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Rare Chinese Arts Books


Carved Jade of Ancient China

Carved Jade of Ancient China by Alfred Salmony

Original Olive Green Cloth Binding with gold decoration on front cover. 85 pages with 73 full page black and white plates. Th...

$3,500.00
Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng)

Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng) by Cao Xueqin; Gao E; Cheng Weiyuan

18th-century Chinese novel of manners. « A richly illustrated Chinese accordion book with 10 silk paintings about the stor...

CAD $2,900.00
Chinese Porcelain, The S. C. Ko Tianminlou Collection. Vol I and II

Chinese Porcelain, The S. C. Ko Tianminlou Collection. Vol I and II by Lovell, Hin-cheung; Ko See; Tang Hoi; Joseph Ting

in English and Chinese. Publisher: Hong Kong Museum of Art, Presented by the Urban Council, Hong Kong, 1987. Two (2) Vols in ...

$450.00
Metropolitan Seminars In Art (Twelve Volume Set & Three Volume Set)

Metropolitan Seminars In Art (Twelve Volume Set & Three Volume Set) by John Canaday

This set of twelve volume books and three volume books is in fair condition. The covers, corners, edges and spines are worn. The...

$350.00
An Illustrated Record of the Stanley Charles Nott collection of Chinese Jades

An Illustrated Record of the Stanley Charles Nott collection of Chinese Jades by Nott

This edition is limited to one thousand copies of which this book is No. 257 and signed. An Illustrated Annotation on the workin...

$10,000.00
The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: Jie Zi Yuan Hua Zhuan, 1679-1701 a Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition with the Text Translated from the Chinese and Edited by Mai-Mai Sze

The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: Jie Zi Yuan Hua Zhuan, 1679-1701 a Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition with the Text Translated from the Chinese and Edited by Mai-Mai Sze by Wang, Kai; Sze, Mai-Mai

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977. Fine but for prev. owner bkplt. on front pastedown and very minor traces of use, in...

CAD $150.00
Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages

Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages by Stanley Charles Nott

Rare Association Copy! Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "With the very best of wishes of one scribbler of ...

$800.00
Kuo: Paintings by the Contemporary Chinese Artist

Kuo: Paintings by the Contemporary Chinese Artist by Kuo Yu Lun

Some discoloration along edges. Significant scuffing on back cover. Spine shows signs of top pulling with tear at top. Spine als...

$325.00
19th Century Album.

19th Century Album. by Chinese Paintings

London: Ackerman & Co., 96 Strand [ no date ]. 0. Presentation states: "To Charles Stuart with Pat Campbell's kinde...

£24,000.00
Recent Paintings by Prof. Chao Shao-an Volume 16

Recent Paintings by Prof. Chao Shao-an Volume 16 by Chao Shao-an

Hong Kong: Lingnam Art Studios First edition. Softcover. Published Hong Kong: Lingnam Art Studios, no date. Small 4to. wrappers,...

$150.00
A Catalogue of Rare Chinese Jade Carvings Compiled by Stanley Charles Nott

A Catalogue of Rare Chinese Jade Carvings Compiled by Stanley Charles Nott by Nott, Stanley Charles

Florida: The House of Jade, 1940. Limited, numbered first edition. Number 18. Published Florida: The House of Jade, 1940. Folio,...

$2,150.00
Painting in the Chinese Manner

Painting in the Chinese Manner by Chang, Shu-Chi

NY: Viking, 1960. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published NY: Viking, 1960, first printing. 4to.,...

$100.00
The Wares of the Ming Dynasty

The Wares of the Ming Dynasty by R. L. Hobson

London: Benn Brothers, 1923, 1923. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good-. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing. LIMI...

$355.00
Stories of Ancient Chinese Noted Beauties

Stories of Ancient Chinese Noted Beauties by Anonymous

Unknown Boards covered in deep maroon patterned silk, title on applied label on front, 10 hand colored textual illustrations. Bo...

$500.00



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