[N.p.]. Square quarto, 10.5" x 11", unpaginated. Book of portraits of unidentified nobles, ladies and gentlemen, and possibly one or two young children. Boards covered with woven textile of unknown fiber(s) (possibly linen and/or silk) with some fraying to edges, front cover (opening right to left) has an affixed paper label which is blank; 24 leaves of individual painted facial portraits in ink, gouache and watercolor, 100 portraits in all. Portraits closely trimmed and mounted on light tan paper, then pasted to leaves. Extensive foxing to leaves throughout, slight foxing affecting the edges of a few portraits, scattered small water blotches or imperfections to portraits but otherwise paintings are clean and clearly detailed with delicate brushstrokes and expressive features. Consignment. Shelved in Allan's office.
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China: Tang Dynasty (618 to 907). A terracotta figure of a woman in Tang Dynasty clothing, with separate much later wood stand; mild wear; housed in a velvet-lined box with padded cradle; good condition. Dimensions with stand: height 8 inches x width 2 1/2 inches x depth 2 1/16 inches; dimensions without stand: height 7 1/4 inches x width 2 1/4 inches x depth 1 1/2 inches; dimensions of box: height 9 1/4 inches x width 4 1/2 inches x depth 3 1/4 inches. KW consignment; shelved case 8 1/4; Located at the Dupont store.
Rennes: Editions Ouest-France, 2008. Quarto, 138 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine is white with grey and red print. Boards in illustrated paper with white print. Illustrated with color frontispiece and plates. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #1-2.
Los Angeles, CA: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; 213 pages; VG/VG; spine black with cream text; dust jacket protected with mylar; mild shelfwear to dust jacket, including scuffing and creasing to the top edge; textblock clean; full color and black and white photographs throughout; shelved Sculpture.
Taipei: Artist Publishing Co., 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 138 pages; VG; softcover; spine black, with white lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; profusely illustrated with black and white and full color illustrations; text in English, with Chinese notes; pages clean; shelved Chinese Art.
Washington: Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art, 1962. First edition. Folio; 131 Pages; VG-; Hardcover; Brown spine with gilt lettering; Full binding in brown cloth; Light shelf wear and edge wear to covers, modest wear to headband and tailband along with mild bumping to corners and slight cocking to spine; Text Block exhibits very mild age-toning. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #4-5.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art, 1962. Quarto, xxi, 131 pages. In Good condition. Spine is brown with gold print. Boards in brown cloth. Light wear to spine caps and corners, light shelf wear. Text block has spotting to endpapers. Illustrated with b&w frontispiece and 50 b&w plates. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Hangzhou, China: China Academy of Art Press, 2005. First Edition. Quarto, 161 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white and orange lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; scuffing to jacket; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; facing text in Chinese and English; profusely illustrated with full color paintings; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
n.p. China Intercontinental Press, 2002. Quarto, 251 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good plus dust jacket. Pictorial purple spine with white lettering. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Slight shelf wear with slight soiling wear and bumping to corners. Boards have mild rubbing to head/tail edges and slight tilt to spine. Profusely illustrated. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #4-6.
New York: Rubin Museum of Art, 2009. Quarto, xvi, 287 pages. In Good plus condition. Spine is red with off-white text. Cover has shelf wear and scuffing, with minor bumping to the corners. Text block has some staining along the top edges. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #1-2.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 131 pages, 50 plates; VG/VG; spine black, with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; contains black and white photographs; pages clean; shelved Case 11.
Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1960. Fourth Edition. Quarto, 422 pages. In Very Good condition with Good Dust jacket. Spine is black and green with gold lettering. Dust jacket is in English. Dust jacket has major shelf wear with tears of varying sizes along the edges and some minor foxing. Textblock has minor foxing.
Shanghai, China: Chung Hwa Book Company, 1923. Quarto,  pages; VG; bound purple Chinese silk binding, stamped in gold, silk decorated with decorated with both swastikas and sauwastikas, tied binding; housed in publisher's worn cardboard box, with broken ties, cracking, and tape repairs; upper fore corner of front board toned, with edges lightly toned; Printed on double leaves; Inscribed by Kate Kerby on the ffep; shelved case 11.
Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965. Second edition, third printing. Octavo, xx, 198 pages. In Good plus condition with a Good minus dust jacket. Slipcase is brown cardboard with green title label on front and spine, slight tear to top panel, light shelf wear. Dust jacket spine is brown with black and white print. Dust jacket has edge wear with tear to top edge of rear panel. Price unclipped: “$15.00”. Boards in brown cloth with green and gold print. Slight wear to spine caps. Illustrated with color frontispiece, plates chiefly in b&w.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1967. Second Edition. Folio, 396 pages; VG; quarter bound in gray buckram, blue cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; housed in a VG beige paper-covered slipcase; ; very mild rubbing and wear; ownership name on ffep; black and white photographic illustrations throughout, some color illustrations, two folding plans bound in with bound glassine guards, and four large folding plans in rear pocket; shelved above case 4.
Washington, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, 1990. 2 Volumes; Folios; 208/568 pages; VG/G+; Bound in Brown leather with Gilt lettering on spine and front cover; Housed in Publisher's G+ Black Slipcase; Slipcase has bumping and slight tearing at corners, marking in black sharpie on cover; Volume 2 has small tear along spine; Pages clean; Shelved Over Case 4.
China: Guangxi Fine Arts Publishing House, 2001/2000. First Edition, First Printing. Small square octavo; 151 pages (volume 1, "liberated areas"), 245 pages (volume 2, "Kuomintang areas"); VG; spines red with black text; one inch-long scratch on the front cover and some scuffing on the rear cover of volume 1, mild shelfwear to both volumes; textblocks clean, with very mild foxing to volume 2; shelved in Chinese Art.
New York: Bollingen Series XLIX, 1956. Small Oblong Quarto, 161 Pages. In Very Good minus condition. Green spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in green cloth. Boards show light shelf wear, two tiny red pen marks on front cover, minor fraying to corners and slight creasing to headband and tailband. Text block has modest age-toning throughout pages.
Tokyo: Nezu Museum, 1942. Folio, 50 plates with explanatory pages in Japanese. In Very Good condition. Bound in brown cloth with tan embroidery and purple cloth spine. Housed in Good plus publisher's blue cloth folding case. Case has mild edgewear and shelfwear and clasps on case are broken. Boards have mild edgewear. Textblock has slight foxing to some pages. JH consignment.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Quarto, 260 pages, XLIX plates. In Good condition. Bound in brown cloth with gilt text on spine. Boards show rubbing to corners, bending and fraying to spine edges, and mild shelfwear. Textblock has water staining to fore and head edges, light age toning, and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Shelved Front Table.
China: Central Literature Publishing House, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 275 pages; VG; Spine is beige with black lettering; bound in beige card board with black Chinese calligraphy and a impression of a temple on the front board; spine has minimal shelf wear and minor creasing; shelved front table.