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Korea. Compliments of Kavanaugh & Co.

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[1916]
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Seoul: Kavanaugh & Co., [1916]. Fifth edition, pp.26, 14 full-page illustrations. A very good copy in lightly soiled and creased original wrappers. John Kavanaugh (1866-1918) headed west from his native Kansas City to the California gold fields in 1895, and on to Korea in 1902 where he founded Kavanaugh & Company, general commission agents in Seoul and Chosen,… Read more
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Oudheden in Cheribon. [with] Makasaarsche historien.

by Wilsen, Frans Carel

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1855
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Batavia: Lange & Co., 1855. First edition, pp.(146)-166, 6 plates; (111)-145. The whole issue of Tijdschrift voor Indische Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. Onder redaktie van P. Bleeker, J. Munnich, en E. Netscher. Deel IV, Nieuwe Serie Deel I, Aflevering II is present, total pagination pp(111)-208. A very good copy, uncut in original wrappers. Frans Carel Wilsen (1813-89) was… Read more
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W.O. Oldman. The Remarkable Collector. William Ockleford Oldman's Personal Archive.

by Hales, Robert, and Kevin Conru

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2016
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[Brussels]: Published by the authors., 2016. Folio, pp.253, illustrated throughout. No.30 of 300 copies.
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Milan: Leonardo Arte, 1996. Two volumes, pp.154, 243 colour plates, text in wrappers, plate volume in boards, slipcase. 1000 copies only issued. A fine set in original slip-case, text in wrappers, plate volume in boards, as issued. A superbly produced facsimile of the original album of Mughal, Deccani and Persian miniatures together with calligraphy by Mir Imad-al Hasani, most… Read more
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Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1913-17. First edition, two offprints from T'oung-pao Vols XIV and XVII, pp.58; 43. Both papers are in very good condition in lightly worn and stained original wrappers. The front wrapper of the second part is detached, but present.
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Memoir on the Scythic version of the Behistun inscription.

by Norris, Edwin

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Published
1854
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London: Royal Asiatic Society, 1854. An extract from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, volume 15, 1854, pp.213, 10 folded leaves of plates; Bound with Addenda, pp.(431)-433. With printed text in Elamite. A very good largely uncut copy, handsomely bound in recent quarter calf, marbled boards.
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London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1924. First edition, 4to, pp.528, 161 plates, 18 in colour, 3 folding maps. One of 750 copies. A very good copy in original cloth, top edge gilt. Some discolouration to cloth on front and back boards. Three panels of dust jacket laid down on modern paper. Preserved in cloth slip-case.
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cover of Indonesian Ornamental Design.

Indonesian Ornamental Design.

by Hoop, A.N.J.Th. A Th. van der

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Published
1949
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Batavia: Koninklijk Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, 1949. First edition, 4to, pp.324, 152 full-page illustrations. Text in English, Dutch, and Bahasa Indonesia. A very good copy in the original cloth-backed boards. Very minor wear to head of spine. An exceptional copy of a book which is usually rather worn. A well-illustrated record of the principal designs used… Read more
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Miniatures Persanes et Indo-Persanes. Collection Jean Pozzi.

by Blochet, E.

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Published
1930
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Paris, 1930. First edition Folio, pp.177, 65 plates, 9 in colour. A very good copy in original suede portfolio. Jean Pozzi, a French diplomat and specialist on relations between his country and the Turkish Empire, was one of the great collectors of Persian and Indian painting in the early part of the twentieth century. This scarce catalogue was… Read more
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cover of Indo-Tibetan Bronzes.

Indo-Tibetan Bronzes.

by Schroeder, Ulrich von

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Published
1981
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Hong Kong: Visual Dharma Publications, 1981. First edition, folio, pp.576, 18 colour plates, numerous illustrations. Copy number 11 of the first edition of only 500 copies. A very good copy in the original leatherette binding, slip-case. An important reference on Himalayan sculpture from the earliest bronzes to the 20th century, with chapters on technique, style and influences.
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cover of Les Peintures du Bouddhisme Tibetain. Preface de Jean-Francois Jarrige. Essai sur les techniques redige en collaboration avec Sylvie Colinart.

