Hundred Plates in Colour of Chinese Art", this book is undated. Condition: both volumes with missing dust jackets and a bit loose bindings, used. Dimension: 29 cm x 23 cm, weight: 3.5 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1399709 (stock #WN197)
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$420.00
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A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Chinese Jades and Other Hardstones", written by Pierre F. Schneeberger. Hardback with 22 color, 105 b.& w. photo plates, 26 illustrations. Brown cloth with dustjacket, printed 1976 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 19. Condition: clean, dust jacket with little wear and yellowing. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 2.8 cm, 2 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1399532 (stock #WN196)
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A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork", written by Basil William Robinson (former in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Hardback with 444 pages, 752 illustrations (several in color), section with signatures. Cloth with dustjacket, printed 1980 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 52. Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 5.1 cm, 3 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1360289 (stock #WN040)
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$320.00
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Five rare exhibtion catalogues about Chinese jades. 1. "Archaic Chinese Jades at the University Museum", Philadelphia, 1940, 58 pages with 15 b&w plates. 2. "Selected Examples from the Jade Exhibition" at Stockholm, 1963, 158 pages with 34 b&w plates. 3. "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" by Soame Jenyns, 1951, 38 pages and 40 b&w plates. 4. "Chinese Jade - The Image Within" at the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1986, 98 pages with b&w and color plates. 5...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1930 item #1359891 (stock #WN038)
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$330.00
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Scarce and beautiful work in two volumes on Chinese ceramics in French by J.J. Marquet de Vasselot, former curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. First Edition bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers. Volume 1 "De l'epoque des Han à l'epoque des Ming" with 32 pages plus 40 plates(chromolithographs and heliogravures) and volume 2 "De l'epoque K'ang-Hi à nos jours" containing 30 pages plus 44 plates. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 22.7 cm x 20 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1313276 (stock #4741)
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$800.00
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Not complete. A very rare document on Chinese porcelain in French, published by A. Morel in 1881, first edition. Reference book with 227 pages and 30 heliogravures and chromolithographs and more than 120 illustrations in the text. Large quarto pages loose in portfolio, pages uncut. Condition: not complete, the Nos. XXXI and XXXII of the heliogravures and chromolithographs are missing, so are the text pages 113 to 120. Some foxing on pages. Dimension: c. 38 cm x 29 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1312905 (stock #SK890)
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$380.00
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Volume 4 and 5 of the Oriental Rugs series in English, first published in German by Battenberg in 1989. Antique Collectors' Club, 1995, hardcover. Fully illustrated reference books. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 25.9 cm x 21.8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1068441 (stock #SK 321)
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$480.00
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Both Qur'an in Arabic language, dating from the first half of 20th century. One with original brown leather binding with gilt motifs, all edges gilt. Originating from Cairo and dated AH 1347 corresponding to 1928 AD. The other with cover made of printed wax cloth. Condition: not collated, first one with missing magnifying glass and loose binding, the second one with one loose page and one with tear. Dimension: 3.6 cm x 2.6 cm, 3.4 cm x 2.4 cm.