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The Art of Mauna Kea: Asian and Oceanic Art at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Aanavi, Don; Rockefeller, Laurence S. (Foreword by)
1 Aanavi, Don; Rockefeller, Laurence S. (Foreword by)
The Art of Mauna Kea: Asian and Oceanic Art at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Honolulu, HI East-West Center 1990 0866381228 / 9780866381222 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Cloth, 178 pp., col. illus., biblio.; 31 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Richly illustrated with colour plates. The East-West Center was established in 1960 by the U.S. Congress and the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is located on the Kohalo Coast, HI. Laurence S. Rockefeller assembled the collection. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Primitive Art, Adam, Leonhard
2 Adam, Leonhard
Primitive Art
London Penguin Books 1954 Third Edition Mass Market Paperback Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
247 pp.; 18 cm. Firm binding, creased spine. Clean inside copy. Browning. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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Porcelain: A Grosset All-Color Guide, Aldridge, Eileen
3 Aldridge, Eileen
Porcelain: A Grosset All-Color Guide
New York Grosset & Dunlap Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pictorial cloth boards, 159 pp., col. illus., biblio., index; 22 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning, top edge lightly soiled. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Calliope's Sisters: A Comparative Study of Philosophies of Art, Anderson, Richard L.
4 Anderson, Richard L.
Calliope's Sisters: A Comparative Study of Philosophies of Art
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice Hall 1990 0131554255 / 9780131554252 4th printing Trade Paperback Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, 320 pp., illus.; 23 cm. Tight, clean copy. CONTENTS: Introduction: Calliope's sisters; pt. 1. 1. San aesthetics: the enhancement of life in a foraging society; 2. Eskimo aesthetics: art as transformer of realities; 3. Aboriginal Australian aesthetics: sacramental union with the eternal dreamtime; 4. Aesthetics of the Sepik: powerful spirits and phallic aggression in New Guinea; 5. Navajo aesthetics: a unity of art and life; 6. Yoruba aesthetics: goodness and beauty in West Africa; 7. Aztec aesthetics: flower and song; 8. Aesthetics in early India: Rasa and the theory of transcendental enjoyment; 9. Japanese aesthetics: an exultation of beauty and bliss; 10. Western aesthetics: a quartet of traditions; pt. 2. 11. Introduction to part two; 12. Comparative aesthetics: the many faces of the muse; 13. Art as culturally significant meaning; 14. Style, feeling, and skill; 15. Epilogue: Western aesthetics in cross-cultural perspective. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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The World of Buddhism, Bechert, Heinz, and Gombrich, Richard (Joint Editors)
5 Bechert, Heinz, and Gombrich, Richard (Joint Editors)
The World of Buddhism
London and New York Thames and Hudson 1991 0500276285 / 9780500276280 Reprint Soft Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
308 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 30 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. With 297 illustrations, 82 in colour. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Sacred Places of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Peaceful and Powerful Destinations, Bellows, Keith
6 Bellows, Keith
Sacred Places of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Peaceful and Powerful Destinations
Washington D. C. National Geographic Society 2008 1426203365 / 9781426203367 Hardcover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Pictorial boards, 399 pp., col. illus., col. maps, indexes; 31 cm. Map on lining papers. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Dust jacket, price-clipped on the front flap, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Richly illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Man Came This Way: Objects from the Phil Berg Collection, Berg, Phil (Catalogue by)
7 Berg, Phil (Catalogue by)
Man Came This Way: Objects from the Phil Berg Collection
Los Angeles Los Angeles County Museum of Art 1971 0875870430 / 9780875870434 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Exhibition Catalogue Oblong 
211 pp., illus. (part col.), maps, biblio.; 22 x 28 cm. Edition of 5000 copies. Catalogue of the exhibition held March 9-May 30, 1971 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Objects divided into 7 sections: 1. Mesopotamia, The Levant, Egypt; 2. Greece, Rome, and the West; 3. The Orient; 4. Oceania and the Pacific Basin; 5. The Pre-Columbian Americas; 6. Negro Africa; 7. And To Today. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu, Bergreen, Laurence
8 Bergreen, Laurence
Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu
New York Alfred A. Knopf; A Borzoi Book 2007 140004345X / 9781400043453 Hard Cover Fine Fine Collectible 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall SIGNED
