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Great National Treasures of China: Masterworks in the National Palace Museum
1 Great National Treasures of China: Masterworks in the National Palace Museum
Taiwan, Republic of China National Palace Museum 1993 957-562086-0 / 9789575620868 Revision, Second Printing Cloth Fine Fine 4to 
340 pages; 173 "treasures" illustrated full-page in color. Enclosed in a pictorial slipcase, fine condition. Chinese and English text. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Master Lee Sun-Don: 2007 Autumn-Winter Exhibitions
2 Master Lee Sun-Don: 2007 Autumn-Winter Exhibitions
Taiwan Sun Boy International Company 2007 no First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine 4to 
118 pages; essays; 69 color plates; text illustrations. Totemic art. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shi Huang, The First Qin Emperor
3 Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shi Huang, The First Qin Emperor
China National Museum of History 2000 9570273518 / 9789570273519 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine 4to 
242 pages; numerous color photographs. Chinese text; some English captions. Accompanied an exhibition in Taiwan. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Shin SangHo 1996-2002: Dream of Africa, Anonymous
4 Anonymous Shin SangHo 1996-2002: Dream of Africa
Ana 2002 89-95141638 / 9788995141632 Cloth Fine Fine Exhibition Catalogue Folio - 12.5" x 10" 
130 pages; numerous color plates. The ceramic sculpture of SangHo Shin, focusing on the numerous figures in his Dream of Africa series. Text is Korean and English. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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A Reader's Guide to the Arts of Japan, Barnet, Sylvan; William Burto
5 Barnet, Sylvan; William Burto A Reader's Guide to the Arts of Japan
New York The Asia Society 1986 no Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine 11"x 8.5" 
8 pages. General Works; Specialized Works on Forms of Art (e.g. painting, prints, calligraphy, etc.); Studies of Periods of Japanese Art. Periods include: pre-Buddhist, Asuka, Nara, Heian, Kamakura, Nambokucho, Muromachi, Momoyama, Edo, Meiji. A slim pamphlet-style publication. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Minol Araki, Brown, Claudia; Richard Barnhart; Steven D. Owyoung
6 Brown, Claudia; Richard Barnhart; Steven D. Owyoung Minol Araki
Phoenix Art Museum 1999 0910407363 / 9780910407366 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
131 pages; 62 color plates, including a 4-page foldout. The artist is a modern Chinese painter using ink and color on a paper ground. His subjects include Lotus, Landscapes, Flowers and Birds, Faces and Figures.Clean throughout, no marks, tears, creases. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Love's Picture Book, The History of Pleasure and Indignation - Vol. III, Brusendorff, Ove and Poul Henningsen
7 Brusendorff, Ove and Poul Henningsen Love's Picture Book, The History of Pleasure and Indignation - Vol. III
New York Lyle Stuart 1969 no quarter cloth / paper boards Very Good No Jacket 8vo 
160 pages; b&w illustrations. "Exotic Horizons": Asia, India, Africa, 
Price: 8.00 USD
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China Today and Her Ancient Treasures, Cohen, Joan Lebold and Jerome Alan Cohen
8 Cohen, Joan Lebold and Jerome Alan Cohen China Today and Her Ancient Treasures
New York Harry N. Abrams 1973 0810901579 / 9780810901575 Cloth Very Good Very Good Thick 4to 
400 pages; 357 illustrations, including 336 color plates. Joan Cohen taught Oriental art history at Tufts; Jerome Cohen was Director of East Asian Legal Studies at Harvard. Both speak Chinese and travelled extensively in China. Nearly fine condition. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts, Cram, Ralph Adams
9 Cram, Ralph Adams Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts
New York The Baker & Taylor Company 1905 First Edition Good No Jacket 8vo 
227 pages. 52 plates plus frontispiece, most are sepia-toned photographs. The ten chapters are ten different papers written by the noted American architect. Wine-red decorated cloth boards with handsome gilt titles, t.e.g. Wear to spine extremeties and corners. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Great Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the Peoples Republic of China, Fong, Wen
10 Fong, Wen The Great Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the Peoples Republic of China
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art 1981 0-87099-226-0 / 9780870992261 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
386 pages. One of the earliest exhibitions following the restoration of relations between China and the US, this was a major scholarly undertaking between the Met's curators, academic scholars, and the Shanghai Museum. Beautifully illustrated, including full page photographs of the objects, this remains a standard reference on the subject. Some fading to the cover. Includes map of China's administrative divisions. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Treasures from the Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China, Fong, Wen
11 Fong, Wen Treasures from the Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art 1980 0-87099-230-9 / 9780870992308 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
192 pages. This is the popular, abridged version of the scholarly catalogue which accompanied the exhibition, The Great Bronze Age of China. Entries for 105 objects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Splendors of Imperial China: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Hearn, Maxwell K.
