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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1360289 (stock #WN040)
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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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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 : Pre 2000 item #1320595 (stock #SK 911 A)
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Out of print reference publication about Chinese ceramics and porcelain, from the renowned Collection Baur in Geneva, Switzerland. Published in 1999 by Art Media Resources, first edition. Two volumes with 208 and 255 pages, dust jackets, in slipcase. Showing 342 masterpieces from the Tang to the Qing period. Condition: fine. Dimension: 28.6 cm x 23.2 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1313276 (stock #4741)
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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 #SK 890)
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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 : References : Pre 2000 item #1312808 (stock #SK 889)
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This fully-illustrated (over 300 prints) publication contains three essays: an art historical overview of the developments of shin hanga, a discussion of the pioneering role of the publisher Watanabe Shozaburo and an introduction to Western artists working in Japan during the formative years of the shin hanga movement...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1312277 (stock #SK 888)
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$600.00
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First and only limited edition of 1500 copies, published in 1976 by Pierre-F. Schneeberger, numbered 990/1500. Illustrating and describing in detail 137 jade pieces from the renowned Collection Baur in Geneva, Switzerland, many with tissue overlays. Condition: fine. Dimension: 29.2 cm x 23.2, weight: 1.7 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1068441 (stock #SK 321)
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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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #1039003 (stock #SK 277)
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Hardcover book about the ancient and modern history of Algeria, richly illustrated, with foldable map of Algeria, 24 engravings with views and 12 colored depictions of the army designed by Rouargue. Published by Furne in Paris, first edition, dating from 1843, 637 pages, complete. Title in French: Histoire de l'Algerie Ancienne et Moderne depuis les premiers etablissements des carthaginois jusques et y compris les dernieres campagnes du General Bugeaud...