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Nanga Paintings

By: Addis, Stephen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Robert G. Sawers 1975: 1975

Book number: 56035

Condition: Very Good


91 pp. Original colour pictorial boards in plain cardboard slipcase. Slight wear to spine ends. Slipcase worn. Internally clean. No ownership names. B&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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Tall Mountains and Flowing Waters : The Arts of Uragami Gyokudo

By: Addiss, Stephen

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press 1987: 1987

Book number: 53348

ISBN: 0824810392

Condition: Very Good


ix, 163 pp. Publisher's full beige cloth in dust jacket. Dj spine faded but lettering bright. A few spots to top edge of cloth. No ownership names. Colour and b&w illustrations. VG/VG View more info

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Dhurrie: Flatwoven Rugs of India

By: Ahuja, Shyoma

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Woodbridge (Suffolk), Antique Collectors' Club Ltd / India House Books 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56372

ISBN: 8175081112

Condition: Fine


272 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w. View more info

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The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro

By: Asano, Shugo & Timothy Clarke

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press 1995: 1995

Book number: 57489

ISBN: 071411474x

Condition: As New


2 Vols, Vol 1; 260 pp., Vol 2; 296 pp., Fully illustrated in colour and b/w, JAPANESE AND ENGLISH TEXT. Still shrinkwrapped in the slipcase. View more info

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Turkish Art

By: Atl, Esin

Price: £48.00

Publisher: U S A, Smithsonian Institution Press 1980: 1980

Book number: 33064

ISBN: 0874742188

Condition: Very Good


386 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w faded dustwrapper spine View more info

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Keramic Art of Japan

By: Audsley, George A., and Bowes, James L.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Henry Sotheran and Co. 1881: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41865

Condition: Poor


304pp. 32 plates, many of which are stunning chromolithographs; some photos, some engravings. Also a comprehensively illustrated section on marks and monograms at the end. Some of the plates and first pages are loose (no loss), up to page 13 - though some of the plates may have fallen out of their correct position in the book. The book has been given fresh endpapers. The loose pages are chipped and browned round the edges; there is generally some browning to the edges of... View more info

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Painters of the Great Ming : The Imperial Court and the Zhe School

By: Barnhart, Richard M.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art 1993: 1993

Book number: 56442

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 360 pp. Large format paperback. Very clean and unmarked copy. No ownership names. Slight fading to spine. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Errata slip laid in. Published to accompany the exhibition in Dallas in 1993. View more info

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Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints

By: Baten, Lea

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York/Japan, Shufunotomo/Weatherhill 1995: 1995

Book number: 36340

ISBN: 0834803445

Condition: Near Fine


160 pp., illustrated in colour. View more info

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Karatsu Ware - A tradition of Diversity

By: Becker, Johanna

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Tokyo & New York, Kodansha International 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48739

ISBN: 0870117491

Condition: Near Fine


220 pp., illustrated. very nice copy 30.5 cm tall View more info

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Thai Painting

By: Boisselier, Jean

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41350

ISBN: 0870112805

Condition: Very Good


272 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some marks to dustwrapper. The first book in a little-researched field. Thai sculpture and pottery are well known, but Thai painting, although rarer, is no less of an achievement- rich and delicate, breathtaking in its visual appeal. In this standard-setting volume, the author combines a sensitive eye with a scholarly mind to give the reader a comprehensive cultural and aesthetic grasp of the art. View more info

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Thai Painting

By: Boisselier, Jean

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57873

ISBN: 0870112805

Condition: Near Fine


272 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. Nice copy still in it's plain card slipcase (which has a few marks). The first book in a little-researched field. Thai sculpture and pottery are well known, but Thai painting, although rarer, is no less of an achievement- rich and delicate, breathtaking in its visual appeal. In this standard-setting volume, the author combines a sensitive eye with a scholarly mind to give the reader a comprehensive cultural and aesthet... View more info

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Turks : A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600

By: Cagman, Filiz

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts 2005: 2005

Book number: 50051

ISBN: 1903973570

Condition: Near Fine


494 pp., Illustrated throughout in colour. View more info

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Recent Paintings by Arnold Chang

By: Chang, Arnold

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Eskenazi 2006: 2006

Book number: 56569

ISBN: 1873609183

Condition: Very Good


56 pp. Large format paperback. Covers clean. Internally clean. Colour illustrations throughout. Published to accompany the exhibition in London in 2006. View more info

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A World Beyond All Books. Paintings and Calligraphy by Fang Chao-ling

By: Chao-ling, Fang

Price: £75.00

Publisher: N.p., N.p. [Printed by Thompson & Tompkins] N.d. [1970's]: 1970

Book number: 49821

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated [30 pp]. Blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Dj slightly rubbed & marked. Inscribed by the artist on title page and dated Aug. 15, 1979 in London. Designed by Sacred Heart Design Consultants. Colour and b&w reproductions of Fang Chao-ling's paintings and calligraphy. VG/VG View more info

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Bokhara, Turkoman and Afghan Rugs

By: CLARK, Hartley

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited 1922: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45166

Condition: Very Good


xxvi, 130 [2] pp., Illustrated with seventeen plates in colour, eight monotone plates and numerous illustrations in black and white. Darkening to edges of boards, corners bumped. Contents very good and clean. View more info

Image for Utamaro : And the Spectacle of Beauty

Utamaro : And the Spectacle of Beauty

By: Davis, Julie Nelson

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books 2007: 2007

Book number: 56464

ISBN: 1861893590

Condition: Very Good


296 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dj slightly rubbed & edgeworn. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

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L'estampe Japonaise

By: Delay, Nelly

Price: £55.00

Publisher: France, Hazan 1993: 1993

Book number: 47533

ISBN: 285025326x

Condition: Very Good


FRENCH TEXT 327 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. View more info

Image for Gods, Guardians, and Lovers : Temple Sculptures from North India A.D. 700-1200

Gods, Guardians, and Lovers : Temple Sculptures from North India A.D. 700-1200

By: Desai, Vishakha N. and Darielle Mason, editors

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York, The Asia Society Galleries in association with Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd. 1993: 1993

Book number: 55838

Condition: Near Fine


288 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. View more info

Image for Faces of Asia : Portraits From the Permanent Collection

Faces of Asia : Portraits From the Permanent Collection

By: Desai, Vishakha N. and Denise Patry Leidy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 1989: 1989

Book number: 56568

ISBN: 0878463143

Condition: Very Good


71 pp. Large format paperback. Spine faded. Internally clean. No ownership names. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Published to accompany the exhibition in Boston in 1989-1990. View more info

Image for Garden and Cosmos : The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur

Garden and Cosmos : The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur

By: Diamond, Debra and Catherine Glynn and Karni Singh Jasol

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The British Museum Press 2009: 2008

Book number: 57909

ISBN: 0714124583

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 337 pp. Large format paperback. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Full-colour illustrations throughout. Published to accompany the exhibition at the British Museum in London in 2009. View more info