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

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CHIANG YEE ['De Stille Reiziger'], Chin-Pao in het Dierenpark. Translated into dutch after the original english [Chinpao and the Zoo] by H.S. Van Hall. First dutch edn.
Amsterdam, C.P.J. Van Der Peet, s.d. [....], 1955 Small 8°. Orig. cloth, title in black type on spine, dustjacket. [94]pp. Coloured frontispiece (illustrating a Panda Bear called "Ming", after an old chinese drawing), charming small text-ills. after drawings, table of contents, publ. list printed on lower inner back flap of dustjacket.
Juvenile story with as main character a small Chinese boy, Chin-Pao, and his adventures with a young Giant Panda Bear in the London Zoo. A charming story. Very good copy in orig. publ. cloth with dustjacket. Sequel to:"Chin Pao and the Giantpanda", [1954].

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 45651

CHIANG YEE ['De Stille Reiziger'], Chin-Pao en de Reuzenpanda's. Translated into dutch after the original english (Chin-Pao and the Giant Pandas) by H.S. van Hall. First dutch edn.
Amsterdam, C.P.J. Van Der Peet, s.d. [....], 1954 Small 8°. Orig. cloth, title in black type on spine. [87]pp. Coloured frontispiece, 3 other plates, all after old chinese drawing), charming small text-ills. after drawings, table of contents.
Juvenile story with as main character a small Chinese boy, Chin-Pao, and the Giant Pandas of China. Dedicated to the late Lloyd S. Tangier-Smith who brought the Giand Pandas to Europe. Good copy in orig. publ. cloth, NO dustjacket however.

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 45681

CHINA FARMING PICTURE BOOK - Picture Story of old Farming. [reprinted after the original circa 1900].
S.I. [People's Republic of China], s.n., [circa], 1950 Small 8°. Original watered (moiré) silk covered boards with vertical covertitle in chinese script. Harmonica bound betwee boards covers. ti.-p. in chinese script and english. 10 fine full page handcoloured silk plates tipped-in with descriptive text in chinese script and english on facing pp.
Bilingual chinese style picture book illustrating the process of old chinese rice cultivation from beginning to final storage. Fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 175: Tropical Agriculture and Agro-Geology (2014.
EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 52815

CHINA ISLAMIC ASSOCIATION [Editors], Moslems in China. [First edition],.
Peking, Foreign Languages Press, 1953 Large 8 °. Original limp wrappers. Frontcover with bold capital gilded type in three languages (Chinese, arabic and english). 6 unnumbered lvs. in chinese, arabic and english, a speech delivered by the Chairman China Islamic Association. Album of 48 unnumbered lvs. bearing numerous monochrome plates, incl. some in full color, with captions in chinese, arabic ang english, illustrating daily life sceneries of chinese moslems at work, sports, meetings and at home, of which images of females in local traditional dress, full-page monochrome portrait of Chairman Mao, 8 partly illustrated indonesian language press cloppings about the topic pasted on first few lvs. at front and ti.-p, taken from indonesian newspapers.
Colourful tri-laguage publication by which a picture is painted of the happy Chinese Muslim minirity group present in the Chinese Communst Republic. (wrappers heavi8ly soiled and marked, gontents fine).

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 57030

CHINA ROMANTIC STORY PICTURE BOOK - Picture Story of the Romance of Liang Shan-Pai and Chu Ying-Tai. (At the time of Tung Chin Dynasty, in the Fourth Century A.D.). [reprinted after the original circa 1900].
S.I. People's Republic of China], s.n., [circa], 1950 Small 8°. Original thin watered (moiré) silk covered boards with vertical covertitle in chinese script. Harmonica bound betwee covers. ti.-p. in chinese script and english. 10 full page original fine handcoloured silk plates tipped-in, featuring female and male traditional chinese dress, with descriptive text in chinese script and english on facing pp.
Bilingual chinese style picture book illustrating a romantic love story from the fourtheenth century A.D. Fine copy.

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 52816

CHINA SILKWORM RAISING PICTURE BOOK - Picture Story of Silk Worm and Raw Silk. [reprinted after the original circa 1900].
S.I. [People's Republic of China], s.n., [circa], 1950 Small 8°. Original watered silk(moiré) covered boards with vertical covertitle in chinese script. Harmonica bound betwee boards covers. ti.-p. in chinese script and english. 10 fine full page handcoloured silk plates tipped-in, with descriptive text in chinese script and english. on facing pp.
Bilingual chinese style picture book illustrating the process of silkworm raising up till raw silk. Fine copy.

