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Out of China's Earth: Archeological Discoveries in the People's Republic of China

By: Qian, Hao; Chen, Heyi; Ru, Suichu

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York / Beijing, Harry N. Abrams / China Pictorial: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003673

ISBN: 0810907666

Condition: Very Good


206 pages; 286 illustrations, including 226 color plates.Yin Ruins and the Tomb of Fu Hao; Long Forgotten State of Zhongshan; Qin Dynasty Warriors and Horses; more. Clean throughout, nearly fine condition. View more info

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Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Roberts, Laurence

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, China Institute in America: 1979

Seller ID: 003368

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; 64 "treasures" described fully and illustrated in b&w: medallions, handscrolls, textiles, plates, bowls, vases, album leaves, bronzes. View more info

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he Enduring Crafts of Japan: 33 Living Treasures

By: Sugimura, Tsune (photographs by); Masataka Ogawa (text); Tsuneari Fukuda (introduction); Gordon B. Washburn (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Tokyo, Walker/Weatherhill - A Weathermark Edition: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004814

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


230 pages; numerous full-page illustrations, some color, most b&w. Potters, weavers, dyers, Sendai weaver, Lacquer Maki-e, Choshitsu, Swordmakers, metal casters, Bamboo craftsman, Japanese doll craftsmen. Clean throughout, pages and illustrations bright; boards faded at edges and with light wear at the bottom of the spine. Dustjacket worn at edges; 1-inch paper loss at bottom. View more info

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Japanese Ceramics from the Tanakamaru Collection

By: Takeshi, Nagatake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1979

Seller ID: 004831

ISBN: 0-8799-212-0

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated. Essay followed by the catalogue of 55 works reproduced in full-page color plates. Introductory Statement by Tanakamaru Zenshi, Director, Tanakamaru Collection. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Great Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China

By: Wen Fong (Edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003863

ISBN: 0-870992260

Condition: Fine


386 pages; 121 colorplates; 130 b&w illustrations; 10 maps; 2 tables; loosely laid-in is an additional map, China's Administrative Divisions. Taking us back about 4000 years this is an extraordinary catalogue of artistic and technical skill as well as beauty. The colorplates are mostly full-page photos that clearly show the exquisite detail on the bronzes. Clean throughout, no tears or marks; the dustjacket is protected by a poly cover. View more info

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2000 Years of Japanese Art

By: Yashiro, Yukio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1958

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 002577

Condition: Good


177 pages; 135 photogravure plates; 42 tipped-in color plates. In this large format, the illustrations are well shown, some full-page. The spine is worn and dampstained affecting only some light dimpling of the endpapers. The text and plates are in nearly fine condition. View more info