415 pp., [24] pp. of plates, illus. (chiefly col.), maps, biblio., index; 25 cm. SIGNED by author on a bookplate pasted onto the front free endpaper. A fine copy. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. "As the most celebrated European to explore Asia, Marco Polo was the original global traveler and the earliest bridge between East and West. A universal icon of adventure and discovery, he has inspired six centuries of popular fascination and spurious mythology. Now, from the acclaimed author of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe ... comes the first fully authoritative biography of one of the most enchanting figures in world history. / Laurence Bergreen is the prize-winning author of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, as well as James Agee: A Life; Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life; Capone: The Man and the Era; and As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin, each considered the definitive work on its subject. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City. As part of the research for this book, he traveled Marco Polo's route across Mongolia and China." - Publisher. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu, Bergreen, Laurence
9 Bergreen, Laurence
Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu
New York Alfred A. Knopf; A Borzoi Book 2007 140004345X / 9781400043453 1st Hardcover Fine Fine Collectible 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
415 pp., [24] pp. of plates, illus. (chiefly col.), maps, biblio., index; 25 cm. Tight, clean copy. Stated "First Edition." Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. A fine copy of the first printing. "As the most celebrated European to explore Asia, Marco Polo was the original global traveler and the earliest bridge between East and West. A universal icon of adventure and discovery, he has inspired six centuries of popular fascination and spurious mythology. Now, from the acclaimed author of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe . comes the first fully authoritative biography of one of the most enchanting figures in world history. / Laurence Bergreen is the prize-winning author of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, as well as James Agee: A Life; Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life; Capone: The Man and the Era; and As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin, each considered the definitive work on its subject. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City. As part of the research for this book, he traveled Marco Polo's route across Mongolia and China." - Publisher. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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Painting in the Far East: An Introduction to the History of Pictorial Art in Asia, Especially China and Japan, Binyon, Laurence
10 Binyon, Laurence
Painting in the Far East: An Introduction to the History of Pictorial Art in Asia, Especially China and Japan
New York Dover Publications 1959 Third Edition Trade Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, 297 pp., bib. notes, index; 24 cm. Good+. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light dust spotting/edges. Age toning. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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11 Binyon, Laurence
The Spirit of Man in Asian Art: Being the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures Delivered in Harvard University 1933-34
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1935 Reprint, 1936 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cloth, gilt, xv, 217 pp., 70 pl.; 23 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Gilt lettering on spine faded. Browning. A solid copy. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Truce: Echoes of Art in an Age of Endless Conclusions, Bonami, Francesco (Curated by); Friedman, Thomas L., and Schorr, Collier, and Grachos, Louis, and Phillips, Joann, and Foshay-Miller, Bobbie (Essays by)
12 Bonami, Francesco (Curated by); Friedman, Thomas L., and Schorr, Collier, and Grachos, Louis, and Phillips, Joann, and Foshay-Miller, Bobbie (Essays by)
Truce: Echoes of Art in an Age of Endless Conclusions
Santa Fe, NM SITE Santa Fe 1997 0965058328 / 9780965058322 First Edition Soft Cover Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
107 pp., illus. (some col.); 28 cm. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Site Santa Fe, July 18-Oct. 12, 1997. AS NEW. An international selection of artists. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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East-West in Art: Patterns of Cultural & Aesthetic Relationships, Bowie, Theodore Robert, in collaboration with Davidson, J. Leroy; Wittkower, Rudolf (Introduction by)
13 Bowie, Theodore Robert, in collaboration with Davidson, J. Leroy; Wittkower, Rudolf (Introduction by)
East-West in Art: Patterns of Cultural & Aesthetic Relationships
Indianapolis Indiana University Press 1966 Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