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Paris, 1995. First edition, 4to, pp.522, 22 plates, profusely illustrated, tables and maps. A very good copy in original wrappers. A catalogue of the Tibetan paintings in the collection of the Musee Guimet.
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Malayan sketches.

by Felkin, Margaret

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Published
[1925]
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Singapore: [privately printed], [1925]. First edition, 4to, twelve tipped-in colour reproductions of paintings by Margaret Felkin, plates approximately 12 x 19 cm, text leaf, original card portfolio. A very good copy in original card portfolio. An album of twelve tipped in colour reproductions of paintings by Margaret Felkin (fl.c.1910-40), who worked as an artist and exhibited in Singapore… Read more
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Gyantse Revisited.

by Lo Bue, Erberto & Ricca, Franco

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Published
1990
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Firenze: Casa Editrice Le Lettere, 1990. First edition pp.xiii, 569, 196 illustrations, 7 figures. A very good copy in original wrappers. A detailed survey of the temple and stupa at Gyantse which updates Tucci's study of fifty years earlier.
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cover of Javaanse Volksvertoningen. Bijdrage tot de Beschrijving van Land en Volk.

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Batavia: Volkslectuur, 1938. First edition, 4to, pp.545, 45 plates, 4 mounted and in colour. A very good copy in original boards, spine strengthened. One of the classic studies of Javanese theatre, with many illustrations of masks.
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L'Art Khmer Classique. Monuments du Quadrant Nord-Est.

by Parmentier, Henri

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Published
1939
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Paris: Les Éditions d'Art et d'Histoire, 1939. First edition, two volumes, pp.364, 72 plates, 59 text illustrations; x, 73 folding plans and elevations. PEFEO, Volume XXIX Bis. A very good set in rather worn original wrappers.
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cover of A Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts. The Chester Beatty Library.  [Eight volumes complete.]

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Dublin: Emery Walker, 1955-66. First edition, eight volumes, in total 1123 pages, 200 plates. This set is heavy and may incur additional postage. A very good set in original cloth. A catalogue of the extensive collection of Arabic manuscripts formed by Alfred Chester Beatty. The indexes, published in 1966, were compiled by Ursula Lyons.
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cover of Monuments Turcs d'Anatolie. Tome Premier: Kayseri-Nigde. Tome Deuxieme (1934) : Amasya - Tokat - Sivas.

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Paris: E. De Boccard, 1931-34. First edition, two volumes, folio, pp.vii, 170, 56 plates, 103 text figures; iii, 204, 80 plates (1-79, 1 bis), 120 text figures. A very good set in original cloth-backed boards.
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cover of Album de l'Exposition d'Art Persan.

Album de l'Exposition d'Art Persan.

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1935
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Cairo: Société des Amis de l'Art, 1935. First edition, 4to, pp.(iv), 72 plates. Number 37 of 300 copies only issued. A very good copy in original boards. Cover photo torn at edge. Catalogue of an exhibition.
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cover of Saracenic Heraldry. A Survey.

Saracenic Heraldry. A Survey.

by Mayer, L.A.

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1933
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1933. First edition, 4to, pp.xv, 302, 71 plates. Fine copy in original cloth. Mayer's aim in this book was to provide a fully documented armorial roll of Saracenic Sultans, Princes, and Knights for students of Islamic art.
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cover of A Catalogue of the Turkish Manuscripts and Miniatures.  The Chester Beatty Library. With an Introduction by the late J.V.S. Wilkinson.

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Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co., 1958. First edition, folio, pp.xxxv, 145, 43 plates, 3 in colour. A very good copy in original cloth.
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