GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).

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THIELE, Peter (Editor), Filzteppiche; Ihre Geschichte und Eigenart. [Erste Auflage; First edition].
Braunschweig, Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1980 8°. Original cloth. Original gilded title in bold type on front cover and spine. Original boards slipcase. 170pp. Numerous captioned coloured and monochrome illustrations in text and full-page, manufacurers' hallmarks in text with japanese and chinese characters, transcribed, captioned monochrome linedrawings in text, sketch-maps of which full-page with legenda featuring trade-routes from West to East and back, list of literature for further reading also including text in japanese characters, index, table of contents. ["Bibliothek für Kunst und Antiquitätenfreunde", Band LV].
Rather detailed german language monograph, an investigation into the origin, cultural history, manufacture and trade of Felt tapestries, originating from Asia minor, China and Japan, which is preceded by a general survey of Felt and felt manufacure through the ages. Very fine copy, WITH DUSTJACKET AND SLIPCASE.

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- GEMILANG 117: "From Top to Toe"...: COSTUME & FASHION-LACE-TAPESTRY-TEXTILES (2015).
- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 55400

THORBECKE, ELLEN [Text and photographs], People in China. Thirty-two Photographic studies from life by Ellen Thorbecke. Introduction by W.J.R. Thorbecke (tch minister Plenipotary). [First edition].
London, George G. Harrap, 1935 Large 8°. Original clothbacked boards, dustjacket. 141pp. Tipped-in coloured plate, , captioned monochrople photo-plates tipped-in.
A great and very hard-to-find photographic record mainly representing the common population of China, incl. children, stree-scenes. A good to very good copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. 9Dustjacket with a stain, edges a bit frayed, incl. some professional restorations).

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EUR 1,250.00

Book nr.: 55478

THORBECKE, ELLEN [Text and photographs] - Friedrich H. SCHIFF (1908-1985, Cartoonist), Het Geheimzinnige China, gefotographeerd en beschreven; Mysterious China, photographed and depicted. [China; Java-China-Japan-Lijn, cover title]. [Eerste druk; first edition].
Den Haag, Leopold; Java-China-Japan-Lijn (J.C.J.L.), 1937 Medium 8°. Original limp wrappers, covertitle in bold white coloured type with 2 coloured illustrations and one large coloured illustration on lower outer cover all after drawings by Friedrich H.SCHIFF. Bi-lingual (dutch-english) ti.-p. printed in red and black type. (52)pp. [26 unnumbered leaves]. of bi-lingual text (Dutch-english) printed in red and black type. Coloured frontispiece (map illustrating J.C.J.L. shipping lines between China and the Dutch East Indiesh). 23 captioned monochrome plates after photographs by Ellen Thorbecke of which some marginal, monochromered illustrations in text after drawings by SCHIFF, featuring chinese sceneries and people.
English language promotional and illustrated Souvenir Album, presented by the "Java-China-Japan-Lijn" (J.C.J.L., later called "Royal Interocian Lines"), featuring mysterious China photographed by Ellen Thorbecke and illustrated by Friedrich H. Schiff. Good attractive copy. Rare. (minimal tear in front cover near spine skilfully restored, o.w. crisp and fine).

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 250.00

Book nr.: 56186

THUNG SOEY HAY, De Internationaalrechtelijke betrekkingen tussen China en Japan. Orig. thesis [Rotterdam].
Rotterdam, 1928 orig.wraps. (vi), 215pp., with 'Bijlagen' of which 1 in english.
The history & development of international judicial relations between China & Japan up till 1915.

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EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 5618

TIEN TIEN & CHANG-SHUI-CHENG (photos.), The Chinese Screen. Orig. edn.
[Peking], China reconstructs, 1961 sm. square 8°. Orig. coloured wraps., stapled. [2]pp. of introd. text, col. ills. of chinese screens on 10 plates all with english captions. ["China reconstructs", supplement 1961].
A nice and lavishly illustrated 'guide' to the chinese screen and its artistic development through the centuries. (scuffed and chipped at extremities of wrappers, esp. to spine, contents good to very good).

