Lot 14 of 319:
Kizil Grottoes in western China  

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Title:
The Grotto Art of China: The Kizil Grottoes

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Place:
Tokyo

Publisher:
Heibonsha Limited, Publishers

Date:
1983-1985

Description:

3 volumes. Text in Japanese. With numerous color plates. 29.7x21.5 cm (11¾x8"), cloth, slipcases.

With English title and list of plates at the end of Vol. III, indicating the work was "Compiled and edited by the supervisory committee for cultural relices of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and the Kizil Grottoes Depository of Cultural Relics." Also that "This Japanese edition has been published by Heibonsha in cooperation with Wensu Publishers in China, who will publish a Chinese edition." Vol. III slipcase with wrap-around band, Vol. I slipcase with glassine wrapper.


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Condition:
Wrapper and band a bit worn; else fine.


 
Item number:
318595
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