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 52814

CHINESE ANTIQUE TEXTILE EXCAVATIONS: [Chinese language survey of antique textiles excavated from archaeilogical sites]. [Original edition in chinese language].
S.I., s.n., 1973 Folio. Original cloth, bold gilded title in chinese caracters on front cover, white coloured blind stamped device at tail, gilded chinese title on spine. [6]pp. of introductory text, numerous chinese character captioned coloured illustrations of details of excavbated antique weavings on 44 plaes at end (versos blank). ADDED: SUPPLEMENT. Folio. Original printed wrappers. Staplled. [8]pp. of chinese character text. 1 captioned monochrome illustration in text, small sketch-map of excavation site in text. Tog. 2 parts in its original boards portfolio, monochrome chinese character title on spine.
Chinese text album illustrating details of antique chinese woven textiles unearthed on archeological sites. Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 117: "From Top to Toe"...: COSTUME & FASHION-LACE-TAPESTRY-TEXTILES (2015).
EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55252

CHINESE ART - The life of Christ by Chinese Artists. Reprinted.
Westminster, S.P.G., 1951 Small 8°, [3]pp. of introd. text, 24 plates with captions on facing-page.
Originals of plates were all shown at one of the pre-war Exhibitions of Christian Art, held annually in the Roman Catholic University of Fu-Jên in Peking. Names of artists are not revealed. Repr. after the orig. of July, 1943. Curious.

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 12108

CHINESE BRONZES EXHIBITION CATALOGUE - A Selection of Ancient Chinese Bronzes. Orig.edn.
Peking, Wenwu Press, 1976 sq. large 8°. orig. pict.col. glossy wraps. (1]p. of introd. in chinese, not romanized, [38]pp. of descr. to plates at very end in chinese, not romanized, only, with many text-ills. and figs, depict. bronze artefacts, 96 full-p. plates, of which some coloured and 1 double-page with captions in chinese, bi-lingual, chinese/english, corrigenda-slip loosely inserted, with a separate booklet in english, almost same size as catalogue, orig. wraps. 26pp., being an introduction (page 1) and explanatory notes, incl. technical details, for the plates, select bibliogr., loosely inserted at end.
A very interesting catalogue with detailed plates of ancient chinese bronzes from various dynasties (:) Shang, Western Chou, Spring and Autumn Period, Warring States Period, Chin and Han Dynasties. A very interesting and well-documented catalogue. Good copy.

EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 39970

CHINESE CHARACTER EXERCISE BOOKLET: [An original 20th century character writing excercise booklet].
S.I., s.n., [circa], 1960 Small oblongvertical 8°. [180x120mm.]. Original thin paper wrappers, stapled at top margin. Front side with a coloured illustration featuring two small chinese childern, chinese character printin at tail in red (not transcribed). Chinese text (not transcribed) printed on lower outer cover. [30] unnumbered thin paper leaves. Each leave bearing 15 red coloured squares.
Completely unused small children's excercise booklet how to learn to write chinese characters, primary chinese school edication. Completely left blank.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 56159

CHINESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS - Chinese Houtsneden. Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde Leiden. [Originele uitgave; original edition].
S.I. [Leiden], Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, 1955 Small 8°., original limp wrappers, covertitle with a coloured illustration featuring a chinese erotic print. 15pp. of introduction and notes to text, captioned black white illustrations on 12 photo-plates, WITH a [3]pp. guide to the exhibition loosely inserted.
Dutch language introduction into basic principles of Chinese Woodblock [colour] printing, published alongside of a single-day exhibition at Leiden Museum of Anthropology. Fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 50460

CHRISTIE AUCTION CATALOGUE - Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art. Thursday 1 April 1999.
London, Christie's South Kensington, 1999 large 8°. orig. pict.col. glossy limp wraps. 45pp. col. ills. on 4 plates, many plain text-ills, printed estimates, pounds stering & euro. [8]pp. of client's information and sale-conditions, incl. prices realized Sale No. 8292 at end.
Auction "COR-8340" listing and describing tog. 450 lots. Very fine copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 40888

