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

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GERMAN COLONIAL EMPIRE IN PICTURES - DEUTSCHE KOLONIEN. Herausgegeben [Edited] vom Cigaretten Bilderdienst. [Erste Auflage; First edition].
Dresden, Cigarettenbilderdienst, 1936 Small oblong 4°. Original limp wrappers. Front cover with tipped-in coloured illustration, gilded embossed title at tail, within a gilded embossed illustrated border. 26pp. of descriptive and explanatory text of the german colonial empire with some comparative tables, full-page map of the colonies with extensive legenda at tail, captioned roll of honour of10 monochrome portraits famous colonial servants and officials printed on a single leave at front, some sketch maps and portraits in text, 266 captioned small coloured plates tipped-in on pp.27-72 (each 6.5x4.5cm.) within a frame captioned monochrome illustrations illustrating colonial sceneries and natives., concise list of literature on verso of f.e.p. Includes a single page description of the Protectorate Tsingtau (Kauchiau Province, China) with 12 coloured tipped-in plates on final leage (pp. 71/72) and the german territories of New Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms Land and Bismarck Archieplago).
Lavishly illustrated Album, a survey of the German Colonial Empire in Africa, Asia and Oceania. Very good and complete copy. (some minor marginal teras skilfully restored).

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 52756

GIEBEN, A.Th., Stijl en Ornamentleer. De Stijl en het Ornament vanaf de vroegste tijd tot aan de 20e eeuw. Orig. edn.
Koog aan de Zaan, P. Out, s.d.[circa], 1930 2 vols. oblong 4°. orig. decorated wraps, spiralled spines. 96, 72pp. Num. ills. on 82 plates with concise captions in dutch.
A lavishly illustrated historical review of ornamental design as developed through the ages, from Egypt, Persia, China, Japan, Italy, France, England, &c...being a manual for students: painters, drapers and upholsterers. Good set. Scarce. (both ti.-p's with some light foxing: recto/verso).

EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 40410

GINSBURG, Madeleine (ET.AL., CONTRIBUTIONS), Fans from the East. [First edition].
London, Debrett's Peerage, 1978 8°. Original limp glossy wrappers. Covertitle in bold white type with a acoloured illustration of a Fan. 87pp. Coloured illustrations of antique Asian fans and fan-leaves on 8 plates with expert descriptions on pp., numerous captioned monochrome illustrations featuring qntique and traditional Asian Fans and Fan-leaves, bibliography, table of contents.
"Fans from the East" commemmorates the exhibition of the same name held at the Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Expert contributions about Fans from China, Japan, India and the Philippines by Madelaine Ginsburg, Julia Hutt, Joe Earle, Nancy Armstrong (et.al.). Very good copy. (some minimal wear to corners of covers).

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 54543

GINSEL, W.A., De Gereformeerde Kerk op Formosa of de lotgevallen eener handelskerk onder de Oost-Indische Compagnie, 1627-1662. [Original dissertation Leiden University].
Leiden, P.J. Mulder & Zoon, 1931 8°. Original printed wrappers. (xii), 138pp. Name-list of dutch protestant ministers on Formosa (1627-1659), name-list of Governors of Formosa (1624-1662), register of names, places and topics, extensive footnotes and references, table of contents.
Dutch language dissertation, a scientific investigation and assessment of the dutch protestant [conservative] church on Formosa (Taiwan) in the seventeenth century under V.O.C. charter. Expansion, missionary achievements, education, politics and human relations between dutch ministers and converted inhabitants are carefully analyzed and described. Very important for the history of Formosa under dutch colonial trade rule. Good copy.

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EUR 145.00

Book nr.: 55194

GLERUM AUCTIONS 'S-GRAVENHAGE - Indonesische Schilderijen; Chinees en Japans Porselein. Veiling 92 en 92A. Maandag 21 November 1994/Dinsdag 22 November 1994.
's-Gravenhage, Glerum c.s., 1994 2 parts in one volume, dos-ā-dos bound. Large square 8°, original coloured illustratel limp wrappers. 69, 25pp. Many iblack/white illustrations in text, some coloured illustrations on plates, estimates in dutch currency, prices fetched loosely added, extensive descriptions to lots, conditions of sale, original bidding-forms preseent.
Well-groomed and lavishly illustrated sale catalogue, Indonesian paintings, watercolours and drawings, 209 lots, with a separate section Indonesian Antiquities which include some Kerises, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, lots 501-647. Very fine copy.

