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Rare East Asian Art Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There are many amazing artists and art that come from East Asia, and there are some truly outstanding rare and antique East Asian art books available in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From special first edition books to intriguing posters and other ephemera, there is a wide selection of antique and rare East Asian Art books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

AJANTA FRESCOES, being reproductions in colour and monochrome of frescoes in some of the caves at Ajanta after copies taken in the years 1909-1911 -- FIRST EDITION by Lady Herringham

London: Humphrey Milford (Oxford University Press), 1915. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. FIRST PRINTING of the RARE First Edition -- "limited to 600 copies, of which 350 on...



Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul: A Complete Catalogue (3 VOLUMES) by Krahl, Regina in collaboration with Erbahar, Nurdan; Edited by Ayers, John with historical studies by Yucel, Unsal and Raby, Julian

Philip Wilson Publishers, London for Sotheby's Publications, 1986 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English text.; Hardcover (with dust jacket in slipcase).; 28 x 39 cm; 17 Kg.; 1381 pages with 5,000 black-and-white and colour illustrations, includi...

From Jorge Welsh Books


Chinese Export Porcelain, Antique Tankards: The Eckenhoff Collection by Eckenhoff, Edward A

Solins Group LLc., 2011 Book. New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English text.; Hardcover (withouth dust jacket - as issued).; 38 x 29.5 cm; 1.8 Kg.; 99 pages with colour images for each tankard.; Brand new with minor handling signs.; Privately printed. This pu...

From Jorge Welsh Books


Ajanta by Takata, Osamu

Tokyo: Heibonsha Ltd. Publishers, 1971. This is a near fine hardcover copy in the original pictorial publishers slipcase. Some wear to edges of slipcase. Completely clean inside, but for a short neat collector name to the front endpaper, dating informatio...

From Design Books


"Christie's" 1766 to 1925: Christie's Auction House Records by Marillier, H.C

"CHRISTIE'S" 1766 TO !925. a VERY NICE COPY IN A RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. Many Illustrations. Printed in Great Britain By Robert Maclehose and Co., Ltd., The University Press, Glasgow. Used. Very Good-/Good Original Dust Jacket. Very rare thus. 7 3/4 X ...

From Mary Riversong


The Art of Ting Shao Kuang by Tetsuro [Ting Shao Kuang] Anna Manzoni Macdonnell; Murobushi

Tokyo: Kodansha / Segal Fine Art, 1989. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published Tokyo: Kodansha / Segal Fine Art, 1989, first printing. Square folio, 12 1/4" x 12 1/4", 161pp., 103 full page color plates. Text in English and Japanese...

From The Wild Muse


1972 Munich Olympics Artists Series: Poster by Paul Wunderlich (Artist)

Matthieu AG Zurich: Editions Olympia 1972 GmbH, 1971. Artists Series # 28. Near Fine, small faint creases at edges. Well suited for framing, will bw shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Near Fine. 25 "x 40". ...

From Dale Steffey Books


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