CHUA, Christian, Chinese Big Business in Indonesia. [First edition].
London and New York, Routledge, 2008 8°. Original b lue coloured boards. Covertitle in bold white type. (xvi)), 176pp. Some schemes and diagrams in text, list of people interviewed, notes and references, extensive bibliography, index, table of contents.
English language up-to-date surveyprefeded by a preface and introduction, followed by a theoretical framework, limited capitalists: chinese big business and the state before 1998, Capital in crisis: the conglomerates and the end of the New Order' capital in post=Soeharto Indonesia, Pluticracy in the making...Very fine copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55475

COHN-WIENER, E., Einführung in die Kunstwelt des Ostens, Indien, China, Japan, Islam. [Erste bis fünfte Auflage].
Berlin, Rudolf Mosse, 1929 Original cloth, cover title, title on spine. 159pp. Many black/white illustrations in text and full-page after photographs, chronology, table of contents.
German language introduction into Far Eastern Art from ancient times, China, Japan, India, incl. i.a. notes on Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic influences. Nice copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 50344

COLQUHOUN, ARCHIBALD R., China in Transformation. Orig. edn.
London and New York, Harper & Bros., 1898 Original publ. cloth, title in gilt on front boards and spine, ornamented gilt tooling to each corner of boards. 387pp. frontispiece, 4 fold. maps, one at front and three at very end, of which coloured and one rather large, black/white sketch-maps in text, many diagrams in text, list of literature consulted, index, extensive footnotes, table of contents, ex-libris pasted inside front boards.
A geo-political history of China before the revolution. Still of great interest. Very good copy in orig. publ. cloth, untrimmed and partly unopened. (some brown offsetting to verso of last endpaper).

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 47055

COMMELIN, Isaac,, Begin ende Voortgangh van de Vereenigde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie...Authentic Facsim.edn. after the original AAmsterdam, Janssonius 1646.
Amsterdam, Facsimile uitgaven Nederland, 1969 4 vols. Large stout 8°. Original publ. imitation leatercovers. Covers with duble-barred thin gilded line borders with gilded V.O.C. onogramme, gilded spines with gilded title labels, gilded top-edges. [approx. 1200 pp. of text in seventeenth century dutch]. Many facsim. plates after original copper engravings, incl. maps, plans and portraits, glossaries. WITH the explanatory booklet: H.H. ZWAGER, Isaac Commelin en zijn verzameling "Begin ende Voortgangh...". [Amsterdam,, 1969. 8°. Original wrappers with cover title and a monochrome illustration. Stapled. 30pp. Many captioned monochrome facsim. illustrations, bibliographic annotation at rear end.
Extensive collection of dutch ship's logs and travel accounts done by the dutch in the seventeenth century, representing authentic reports of outward bound discoveries to and from the Indonesian Archipelago, undertaken by command of the Dutch East India Company V.O.C. Fine set.

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 375.00

Book nr.: 53694

COUPERUS, L., Nippon. [reprinted].
Amsterdam/Antwerpen, L.J. Veen, 1992 Small stout 8°., original publ. cloth, title label on spine, dustjacket. 265pp. Table of corrections at very end, table of contents. ["Volledige werken Louis Couperus", 48].
To China via Japan back home, the famous travelogue by Louis Couperis, a foremost nineteenth/twentieth century dutch autor, originally published in installments in a The Hague newspaper. Re-published with text corrections added in the series Complete works by Louis Couperus. Very fine copy, WITH dustjacket.

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- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 50716

CRAHMER, Wilhelm, Über Beilartige Waffen im indischen Kulturgebiet. Offprint from:"Baessler Archiv, aus Band 1, Heft 3.".
Leipzig u nd Berlin, B.G. Teebner, 1911 Small folio. Original printed limp wrappers, stapled. pp.[135]-142 [=8pp]. 18 captioned line-drawings in text, incl. 2 full-page plates after photographs featuring ax-like antique weapons with stone and metal blades, footnotes, publ. adverts. on both wrappers.
Comparative german language essay about the occurrance of ax-like weapons with stone and metal blades occurring in the Indian Culure zone, e.g. China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malacca, Philippines..., dating from stone- and bronze eras. A very interesting scholarly comparative essay. Good copy. (lower right corner bumped).

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55141
     

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