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Buddha, The Spread of Buddhist Art in Asia, Hardbound Book, Japan

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Detail: If you like phenomenal full color Buddhist photos, you will love this 219 page book. Text is in Japanese with English text on all exhibits. Published in a large format (9” x 11”) in 1998, this book has over 150 color plates depicting various Buddha statues… Continue reading

The Ancient World: Complete Guide to the Great Civilizations, Hardbound Book, John Haywood, UK

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Detail: From Egypt and Sumer to the Romans and the Incas (and more) this is a great reference published in the United Kingdom in 2010. 124 pages with many photos plus dust jacket. Dr. John Haywood has published many books on great civilizations . . mainly… Continue reading

Reference: Framed 1898 Map South China and Southeast Asia

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Detail: Really a remarkable find. In 1898, a Citizens Atlas was printed by John G. Bartholemew of Edinburgh. It is multi-colored and printed on quality 100# paper stock. It covers China south and Southeast Asia . . . to New Guinea and the Philippines. … Continue reading

Video / VHS: The Haunted Kingdom of Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Detail: I don’t need to tell you about Angkor Wat. This is a 50 minute VHS video about this famed Kingdom. Great as a young person’s gift or to re-introduce yourself to this special place. Still sealed so all you need is a VHS player. Narrated by Leonard Nimoy. 1996

Book: History of Far Eastern Art, Hard Cover

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Detail: 656 images an 60 color plates in hard cover in very good condition, like new. 527 pages. Library of Congress # 64-11575. A comprehensive study and research on oriental art. Book includes a comparative time chart, maps, chronological tables, guide to pronunciation. Contents in… Continue reading

Swords and Hilt Weapons, Coe, Connolly, et al.

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Details: A must-have book for all sword enthusiasts. This book covers 16 distinct areas with three categories: composition (stone, bronze, iron), period (from Greece to American swords and knives), and swords of Asia, India, Africa and pre-conquest America. 1993. 230 pages. Excellent condition.

Oceanic Art, Anthony JP Meyer

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Details: Huge, informative book of the three great cultural areas of Oceania – Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia. This book presents Oceanic Art in all its diversity: masks, jewelry, weapons, canoe prows, over modeled skulls, tapa and major representations of the deities. Lushly illustrated with photographs never before seen. In three… Continue reading

Sanxingdui Treasured Stamps Album, Issued by Sichuan Province Philatelic Corporation.

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Detail: This album commemorates ancient gold masks from China and Egypt. On October 12, 2001, China and Egypt jointly issued a set of stamps in two pieces titled, “Ancient Gold Masks”. They featured the gold mask unearthed in Sanxingui and the Toutankhamon (Pharaoh of the ancient Egypt) gold mask. This… Continue reading

Book: Masks of Black Africa, Segy

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Detail: Filled with useful and informative information for African mask collectors. Subjects include Myth, Ritual and Dance, Ideology, Uses of African Masks, Classifications, Facial Characteristics, Tribal Styles, Psychological Motivations. Many plates. 1976. 264 photos, 248 pages. Very good condition.

Book: Ancient Chinese Bronzes, Watson

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Detail: An absolute must for those who collect Chinese bronzes. This book is broken down by Ritual Vessels, Ornament, Inscriptions on the Vessels, Mirrors and includes notes on bronze techniques and a selected bibliography. 128 pages of text and 104 detailed plates. 1962. 232 pages. Very good condition.
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