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1 Karlbeck, Orvar Treasure Seeker in China
London Cresset Press 1957 Hardcover Near Fine Good 
London: Cresset Press, 1957 xii, 215 pp with 21 B&W illustrations and one map. Translated from the Swedish by Naomi Walford. Orvar Karlbeck, a Swedish engineer living in China, traveled through northern China collecting archeological material, bronzes and pottery for museums and private collections in Sweden between 1930 and 1935. He vividly describes the famine that was devestating China during that period. Text is clean, tight and unmarked.Binding is sound, blue cloth boards are clean and undamaged. DJ is intact but has chips and closed tears along upper edge. Now in mylar wrapper.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. t. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Meyer, Karl E. & Brysac, Shareen Blair The China Collectors: America's Century Long Hunt for Asian Art Treasures
Palgrave Macmillan 2015 1137279761 / 9781137279767 1st Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 420 pp with B&W illustrations in text and 8 color plates. The text is clean, tight and unmarked. Remainder mark on botton edge. DJ is bright and undamaged. Now in protective mylar. By the authors of "The Plundered Past,' and 'Tournament of Shadows.' Discusses the very problamatic removal of wall paintings and sculptures from the Dun Huang and Silk Road region of Western China. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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On Alexander's Track to the Indus: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India Carried Out Under the Orders of H. M. Indian Government, Stein, Aurel
3 Stein, Aurel On Alexander's Track to the Indus: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India Carried Out Under the Orders of H. M. Indian Government
U.S.A. Ares Pub 1974 0890050368 / 9780890050361 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
U.S.A.: Ares Pub, 1974 U.S.A.: Ares Pub, 1974 182 pp with B&W plates following text. Reprint of the 1929 edition. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Brown cloth boards are clean, sound with very light rubbing to extremities. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 Whitfield, Roderick Dunhuang: Caves of the Singing Sands: Buddhist Art from the Silk Road (2 volumes)
London Textile & Art Publications 1995 1898406057 / 9781898406051 1st Edition. Hardcover As New As New Seigo Otsuka 
London: Textile & Art Publications, 1995 London: Textile & Art Publications, 1995 Vol. 1 - 259 pp , 399 colored plates. Vol 2 - explanatory text with 59 illustrations,plate captions, glossary, bibliography, index to caves, An exhaustive record of all the cave art at the Dunhuang caves in Gansu, China. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, immaculate. Dark green boards are undamaged. Pictorial slip case is likewise whole and unfaded This set weighs 10 .75 lbs. Overseas buyers please contact seller for shipping costs before purchasing. 1st Edition. Cased Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Seigo Otsuka. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Seigo Otsuka. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 480.00 USD
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