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Chinese Art From the Scholars Studio (Auction Catalogue - Bonhams, New York March 17 2014)

Bonhams, New York March
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 129pp, lots 8001 to 8187, all or most illustrated in colour.
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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An Anthology of Chinese Verse - Han Wei Chin and the Northern and Southern Dynasties

Oxford, Clarendon Press
8vo in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 198pp. Publishers review request slip loosely inserted
An extremely well preserved FINE un- or barely-read copy in a slightly sunned VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (slightly rubbed and chipped along top edges, looks fine in its protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Ink Paintings by Hong Kong Artists - Selected From the Collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art (Barbican Gallery, London 1988)

Hong Kong Urban Council
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 173pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Mandarin
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips, covers faintly dusty)
1st editionSoftcover
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£19.00
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Homage to Tradition - Huang Binhong 1865 - 1955

Urban Council of Hong Kong / Hong Kong Museum of Art
Very large square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 210pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Mandarin
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (faint hint of tanning to covers). An excellent copy of this scarce monograph
1st editionSoftcover
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£112.00
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In Transition - The Didier Hirsch Collection of Contemporary Chinese Art From the 1990s (Sotheby's, Hong Kong Auction Catalogue - 5 April 2013 / 5th Apr.)

Sotheby's, Hong Kong
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed boards, 171pp, lots numbered 701 - 745, all illustrated in full colour. Dual text in English and Mandarin
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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The Ullens Collection - Experimentation and Evolution (Sotheby's, Hong Kong - Auction Catalogue - 2 October 2011 / 2nd Oct)

Sotheby's, Hong Kong
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed boards, 244pp, lots numbered 101 to 191, all described in detail and illustrated in full colour (some folding colour plates). Dual text in English and Mandarin
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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An Album of Liu Zhongdong's Paintings

China Pictorial Co, Beijing
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, gilt embossed lettering to front cover, 64pp, mainly nicely printed colour plates (mostly Liu Zhongdong's landscapes and some of his later flower paintings), brief texts and captions in English and Mandarin
AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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£30.00
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Helen Couchman - Workers (SIGNED COPY)

Soloshow Publishing (no place stated)
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in thick colour printed boards, 147pp. Couchman's photo portraits of workers building the Beijing Olympic stadia, this copy inscribed and signed by her on the half title leaf . Dual text in English and Mandarin
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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£55.00
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Li Tianbing (Stephen Friedman Gallery, London 15 March - 21 April 2012)

Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in dark blue cloth, white lettering to spine, 43pp, colour plates, etc. Text in English and Mandarin
NEW
1st editionHardcover
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£21.50
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10,000 Believers - Sun Jianwei Solo Show

OV Gallery, Shanghai
Small landscape Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 40pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Mandarin
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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£17.50
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Important Art of New China 1949 - 1979 (China Guardian Auction Catalogue October 19 1996)

China Guardian Auctions, Beijing 1996
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. Lots 391 - 512, all or most illustrated in colour. Dual text in English and Mandarin
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (slight bump to bottom edge of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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£58.00
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Metropolis Rise - New Art From London (CQL Design Centre, Shanghai 29 April - 14 May 2006)

Article Press Centre for Fine Art Research, Birmingham
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 197pp, text in English and Mandarin, mainly colour plates, etc
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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£11.50
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Fang Zhaoling - Painting And Calligraphy

Published by the Artist, Fang Zhaoling, Hong Kong
Quarto size (4to) in illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 93pp, colour plates of paintings, b/w plates of calligraphic works, dual text in English and Mandarin. Printed card loosely inserted giving dates for the Beijing and touring exhibition
Minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips else an AS NEW unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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£26.00
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Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses At the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang (alt. spelling terracotta terra cotta)

Cultural Relics Publishing House, Beijing
3rd Printing. Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glossy stiff card, folded self wrappers, dual text in English and Mandarin, approx 40pp text plus approx 100pp captioned plates in colour and b/w
Covers slightly edge-rubbed, page-block edges slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved, very clean and tight copy still close to new
Softcover
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£10.00
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Historical Relics Unearthed in New China

Foreign Languages Press, Peking
Folio size in cream cloth. Unpaginated, approx. 160pp, plates in colour and b/w. Brief text in Mandarin and English
A FINE copy (minor foxing to covers) in a VERY GOOD unclipped Dust Jacket (tiny spot of rub to flap fold corners, short closed and rubbed tear to head of spine panel, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector) WITH grey card slipcase in VERY GOOD condition
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£12.50
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Papercut in China - Facial Makeup of the Peking Opera

No English Language Publisher Stated, China
Small Octavo size (8vo). in colour printed folded stiff glossy card wrappers. Unpaginated, approx. 30pp, with 10 elaborate multi-colour hand made (not machine cut) paper-cuts interleaved between clear plastic and stiff glossy art paper with opposing descriptive text in Chinese Mandarin and English. Housed in a matching colour printed stiff card case
AS NEW in AS NEW case
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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£16.50
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