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 44765

TOKAYER, Marvin & MARY SWARTZ, The Fugu Plan. The untold storyof the Japanese and the Jewsduring World War II. [Forst edotopm].
New York-London, Paddington Press, 1979 8°. Original cloth, title on spine. Dustjacket. 287pp. Captioned monochrome illustrations on 8 photo-plates, incl. portraits and facsims. after archivalia, glossary japanese-english, index.
English lanvuage investigation into the so-called japanese Fugu Plan or Fugu Plot ("Fugu Keikaku") in which an attempt is made to prove that the japanese contemplated to create a Jewish State or a jewish autonome region in China after the second Sino-Japanese war, on behalf of jewish refugees from Europe, travelling via Russia to Japan, prior to the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe by Nazi Germany. Very good copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. (some minimal wear to spine-ends of dustjacket).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 54059

TSCHUDIN, W.Fr., Von den ältesten erhaltenen Papierdrucken der Welt.Offprint from:"Textil-Rundschau", Heft 12, 1962.
Riehen bei Basel, Tschudi....n, , []. 1962 Large 8°. original clothbacked printed wrappers, stapled. 16pp., 16 captioned monochrome illustrations in text of which illustrating antique chinese paper money with expert descriptions found on pp. 3, 8 and 9, some comparative tables in text, concise bibliography, annual note at rear end by Swiss Collection of antique papermanufacture, complimentary coloured and illustrated Christmas card, pasted inside lower outer cover. WITH and extending brochure about paper watermarks presented by by KOHLHAMMER Verlag, Stuttgart...announcing a publication by G. Piccard about paper watermarks. Extending to 6pp. (recto/verso), 11 monochrome illustrations and a chronology of antique watermarks published in Germany, loosely inserted.
German language investigative brochure, researching antique paper manufacture and watermarks, which includes an interesting section about antique chinese paper manufacture and antique paper money (bills). Very good copy. (title repeated in ink on front side, NOT disturbing however).

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 55276

[TSENG CHAO YEH] - Dr. Johnson (Introduction), Nieuw Hollandsch-Chineesch Woodernboek [=Xin hehua usuB]. [FIRST edition].
Shanghai, Java-China Agentuur en Commissionair, [....], 1931 Small narrow stout 8°., original cloth, gilded title in dutch and chinese on front cover and spine. [2], 433, [ii]pp. Errata and supplementary notes on IIpp. at rear.. Publ. notice partly in dutch and chinese with english language motto by Dr. Johnson at tail ("Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.").
Still a very important glossary dutch-chinese (NOT romanized) on behalf of dutch missionaries of all denominations, merchants and civil servants, with relations to the chinese population of pre-war Dutch East Indies. Published by command of the Java-Cina Agency and Commission, Shanghai. Very good copy. Rare.

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EUR 475.00

Book nr.: 55370

TUCCI, G., Tibet. Translated from the french [into german] by Eva-Charlotte Hiltmann.
Genf-Paris, Nagel, 1973 orig. cloth, dustjacket. 293pp. over 200 ills. on many plates of which in colour, notes to chapters at end, list with descriptions to plates, bibliogr., comparative chronolog. table, index, sketch-maps on endpapers. ["Archaeologia Mundi" series].
A lavishly and well-documented review of Tibetan art, artefacts and archaeology, from the pre- to proto history, the roots and development of Tibetan Art. Very good copy with dustjacket.

EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 40859

TUYET NGUYEN, (Publisher/editor), STEPHEN MARKBREITER (Associate editor/et.al.), ARTS OF ASIA. [Original edition],.
Hong Kong, Tuyet Nguyet, 1970- 1991 STOCKED: Vol. 1-5 (1970); 6-4, 5(1976); 7-4 (1977); 8-1, 2, 3 (1978); 9-1, 5 & 6(1979); 10-complete(no.5: special issue primitive Art in Indonesia)(1980); 11-complete(no. 1: Folk Art issue), No.4:spec.Korean number)(1981); 12-2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (no.2: Japanese Art number; no. 4: Special Textile(Ikats)number)(1982); 13-complete (no.5:Indo-Asian Shadow figures number)(1983); 14-complete (no.4: special Nepalese number)(1984); 15-complete (no.3: special chinese issue)(1985); 16-complete(1986); 17-complete (no.3: Catalogue museum Singapore issue; no. 5:special Japan issue)(1987); 18-complete (1988); 19-1, 2, 3, 5(1989); 20-5, 6 (1990); 21-4, 5(1991); 22-1,3,5, 6 ((1992); 23-1,2 (1993); 24-1. 6. (1994); 26-1. (1996); 27-4,6. (1997; 29-1 (1999). Together 88 parts (incl. 2 duplicates). 4°. Original glossy coloured illustrated limp wrappers. Each part lavishly illustrated with numerous expert contributions highlighting rare pieces of Asian Arts and Crafs in the widest sense of the word. Numerous coloured and illusrated dealer's advertism. Also includes topical issues.
English language illustrated magazine covering and discussing a wide scope of antique Asian Arts and Crafts, including topical issues. With numerous expert contributions about antique Jewellery, Textiles, Pottery & Porcelain, Scrollpaintings (Kakemono and Makemono), Netsuke, Jade, Inro, Arms & Armour, Bronzes, Lacquer-wares, Statues and carvings in ivory, Islamic decorative arts, Carpets & Tapestries from mainland Asia (China, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore) and Insular Southeastasia (the Indonesian Archipelago, the Philippines). Set in very fine condition in original publ. wrappers.

EUR 5,500.00

Book nr.: 54210

VANGERMEESCHE, Luc (et.al.) - CHEN KAI-YAN, De Traditionele Chinese Fytotherapievolgens CHEN KAI-YAN. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Brussel, S.A.T.A.S. 1988 Stout 4°. Original printed wrappers, large coloured illustration of a flowering herb on front side. Spiralles plastic spine with ;protective clearview limp plastic cover. (xxii), 568pp. Some comparative schedules in text, indexes of: Belgian domestic herbs, individual herbs called-for, therapeutics, bibliography, table of contents.
Detailed flemish-dutch language, including translations into chinese script,, descriptive guide, by which traditional chinese fytopathology is introduced of domestic plantagents introduced in natural cure of a variety of human diseases, discussing and descripbing the biochemistry and bacteriology. Compiled after traditional chinese fytotherapeutics byChen Kai-Yan. Massive practical guide and handbook. Very cood copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 54106

VERBEEK, Reinier D., Oud Chineesch Porcelein in Nederlandsch-Indië uit de tijden der Soung en Ming Dynastiën. Separated from:"NION", vol. 3.
Amsterdam, Nion/Van Munster, 1918 Small 4°., modern private stiff wrappers, stitched. pp.177-188; 201-216; 359-377. Many captioned monochrome illustrations, footnotes.
Dutch language inquiry into Sung and Ming Dynasty porcelain in the dutch East Indies. Very good copy.

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 51215

VIETNAM - NEVERMANN, H., A collections of hundreds of clippings covering Vietnam (Indo-china) from the personal clipping-archive of Prof. Dr. H. Nevermann.
4°. orig. marbled boards, 2 ring filing-system. Hundreds and hundreds of clippings taken from a number of german newspapers & periodicals, of which in colour, covering the period 1920's-late 1950's, tipped-in on leaves, thumb-indexed.
The personal clipping-archive from Prof. Dr. H. Neverman covering a great variety of subjects of Indo-China (Vietnam) as country & people, anthropology & ethnology, Customs & beliefs, Politics and Economics, &c...&c... Rather well preserved. A vast collection.

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EUR 430.00

Book nr.: 12873

VISSER, H.F.E. (ed.), Chineesche Kunst/Chinese Art. Exhib. Catalogue Municipal Museum Amsterdam, Sept. 13th to Oct. 18th 1925.
's-Gravenhage, 1927 Folio, clothbacked boards portfol., 23pp. of introd., list of contents (incl. chronology) & descriptions to plates, bi-lingual text: dutch/english. Ills. on 24 fine loose plates. "Uitgave van de Vereeniging van Vrienden der Aziatische Kunst, III".
According to preface this is an extract from "The exhibition of Chinese Art of the Society of Friends of Asiatic Art", Amsterdam 1925, edited by H.F.E. Visser."The text(of this publ.) is in substance that of the descriptive catalogue of the Amsterdam exhibition. It has however, been greatly extended and in some cases, according to recent data, wholly revised" (preface). From 1766-206 B.C., to 206-1644 A.C. (boards shaved & scuffed, soiled, front-ties broken).

