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Miniatures Persanes et Indo-Persanes. Collection Jean Pozzi.

by Blochet, E.

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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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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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W.O. Oldman. The Remarkable Collector. William Ockleford Oldman's Personal Archive.

by Hales, Robert, and Kevin Conru

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Published
2016
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[Brussels]: Published by the authors., 2016. Folio, pp.253, illustrated throughout. No.18 of 300 copies. New copy in original pictorial boards, cloth slip-case.
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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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image of Pagan.  Mural paintings of the Buddhist temples in Burma. Text by Toru-Ono. Photos by Takao-Inoue.

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Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978. First edition, large folio, pp.254, 267 illustrations, 135 in colour, 2 maps, slipcase. Text in Japanese with English summary and captions. A very good copy in original cloth, slip-case. A superb large-format photographic record of the wall paintings in the temples of Pagan. Herbert 735
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image 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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Numismatique des Arabes avant l'Islamisme.

by Langlois, Victor

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Published
1859
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Paris: C. Rollin, 1859. First edition, 4to, pp.xii, 158, 5 plates. A very good uncut copy in original wrappers. Spine slightly torn. A little light foxing. With chapters on Nabatène, Mésène or Characène, Pamyre, Edesse, and Atratène.
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image of Wall Paintings from Ancient Shrines in Central Asia. Recovered by Sir Aurel Stein. Described by Fred H. Andrews. Published under the orders of the Government of India.

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London: Oxford University Press, Geoffrey Cumberlege; colour plates by Henry Stone & Son of Banbury., 1948. First edition, two volumes, text in folio, pp.xxxiv, 128, 3 plans, folding map. Plates in large folio, 32 plates, 13 in colour, 3 folding. A near fine set. Text volume in original quarter cloth, plain boards; plates in original cloth portfolio, gilt… Read more
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Souvenir of Malaya. From sketches by Mrs H.C. Barnard.

by Barnard, H.C.

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[c.1913]
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London: Malay States Information Agency, [c.1913]. Oblong 8vo, pp.[16], colour illustrations, original wrappers. Original colour wrappers lightly dust soiled and a little spotted, contents in very good condition. Reproductions of twelve watercolours by Mrs Barnard originally painted in 1912. Mrs Barnard, married to the Divisional Engineer of the FMS Railways, was active in Kuala Lumpur society from… Read more
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image of Art of Thangka. A Catalogue of the Hahn Foundation for Museum. Translated by, Korean: Hahn Foundation for Museum, English: Roderick Whitfield & Young-sook Pak.

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Seoul: Hahn Foundation, 1997-2003. Four volumes, pp.227; 229; 224; 247; 400 colour plates. A very good set in original cloth, slip-cases..
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image of The Stupa of Bharhut: A Buddhist monument ornamented with numerous sculptures illustrative of Buddhist legend and history in the third century B.C.

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London: Published by order of the Secretary of State for India in Council, by Wm. H. Allen, 1879. First edition, 4to, pp.vii, 143, 57 plates with 115 mounted Woodbury-type photographs. One of 250 copies only printed. A very good copy bound in later buckram, title gilt to spine. A remarkable well-illustrated record of the remains of the great stupa… Read more
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Nouvelles Recherches sur les Chams.

by Cabaton, Antoine

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Published
1901
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Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901. First edition pp.215, illustrations, A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth.
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Beijing: Zhongguo Wenwu Lioutong Xietiao Zhang Xin, 2001. Two volumes, folio, pp.657; 581 colour plates. Chinese text. A very good set in original cloth, dust wrappers, slip case
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image of Archaeological Reconnaissances in North-Western India and South-Eastern Iran. Carried out and recorded with the support of Harvard University and the British Museum. Antiques examined and described with the assistance of Fred H. Andrews and analysed in an appendix by R.L. Hobson.

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London: Macmillan, 1937. First edition, second issue, folio, pp.xix, 267, 34 plates, 6 in colour, 88 illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding, 18 plans. Without the two large folding maps, Baluchistan and Kerman, and Kerman and Gulf Coast. Fine copy in original cloth, top edge gilt. But without the two large folding maps. It appears that when the publisher… Read more
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Collection of Islamic Art. Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan.

by Welch, Anthony

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Published
1972-78
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Chateau de Bellerive, Geneva: [privately printed], 1972-78. Four volumes 4to (30.8 x 24 cm), pp. 224, [4]; 224, [4]; 218, [2]; 220, [2]; with 5 maps (4 coloured) and 372 mounted photographs (145 in colour). A fine set in original green morocco, spines gilt, all edges gilt. A pristine set describing one of the most important collections of… Read more
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image of Moorish remains in Spain. Being a brief record of the Arabian conquest of the peninsula with a particular account of the Mohammedan architecture and decoration in Cordova, Seville & Toledo. [with] The Alhambra. Being a brief record of the Arabian conquest of the peninsula with a particular account of the Mohammedan architecture and decoration

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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1906-07. First edition of first work, second edition of second. Two volumes, 4to (25 x 20 cm), pp.[xx], [2], 586, [1], [1, blank], 85 chromolithographic plates; lvi, 480, [6, advertisements], photographic portrait frontispiece, 80 chromolithographic plates. Both works with extensives black and white plans and illustrations, many full-page, included in the pagination. … Read more
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image of The Thousand Buddhas. Ancient Buddhist Paintings from the Cave-Temples of Tun-Huang on the western frontier of China. Recovered and described by Aurel Stein, K.C.I.E. With an introductory essay by Laurence Binyon. Published under the Orders of H.M. Secretary of State for India and with the co-operation of the Trustees of the British Museum.

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London: Bernard Quaritch; plates by Henry Stone & Son of Banbury., 1921. First edition, two volumes, text in folio, 40 x 31 cm., pp.xii, 65; title-page and 48 plates, thirty-three in large folio, 64 x 51 cm., twelve in three colour, twenty-one in halftone, and fifteen smaller plates, 40 x 31 cm, of which ten in three colour, 5… Read more
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Peintures du Monastere de Nor.

by Burawoy, Robert

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Published
1978
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Paris: Galerie Robert Burawoy, 1978. Large folio, pp.24, 8 fine colour plates interleaved with explanatory guards. Number 270 of 326 copies only. A very good copy in original cloth. Light damp marking to cloth edge. Superb reproductions of important paintings from the Nor monastery with full iconography.
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image of Les Fouilles de Hadda. III: Figures et Figurines. Album Photographique.

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Paris: G. van Oest, 1930. First edition, folio, pp.26, 112 plates. Memoires de la Delegation Archeologique Francaise en Afghanistan, VI. A very good copy in original wrappers. A fine record of the Gandharan heads excavated at Hadda. Volume I was published in 1933, Volume III in 1930, but Volume II was never published.
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The Art of Central Asia. The Stein Collection in the British Museum.

by Whitfield, Roderick

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Published
1982-1985
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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1982-1985. First edition in English, three volumes, folio, pp.344; 358; 362, 270 colour plates, 438 illustrations. One of 550 sets in English. A fine set in original silk slip-cases. A magnificently illustrated set depicting the art removed from Dunhuang by Stein and now preserved in the British Museum. Ninety packing cases from Stein's 1906-07 expedition were… Read more
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