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 48685

GLERUM AUCTIONS 'S-GRAVENHAGE - Indonesische Schilderijen; Chinees en Japans Porselein. Veiling 78 en 78A. Maandag 22 November 1993/Dinsdag 23 November 1993.
's-Gravenhage, Glerum c.s., 1993 2 parts in one volume, dos-ā-dos bound. Large square 8°, original coloured illustratel limp wrappers. 49, 49pp. Many iblack/white illustrations in text, some coloured illustrations on plates, estimates in dutch currency, prices fetched loosely added, extensive descriptions to lots, conditions of sale, original bidding-forms preseent.
Well-groomed and lavishly illustrated sale catalogue, Indonesian paintings, watercolours and drawings, 220 lots; Chinese and Japanese porcelain, lot 500-796. Very fine copy.

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Book nr.: 48688

GLERUM AUCTIONS 'S-GRAVENHAGE - Indonesische Schilderijen; Chinees en Japans Porselein. Veiling 72 en 72A. Maandag 24 Mei 1993/Dinsdag 25 Mei 1993.
's-Gravenhage, Glerum c.s., 1993 2 parts in one volume, dos-ā-dos bound. Large square 8°, original coloured illustratel limp wrappers. 58, 46pp. Many iblack/white illustrations in text, some coloured illustrations on plates, estimates in dutch currency, prices fetched loosely added, extensive descriptions to lots, conditions of sale, original bidding-forms preseent.
Well-groomed and lavishly illustrated sale catalogue, Indonesian paintings, watercolours and drawings, 225 lots; Chinese and Japanese porcelain, lot 500-860. Very fine copy.

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 48689

GOH WAN GIOE FIRMA SOEN TJHIANG LASEM: Koopt uw medicijnen in de "PIM " - Depots [Covertitle only]. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Semarang-Soerabaia, Helmig & Co., N.V. Pharmaceutische Import Maatschappij, [circa], 1920 Medium 8°. Original coloured and illustrated wrappers, stapled. Covertitle in bold yellow coloured type. [24]of unnumbered text in chinese characers only, with some minimal text in indonesian-malay and dutch recommending pharmaceutics, incl. medicine, dispensed by adruggist. NOT called-for in holdings Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV.
Chinese language brochure recommending popular medicine for sale and dispensed by local drugstores, free from doctor's prescription, across the Dutch East Indies, to be had from PIM drugstores in the 1920s. Imported by Helmig Co., Ltd., Semarang and Soerabaia. A rare piece of advertising targeting the [Panarakan] Chinese of the Dutch East Indies. Good copy. (wwrappers and contents a bit dull, rusty staples removed and replaced skilfull by a cotton string, with some minimal offestting at centre fold. page).

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EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 55344

GOULD, Ch. (et.al.) & M. SMITH (editor), The Dragon. Orig. edn.
London, Wildwood House, 1977 sm. 4°. Orig. stiff pict. col. glossy wraps. 104pp. Many ills. after line-drawings of which full-page, notes to chapters and appendices.
Essay on the Western and Eastern Dragon, including studies of the Serpent and the winged Snake. Appendices present a selection of materials from Classical and Chinese authors, together with later pieces devoted to the medieval and mythical Dragon. A very fine copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 44122

GREEN, Pauline (Editor), Of Earth and Fire. Maud Girard-Geslan. The T.T. Tsui Collection of Chinese Art in the National Gallery of Australia [Canberra]. [First edition].
Canberra, National Gallery of Australia, 1999 Small 4°. Original limp wrappers. Large coloured illustration and covertitle in bold black and red coloured type. 68pp. Many fine coloured plates and illustrations in text with detailed expert descriptive text incl. supplementary footnotes, foreword and inroduction, chronology of Chinabibliography, table of contents, colophon printed on verso of front cover.
"China is its own Greece and Rome". Minutely detailed description and commentary on the T.T. Tsui Gift to the Australian National Gallery of Art at Canberra, being authentic antque pieces of Chinese Art as eartenware, pottery, horse-statues, other animals, heads, etc. also listing dimensions, period dating. It is the objective of the Australian National Gallery to inform the australian public about the great treasures of neighbouring countries as China and Indonesia. Catalogue supplies information about highlights from the antique Chinese Society. Very good copy.

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 55715

GROOT, G.J. & YOSHIKO H. SINOTO, The Shell Mound of Ubayama.
Itikawa City 1952 clothbacked lettered boards, col. dj. 9. pp. 3-67 in english, being an introduction, summaries of chapters, incl. ext. descr.of plates, followed by orig. japanese text, incl. title-page, on 147pp. Num. ills. on 72 plates o.o.t., with captions in english, 6 maps o.o.t. of which fold. and col.1 depict. the distribution of the Zyômon Sites on the terraces along the valleys of the Kantô Plain."Nipponica First Series, Arch. Nipponica vol. II".
Interesting report on the excavation of a.o. Mollusks, Vertebrates, Stone & Bone implements, Ornaments, Eartenware, pottery... Fine copy. Rare.(dj. damaged in places, only tiny particles gone).