EUR 205.00

Book nr.: 11606

VISSER, H.F.E., Verschillen tusschen Chineesche en Japansche Kunst. Published in:"Maandblad voor Beeldende Kunsten", Vol. 12-6, 1932. [Incl. some oher essays]. [Originele uitgave; Original edition].
Amsterdam, L.H. de Bussy, 1935 4°. Original wrappers. Stapled. Covertitle in bold large red coloured type, with publ. device at tail. pp. 172-183 [=12pp.]. 14 large captioned monochrome illustrations in text, featuring specimen of chinese and japanese ancient art, e.g.: chinese bronzesa japanese bronze bell (Dotaku), bronze mirrors, Architecture (Ping-tzii mèn, Peking compared with Sambô-in, Daigo-ji (Japan), chinese decorative box, japanese Inro, chinese cupboard compared with a japanese "Tanamono", etc. WITH: SCHREILEN, M.J., De Teekeningen van Constantyn Huygens Jr. pp. 163-171 (=9pp.). 10 captioned monochrome illustrations after paintings by Constantyn Huygens Jr. 1628-1697.
wo dutch language scholarly essays published in this magazine, of which the first is a comparative inquiry into ancient chinese and japanese art objects: bronzes, architecture and furniture. The second one is an inquiry into the paintings done by Constantijn Huygens Junior, generally known as a foremost dutch17th. cenury scientist, historian and diplomat. Good copy.

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 55310

[VISSER, H.F.E.] (editor), Museum van Aziatische Kunst in het Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Catalogus/Catalogue. [Eerste druk;First edition].
S.I. [Amsterdam], Vereniging Vrienden van Aziatische Kunst, VvAK, [circa], 1953 8°. Original red coloured wrappers. Covertitle in bold white cype. 111pp. of text in Dutch and English. Many monochrome illustrations on 56 plates at rear end, with keys to preceding descriptive catalogue, featuring antique Asiatic art objects, sketch-map of the area printed inside lower outer cover (Indian subcontinent, china, japan and indonesia), descriptive catalogue, name-list of Board of directors and various committees, name-list of donators and cooperative members 1920-1952, list of abbreviations, bibliography, comments concerning dating Hindu-Javanese Art, periods of the Chinese, Japanese and Indian arts represented in Society's holdings, Explanations of the Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese and other and other terms used in text, table of contents.
Dutch-english language Catalogue describing in great detail 322 antique art pieces at the time present in holdings of the Asian Art Collection of the Netherlands (VvAK), housed bij the Amsterdam Public Museum (Rijksmuseum). The collection is nowadays one of the most impressive and important representation of Asiatic Art (Indian subcontinent, China, Indonesia, Japan). Good copy.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 55899

[VISSER, H.F.E., Introduction], Oost-Aziatische Schilderkunst [Tentoonstelling Aziatische Kunst, covertitle]. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.I. [Amsterdam], Kunstzaal Van Lier, 1947 2 parts. Small 8°. Original limp wrappers. Frontcovertitle in monochrome type, red coloured square "tjap" printed at tail. Original thin cord through spine. [24], [10] unnumbered pp. 2 monochrome plates with art-objects, 2 other monochrome plates, some monochrome illustrations in text after drawing. Supplement listing tog. 138 paintings, drawings and prints from China, JAPAN AND korea, and a list of art works suppressed and added to the exhibition fronten inside blank front cover.
Dutch language small sized publication about an exhibition covering Chinese, Japanese and Korean paintings and prints, exhibited at Van Lier Art Gallery 2-29 Augustus 1947. In the introduction by H.F.E. Visser explains the values, basic principles and various techniques of Chinese, Japanese and Korean paintings and how to read it. First part unopened and untrimmed. (top margins foxed).

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 56560
     

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