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Rajput Painting

By Lee, Sherman E. and George Montgomery

New York: Asia Society, 1960. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Probable first edition. 86, [xi ]pp, map, Introduction by Sherman Lee, selected bibliography, 81 illustrations (about half in color), catalogue. Oblong 8vo/ 19 x 26cm. Pictorial hardcover, slightly rubbed, short closed splits both front joints, internally clean, tight and very good..

$17.60

Art of the Steppes: The Eurasian Animal Style. Translated by Ann E. Keep

By Jettmar, Karl

London: Methuen, 1967. Book. NF. Hardcover. A volume in the Methuen series Art of the World: a series of regional histories of art. First Edition in English. Translated from Die fruhen Steppenvolker (Baden-Baden,1964). 272pp, 3 maps, 53 colored plates, 141 monochrome figures, bibliography, index. Tall 8vo/23.5cm. Maroon cloth gilt, in slip case. NF/NF. Dr. Karl Jettmar (1918- ) Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, University of Heidelberg is one of the great authorities on the Central Asian animal style as well as the leading authority on the culture of the northern Pakistan and northern Kashmir peoples..

$29.33

From the Lands of the Scythians. Ancient Treasures from the Museums of the USSR; 3,000-100 B.C.

By Farkas, Ann et al

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Metropolitam Museum of Art Bulletin, Volume XXXII, No 5. Special Issue. 160pp, Director's Note, Introduction by Ann Farkas, 3 maps, Early Cultures of the Lands of the Scythians and Excavations and Discoveries in Scythian Lands (both adaptations from Boris Piotrovsky), 33 color plates, catalogue, many monochrome illustrations, Herodotus on the Scythians, The Dawn of Chivalry by Helmut Nickel, and The Vettersfelde Find by Dietrich von Bothmer. 4to/28cm. Paper, light wear at extremities, one corner wrinkled, internally fine..

$11.73

Turkish Miniatures

By Meredith-Owens, G.M.

London: The British Museum, 1963. Book. Hardcover. 32pp, 25 plates (8 in color), Notes and Reading List. 8vo/21.5cm. Stiff pictorial wrappers, light wear. VG+..

$9.78

Album Picture-Book: Paintings

By Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 1960. Book. Fine. Soft cover. N.d. (ca 1960?). unpaged [ii], 128 monochrome illustrations, [iii], index. 12mo/19cm. Printed red card-stock wrappers, lightly rubbed, internally fine..

$7.82

Early Medieval Art in the British Museum

By Kitzinger, Ernst

London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1960. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Second printing of Second Edition (1955). x, 114, 1l pp, Prefaces to Second and First Editions, 48 monochrome plates. 8vo/20.5cm. Printed card stock wrappers, light wear, internally fine. Ernst Kitzinger (1912-2003) was a German-American historian of late antique, early medieval and Byantine art who worked briefly at the British Museum in the early forties but later became the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University. Published first in 1940, this is more than a guidebook. It is an attempt to describe the transformation of the classical style into the medieval, a favorite theme of the author's..

$17.60