EUR 215.00

Book nr.: 9299

GROSS, E., Die Ostasiatische Tuschmalerei. [Sechstes bis Zehntes Tausend].
Berlin, Bruno Cassirer Verlag, 1923 Large 8°. Original clothbacked purple boards. front cover with a gilded stamped circular vignette, gilded title label on spine. 51pp. of general introduction and description to plates, 159 captioned monochrome plates, reproduced from Shimbi Shoin and The Kokka.
Well documented german language survey of Brushpaintings from China and Japan through the ages. Good to very good copy. (verso of front cover and recte of f.e.p. a bit spotted, onobtrusive name in ink on f.e.p.).

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 52337

GROSSE-KAPPE,BERG, A. (S.V.D.), 75 Jahre im Dienste des Göttlichen Wortes; Gedenkbläter zum 75 järigen Jubiläum des Steyler Missionswerkes 1875-1950 SVD. [1. Auflage; First edition].
Steyl, Steyler Missionsdruckerei, 1950 Stout 8°. Original printed wrappers. Illustration and SVD Coat-of-Arms on front cover. 224pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece (portrait of father Arnold Janssen S.V.D.), numerous captioned portraits of S.V.D. Congregation members and missionaries, including sketch-maps of foreign and domestic missionary dioceses and vicariates, comparative tables in text of numbers of prieststs serving in foreign contries, commemmorative name list of S.V.D. mebers perioshed and killed in german concentration camps during the second world war, separate full-page comparative table of missionaries outside europe,m table of contents.
German language commemmorative volume celebrating the 75th anniversary of the S.V.D. Congregation 1875-1950, founded by Father Arnold Janssen, history and development, missionary achievements both domestic and foreign, e.g. Asia and Southeastasia; China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Formosa, Ceylon, etc., which also includes a page of remembrance of priests killed or lost without a trace under the german nazi regime. Very good copy. Scarce. (stront edge a bit spotted).

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EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 55191

GULIK, R. [H.] VAN, The Chinese gold murders. A Chinese detective story. First edn. (Thus).
Harmondworth, Penguin Books/Michael Joseph, 1962 sm. 8°. orig. thin limp wraps. 221pp. 10 full-p. ills. after author's drawings in chinese style, biogr. note on author printed inside front wrapper, with a portr., publ. notice on this publication printed on lower outer wrap. ["Penguin Books", 1776].
Detective story, set in ancient Chine with as main character Judge Dee. Pocket-edition (as publ.). Good to very good copy. (tine scratch on lower outer wrap.).

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 44402

GULIK, R. [H.] VAN, Klokken van Kao-yang. Vierde druk. [4th edn.].
Amsterdam, De Boekerij, 1989 Orig. cloth, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket. 270pp. double-page plan, 14 plates in chinese style all after author's drawings, table of contents, dramatis personae, epilogue by author, being an explanation of the chinese judicial administrative system, biogr. note to author with portr. on lower inner back flap of dustjacket.
Dutch language translation of author's "The Chinese Bell Murders". Very fine copy, WITH dustjacket.

EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 45930

GULIK, R. [H.] VAN, Fantoom in Foe-lai. Vierde druk [fourth edition].
Amsterdam, De Boekerij, 1989 Original cloth, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket. 202pp. 10 full-page illustrations in chinese style after author's drawings, a plan of Foe-lai with legenda on facing page, dramatis personae, table of contents.
A Judge Dee crime story set in Foe-lai, dutch language edition translated after the original english "The Chinese Gold Murders". Fine copy, WITH dustjacket.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 48160

GULIK, R. [H.] VAN, Vier Vingers. Een Rechter Tie Verhaal. [Eerste druk; First edition],.
Amsterdam, CPNB, 1964 Small 8°. Original limp wrappers. Covertitle with a coloured illustration. 87pp. 4 captioned monochrome plates in chinese style drawn by author, author's portrait on lower outer cover. ["Boekenweek geschenk" 1962].
Dutch language Judge Dee Crime story which is solved in a single day. Paprback edition (as orig. publ.). Very good copy.

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EUR 10.00

Book nr.: 53264

GULIK, R. [H.] VAN [1910-1967], The Chinese Maze Murders. A Chinese detective story suggested by three original ancient Chinese plots. FIRST (Europ.) EDN.
The Hague and Bandung Van Hoeveve, 1956 Small stout 8°. cloth. (xiii), 322pp. Plan on first endpaper with legenda, 19 plates after drawings by author in Chinese style woodcuts, list of dramatis personae. list of plates, postscript, chinese sources, table of contents.
Chinese crime stury with as main character Judge Dee and his assistants, fighting crime in ancient China, which includes an extensive introduction about Judge Dee by author, a famous dutch sinologue and diplomat. Good copy. NO DUSTJACKET.

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Book nr.: 9154
     

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