12 Hearn, Maxwell K. Splendors of Imperial China: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1996 0870997661 / 9780870997662 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
144 pages; 107 "treasures" illustrated in color. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Hiroshige / Eisen, The Sixty-Nine Staions of the Kisokaido, Izzard, Sebastian
13 Izzard, Sebastian Hiroshige / Eisen, The Sixty-Nine Staions of the Kisokaido
New York George Braziller Publisher 2008 0807615935 / 9780807615935 Embossed Cloth Fine Fine 10" x 13.5" oblong 
160 pages; 71 plates are illustrated as the series includes a second version of some. The plates appear on a recto with commentary on an opposite, facing verso. This set was published from early impressions found in fine condition. Keisai Eisen signed his prints, indicating that they are first editions. Beautifully done; informative commentary. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Two Thousand Years of Oriental Ceramics, Koyama, Fujio and John Figgess
14 Koyama, Fujio and John Figgess Two Thousand Years of Oriental Ceramics
New York Harry N. Abrams First Edition Cloth Fine Good Thick folio 
379 pages; 173 illustrations, including 54 tipped-in color plates. Clean and tight; a huge book, and beautiful. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Edo Culture in Japanese Prints, Lee, George; et al
15 Lee, George; et al The Edo Culture in Japanese Prints
Yale University Art Gallery 1972 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
46 pages; 14 black and white reproductions representing over 75 prints in the exhibition. Under the Tokugawa shoguns, Edo (Tokyo) became the world's most populous city; a place of power, commerce, and pleasure. These prints span about a century, from Masunobu and Harunobu of the mid-18th century, to Hokusai and Hiroshige of the mid-19th century; from views of the city to its actors and beautiful women. Glossary of terms. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Arts of South and Southeast Asia / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Lerner, Martin (introduction); Steven Kossak 9text)
16 Lerner, Martin (introduction); Steven Kossak 9text) The Arts of South and Southeast Asia / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1994 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine Museum Bulletin 4to 
88 pages, MMA Bulletin Spring 1994. Thoroughly ilustrated - 95 color photographs. Ancient India, Medieval India, Late India, The Himalayan Kingdoms, Southeast Asia. Clean and tight, about as new. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Man and the Renaissance, Martindale, Andrew
17 Martindale, Andrew Man and the Renaissance
London Paul Hamlyn 1967 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to 
176 pages; 204 illustrations, 100 color; endpaper maps; glossary. From the series Landmarks of the World's Art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Floating World, Michener, James A.
18 Michener, James A. The Floating World
New York Random House 1954 no First Printing Decorated cloth boards Very Good Good 8vo 
404 pages; 65 illustrations, including 40 color. History and commentary on the "great age" of Japanese prints, roughly 1660 to 1860. How did artists create, provide, distribute artwork under the restrictive Tokugawa dictatorship? When did ther lights go out on the artwork? Dustjacket chipped at the spine, weakened along the fold; faded. Book clean and bright throughout; binding tight; nearly fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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mingei: folk arts of old Japan, Munsterberg, Hugo
19 Munsterberg, Hugo mingei: folk arts of old Japan
Np The Asia Society 1965 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
144 pages. Over 100 reproduced items, most in halftone, several tipped-in color plates. Catalogue of the 1965 exhibition at Asia House Gallery. Handsome. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ai-Mitsu, Otani, Shogo; Aya Fujisaki; Ikuo Arikawa
20 Otani, Shogo; Aya Fujisaki; Ikuo Arikawa Ai-Mitsu
The Mainichi Newspapers 2007 Stiff Card Pictorial Wrappers Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
not pagtinated but about 231 pages; 119 catalogue color plates, including three 2-page foldouts; numerous other illustrations. The exhibition to mark the 100th anniversary of the artist's birth; Ai-Mitsu died in 1946. Japanese and English text. Clean throughout. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Floating World, Michener, James A.
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Hiroshige / Eisen, The Sixty-Nine Staions of the Kisokaido, Izzard, Sebastian
Hiroshige / Eisen, The Sixty-Nine Staions of the Kisokaido
Izzard, Sebastian
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The Great Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China
Wen Fong (Edited by)
35.00 USD

Out of China's Earth: Archeological Discoveries in the People's Republic of China, Qian, Hao; Chen, Heyi; Ru, Suichu
Out of China's Earth: Archeological Discoveries in the People's Republic of China
Qian, Hao; Chen, Heyi; Ru, Suichu
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Love's Picture Book, The History of Pleasure and Indignation - Vol. III, Brusendorff, Ove and Poul Henningsen
Love's Picture Book, The History of Pleasure and Indignation - Vol. III
Brusendorff, Ove and Poul Henningsen
8.00 USD

Master Lee Sun-Don: 2007 Autumn-Winter Exhibitions
Master Lee Sun-Don: 2007 Autumn-Winter Exhibitions
40.00 USD

Ai-Mitsu, Otani, Shogo; Aya Fujisaki; Ikuo Arikawa
Ai-Mitsu
Otani, Shogo; Aya Fujisaki; Ikuo Arikawa
65.00 USD

Minol Araki, Brown, Claudia; Richard Barnhart; Steven D. Owyoung
Minol Araki
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