191 pp., illus., facsims., maps, biblios., index; 26 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. CONTENTS: Preface; Chronological Chart; Map; Introduction, by Rudolf Wittkower; I Style--East and West, by J. Le Roy Davidson; II Confrontations and Far-Eastern Anticipations, by Theodore Bowie; III Cultural Diffusion from An-Yang to the Danube, by William Samolin; IV The Art of the Silk Route, by Jane Gaston Mahler; V Iran between East and West, by Dorothy G. Shepherd; VI Cultural and Artistic Interchanges in Modern Times, by Theodore Bowie; VII A Bibliography of Discovery, by Richard B. Reed; VIII Foreigner--Barbarian--Monster, by Denis Sinor; IX Iconography of the Universal Hero, by Theodore Bowie; Index. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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14 Brain, Robert
The Decorated Body
New York Harper & Row, Publishers 1983 0060104589 / 9780060104580 First U.S. Edition Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 192 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 25 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Spine slightly rolled at the crown, age toning. Stated "First U.S. Edition." A solid copy, lacking the DJ. Profusely illustrated. CONTENTS: The Painted Body; The Tattooed Body; The Scarred Body; The Mutilated Body; The Plastic Body; The Symbolic Body; The Animal Body; The Social Body; The Religious Body; Passage Rites. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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British Museum Guide, British Museum; Pope-Hennessy, John, Sir (Foreword by)
15 British Museum; Pope-Hennessy, John, Sir (Foreword by)
British Museum Guide
London British Museum 1976 071410048X / 9780714100487 Paperback Very Good Handbook of the Collection 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
295 pp., illus. (some col.), index; 25 cm. Maps drawn by Michael Robinson. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Profusely illustrated with antiquities from the permanent collection. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Between Two Worlds: The Life and Art of Lilian May Miller, Brown, Kendall H. (Curated by)
16 Brown, Kendall H. (Curated by)
Between Two Worlds: The Life and Art of Lilian May Miller
Pasadena, CA Pacific Asia Museum 1998 1877921157 / 9781877921155 First Edition Soft Cover Fine Collectible 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
95 pp., illus. (some col.), bib. notes; 28 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Trained in Japanese techniques, this Western Orientalist produced images of Japan and Korea in the first half of the 20th century. 
Price: 49.95 USD
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Love's Picture Book: The History of Pleasure and Moral Indignation: Exotic Horizons, Brusendorff, Ove, and Henningsen, Poul; Gress, Elsa (Translated by)
17 Brusendorff, Ove, and Henningsen, Poul; Gress, Elsa (Translated by)
Love's Picture Book: The History of Pleasure and Moral Indignation: Exotic Horizons
Copenhagen Veta Publishers 1960 Soft Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 159 pp., illus.; 22 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Edges lightly soiled. Age toning. Dust jacket, worn at extremities, protected in a mylar book cover. Erotic, non-Western art (chiefly Asian). 
Price: 49.95 USD
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18 Burenhult, Goran (Edited by)
The Illustrated History of Humankind, 5 Volumes
St. Lucia, Qld University of Queensland Press 1994 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
5 vols., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 32 cm. COMPLETE SET. Near fine. Firm bindings, clean inside copies. Light shelfwear to boards, age toning. Dust jackets, with light edgewear, protected in mylar book covers. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Includes: Vol. 1. The First Humans: Human Origins and History to 10,000 BC; Vol. 2. People of the Stone Age: Hunter-gatherers and Early Farmers; Vol. 3. Old World Civilizations: The Rise of Cities and States; Vol. 4. New World and Pacific Civilizations: Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific; Traditional Peoplees Today: Continuity and Change in the Modern World. 
Price: 199.95 USD
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The Landscape in Art, Carli, Enzo; Cinotti, Mia (Edited by), and Fitton, Mary (Translated by)
19 Carli, Enzo; Cinotti, Mia (Edited by), and Fitton, Mary (Translated by)
The Landscape in Art
New York William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1980 0688036783 / 9780688036782 Hard Cover Good Very Good Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 318 pp., col. illus., biblio., indexes; 29 cm. First published, 1979, under title: Paesaggio. Translated from the Italian. Withdrawn from library collection, with usual markings, otherwise very good. No writing in text. DJ in mylar. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Larousse Encyclopedia of Archaeology, Charles-Picard, Gilbert (Edited by); Ward, Anne (Translated by)
20 Charles-Picard, Gilbert (Edited by); Ward, Anne (Translated by)
Larousse Encyclopedia of Archaeology
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1972 0600754512 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 432 pp., illus., biblio., index; 30 cm. First published, 1969. Translated from the French. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket, price-clipped on front flap, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Profusely illustrated, with several colour plates. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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