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Rare Chinese Art in Three-Dimensional Colour. 3D. Four volumes. 180 ViewMaster Color Reels. Printed Description. Limited Edition. Projectors.

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    This set was scheduled for a limited edition printing of 1000 copies by The Gruber Foundation, 1969. However, since William B. Gruber – who financed this project – died before it was completed, only 300 sets were published. So, this is one of those 300 editions.  … Continue reading

Buddha Book: A meeting of images. Book, Hardbound with Dust Cover. New

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  Over 90 artistic representations of the Buddha – Eastern, Western, ancient and contemporary – in a variety of artistic media. Authored by Frank Olinsky. 1997. 96 pages in full color. A fascinating reference to Buddha art.

Sensuous Immortals: A Selection of Sculptures from the Pan-Asian Collection. P. Pal. Book.

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As said by many, this is by far the most important and comprehensive collection and description of South and Southeast Asian sculptures in existence. This is a reference tool that I would not be without. But, since I have two copies, this one could be yours. There… Continue reading

Art of the Ancient Near East. Praeger Paperback. Used. Seton Lloyd.

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Author Lloyd has gathered the known facts on the arts of the ancient Near East and has presented them in an interwoven sequence that puts these facts into a proper artistic perspective. Rich in both black & white and color illustrations. 1969. 302 pages. Book is in near perfect condition.

Art of the Byzantine Era. Praeger Paperback. Used. David Rice.

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A complete account of Byzantine art from the reign of Justinian to the fall of Constantinople. Plates (247 plates, 67 in color) illustrate architectural works, frescoes, mosaics, ivories, chalices, and many other opulent works of art. A great reference tool. 1963. 286 pages. Book is in near perfect condition.

Stone Sculpture from Zimbabwe. Shona. Pamphlet. Hayden Galleries.

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A 16-page pamphlet providing a brief history of Shona sculpture (and stones) plus profiles of four well-known artists along with photos of their works. There is a substantial bibliography and a list of worldwide exhibits from 1957 through 1988. Hayden Galleries, Amsterdam. Color and B&W photos. Publication date unknown. 8.5” x 11” format

History of Ancient Pottery Vol 1. Hardback Reproduction Book. Samuel Birch

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Originally published in 1858, this is a photocopy reproduction of the first of two volumes. Topics include: Egyptian and Oriental Pottery (Antiquity of the Art, Glazed Ware & Assyrian Pottery); Greek Pottery (Etymology, Greek Vases, Glazed Vases). 415 pages. Very readable

Erte. Fashion Design / Drawing / Costume Catalogs / Books. 3 Pieces

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Etre – Romain de Tirtoff (1892-1990) – artwork is known and sold worldwide. His career started early when his unique design talents were recognized by well known couturiers in Paris. Over the next 55 years he designed covers for Harpers Bazaar, created original costumes for screen actresses,… Continue reading
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