Title: Artibus Asiae Vol. XIII, 3
Publisher: Artibus Asiae Publishers, Ascona, Switzerland
Publication Date: 1951
Binding: Printed Wrapper
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Art Journal
pp.147-235. (iii). 19 tipped-in b/w illustrations. 1 colour in-text figure. 15 b/w in-text figures. "The periodical "Artibus Asiae" considers as its main purpose the presentation of hithertoo unknown excavations and objects as well as new theories concerning known material". Contents include : "Antiqities Exhumed from the Yin Tombs outside Chang Te Fu in Honan Province" - Sueji Umehara. "An Indian Statuette from Pompeii" - Mirella Levi D'Ancona. "Notes Iraniennes IV : Le Trésor de Sakkez, les origines de l'art Mède, et les bronzes du Luristan" - R. Ghirshman. "Sitala-la-Froide, Déesse indiennede la petite Vérole" - Jeaninne Auboyer et M.Therese de Mallmann. Also includes book reviews as well as advertisements for galleries and publishers. Internally clean without marks or additions. An unread copy with pages still uncut. Edges of the textblock are untrimmed resulting in some slightly bent tips at the tail corner. Bump to the foredge affects both panels and the textblock. Yapped edges of the printed wrapper are shelf worn with some creased bends and minor tears at the foot of the spine and along the tail edges. Minor creased bumps at the corners and head of the spine. 2 cm split beginning at the outer joint of the front panel near the mid-point. Light age toning at the extremities. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008427
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