Lot 52 of 319:
Tempera paintings in Buddhist caves  

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Title:
Alt-Kutscha: Archäologische und Religiongeschichtliche Forschungen an Tempera-Gemalden aus Buddistischen Hohlen der ersten acht Jahrunderte nach Christi Geburt

Author:
Grünwedel, Albert

Place:
Berlin

Publisher:
Otto Elsner

Date:
1920

Description:

Text only, 2 parts in 1. [6], 89, [1]; 118, [6] pp. With 5 double-page black & white plates on thin card stock, from drawings; 1 plate with halftone photo illustration on each side; illustrations in the text. 38.2x27.5 cm (15x10¾"), original gilt-lettered boards backed with cloth. No. 213 of 400 copies. First edition.

Archaeological and historical research on tempera paintings from Buddhist Caves of the first eight centuries after the birth of Christ. There was an atlas of 49 color plates, not present here. A few rubberstamps and bookplate of E. Konsthogskolan.


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Condition:
Boards rubbed, extremities worn; text block cracked through at center but spine strip still holding, front endpaper creased. Contents in good condition


 
Item number:
318633
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