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In Our Own Image - Gods and Mortals in Ancient Art (Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London 2008)

Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London
4to in dark brown cloth covered boards, unpaginated, approx. 64pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc
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Visions of Divinity - the Art of Gandhara (Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi 20 April - 30 August 2000)

Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed thick card covers, 103pp, finely printed colour plates, bibliography, index, chronology, maps etc. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
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Masterpieces of Ancient China - Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition of Ten Bronzes From Shang to Han to Celebrate the Millennium (Eskenazi, London 5 June - 8 July / Pacewildenstein, New York 20 March - 1 April 2000)

Eskenazi, London
Extra Large 4to. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 71pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc.
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Petrarch's Guide to the Holy Land - Itinerary to the Sepulcher of Our Lord Jesus Christ - Facsimile edition of Cremona, Biblioteca Statale Deposito Libreria Civica, Manuscript BB 1 2 5

University of Notre Dame Press, Indiana
Large 8vo in dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 235pp, well printed photographic facsimiles on glossy art paper, bibliography, index etc
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Tutankhamen and the Discovery of his tomb by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Mr Howard Carter

George Routledge & Sons, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in brown cloth, black lettering to spine with sphinx motif to front cover, 133pp, colour frontispiece, 2 maps and 22 illustrations. This is the first book to be published on Tutankhamen's tomb, issued just a few months after Carter announced his discovery. The author was a prominent anatomist and Egyptologist based in Cairo for much of the 1920's.
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Aurel Stein on the Silk Road

British Museum Press, London
Large square 4to in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 143pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Karim Rashid - I Want to Change the World

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Extra large Folio size in colour printed folded glossy card self wrappers . Unpaginated, approx. 250pp, colour plates, etc. Text in English
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (slight crease to bottom edge of spine from bumping, speck of rub to cover corner tips )
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The Peaceful Liberators - Jain Art From India (Los Angeles Museum of Art November 6 1994 - January 22 1995 and touring to Victoria & Albert Museum, London)

Thames & Hudson, London / Los Angeles Museum of Art
Large heavy 4to. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 279pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (slight ripple to rear paste-down end-paper - clearly a minor production flaw) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Two Masterpieces of Yuan Art (Littleton & Hennessy, European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) 18 - 27 March 2011)

Littleton & Hennessy, London and New York
Extra Large 4to. in red cloth backed colour printed thick glossy boards, unpaginated, approx. 60pp on thick paper, colour plates (some folding), etc. Dual text in English and Mandarin. 2 very fine and rare items: a lacquered bronze figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara and a mother of pearl inlaid black lacquered low table
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Greek Miscellany - A Collection of Essays on Mediaeval and Modern Greece

Published by the Author Athens
Large 8vo in stiff card covers, 187pp, illustrations in text, etc. From the personal collection of Honor Frost (1917 - 2010) the pioneering underwater archaeologist, with her bookplate on the front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (covers a little tanned)
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Six Collections Europeennes et a Divers Art Pre-Columbien (Binoche et Giquello, Paris Auction Catalogue 24 Avril 2013)

Binoche Et Giquello, Paris
Extra Large Heavy 4to. in colour printed glossy boards, 168pp on thick glossy art paper, 90 lots all fully illustrated and described
Almost AS NEW (very slight bump to top corner of front cover) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Eye Goddess

Phoenix House, London
4to in navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 168pp, plates, illustrations in text, index etc
Ex-reference library copy, with all the usual stamps and pasting, however still a VERY GOOD clean and tight and otherwise unmarked copy of a scarce book
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La Collection Barbier-Mueller Art Precolombien (Sotheby's, Paris - the single volume sale catalogue for auction on 22 and 23 Mars / March 2013)

Sotheby's, Paris
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 224pp on glossy art paper, 313 lots all illustrated in colour, bilingual French and English notes.
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The Ancient Art of South East Asia (Shirley Day / Alexander Gotz, London 1992)

Shirley Day / Alexander Gotz
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 72pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. 32 fine items
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Treasures From the Silk Road - Devotion conquest and trade along ancient highways (Spink, London - Sale Exhibition 15 - 26 November 1999)

Spink, London
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 68pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. 42 items
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A Collectors Menagerie - Animal Sculpture from the Ancient World (Rupert Wace Ancient Art At Sladmore Gallery, London 12 - 28 May 2010)

Rupert Wace, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 60pp on thick art paper, 87 items, illustrated in colour throughout. Private view invitation card loosely inserted
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Pierres et Croyances - 100 Objets Sculptes des Antiquites du Liban

Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum
Heavy 4to. in colour printed thick boards with colour printed Dust Jacket on stiff paper, 206pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, index etc
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Chinese and Korean Ceramics and Works of Art (Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London 2018)

Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London
Small 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 50pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc, bibliography at rear
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From River Bed to Scholar's Desk - A Selection of Medieval Chinese Carved Jade Animal-Form Weights (Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London 20016)

Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London
Small 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 40pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc, bibliography at rear
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From River Bed to Scholar's Desk - A Selection of Medieval Chinese Carved Jade Animal-Form Weights (Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London 20016)

Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London
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Cycladic Art

British Museum Press, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 96pp on thick art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, map index etc
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Dialexis De Novae et Prius Incognitae Stellae Apparitione per Thaddeum Hagecium ab Hayck Francofurrti ad Moenum MDLXXIIII Editio Cimelia Bohemica

Pragopress, Pragae
8vo in gilt embossed faux vellum covered boards, 176pp facsimile of the 1524 Latin edition, plus 39pp at rear - note by Horsky in English, Czech, French and German
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (private bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper) in a fine Glassine dust jacket in a faintly tanned but otherwise FINE slip-case. A very nice copy
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The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation

Yale University Press., London & New Haven
1st printing. Thick, large, heavy 4to. in red marbled thick boards, gilt lettering to spine, 291pp, facsimiles, plates, maps (some folding), bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (top edge of page block faintly dusty, bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper) in a slightly spine sunned and slightly dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
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Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity (SIGNED COPY)

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Heavy, large 8vo. in colour printed stiff card covers, 305pp, illustrations in text, index etc. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
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Early Mesopotamia - Society and Economy At the Dawn of History

Routledge, London
Thick 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 367pp, maps and illustrated in text, bibliography, index etc
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The Cycladic Spirit - Masterpieces From the Nicholas P Goulandris Collection

Harry N Abrams, New York
Large 4to. in blind embossed black cloth covered boards, 207pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Life Death & Magic - 2000 Years of Southeast Asian Ancestral Art (National Gallery of Australia 13 August - 31 October 2010)

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed thick boards, 256pp on thick art paper, colour plates, bibliography, etc
An almost AS NEW unmarked very clean and tight copy (some very slight signs of bumping to cover edges)
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Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches

Boydell Press, Woodbridge
Heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 380pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
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Behind the Chinese Mirror - the Art of the Mirrorsmith in pre-Ming China - An exhibition for Asian Art in London (Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art November 2003)

Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London
Medium 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, unpaginated, approx. 72pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. 13 fine items all richly described and illustrated.
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Paint Patina Polish & Glaze - Looking At the Surface of Chinese Art - An Exhibition for Asian Art in London (Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London November 2000)

Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London
4to in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, unpaginated, approx. 64pp on thick art paper, 24 fine items described and illustrated
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