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重编留青新集 [Chóng biān liú qīng xīn jí . A new compilation of the liuqing collection].
[LITERARY WORKS FOR CELEBRATIONS].
24 chapters in 8 volumes bound in Chinese 4 hole stab bindings. Volumes 3 and 4 are from a later edition (1908) but the format is in keeping with the other volumes. Most volumes are in plain unlettered later wrappers, although the 2 later volumes are in original wrappers with paper title labels (torn with a little loss) on upper wrapper. Lower corn ... more
Stock ID: 151198
Enokura Koji A Retrospective. January 15 - March 21, 2005.
Colour and black and white illustrations, 215pp, paperback with original glassine dustjacket. Small quarto. Very good copy. Enokura Koji (1942 - 1995) became active as an artist in the latter half of the sixties, a perios that saw a social tendency to question things from a most basic level. Influenced by the Monoha (School of Things) movement and ... more
Stock ID: 151533
Armchair Traveller's History of the Silk Road
Maps, 243pp, further reading, chronology, index, tall thin octavo hardback with colour plate laid down on upper cover. An "Armchair Traveller's History of the Silk Road" not only offers the reader a chronological outline of the region's development, but also provides an introduction to its languages, literature and arts. It looks at the rich histor ... more
Stock ID: 151383
English-Khmer Phrase Book.
HEADLEY, ROBERT AND NEOU, KASSIE.
Maps, 126pp, bibliography, index, appendix, paperback, binding re-inforced by staple from upper to lower free endpaper. A good copy. A Khmer-English phrasebook with Romanisation and Khmer script. Chapters include: Words and Phrases, Grammar Notes, Phonetic Key and Index to English Words. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 151464) ... more
Stock ID: 151464
Musjawarah Kemakmuran Mesdjid.
[NORTH SUMATRA MOSQUE MEDAN - CONSENSUS MEETING].
16pp, original wrappers, evenly browned throughout, little patchy browning lower cover. Loosely inserted are an advertisment and a typescript document. The advertisement is for classes on Musjawarah which were to be held at the mosque during 1962. Printed on an evenly browned single sheet, 34 x 21.2cm. The lightly browned typescript document is th ... more
Stock ID: 151295
Art in North-East New Guinea.
Maps, 232 illustrations in colour and black and white, 227pp, neat label of a prior owner front paste down, lower corners bumped, dustjacket damaged worn and a little chipped, very good copy. Discusses material culture; social organization; religious life; techiques, materials and objects used in making art ; carving and engraving; bamboo; motifs - ... more
Stock ID: 151544