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Arts of Asia, Opium Weights
Lit-30

Lit-30

Arts of Asia - Special Burma Issue
May - June 2013
Vol. 43 No. 3
Founder Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

With the latest publication about the "Opium Weights"
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
ANIMAL-SHAPED WEIGHTS OF BURMA
by Michael Herrfurth and Hartmut Mollat

condition: new

Price: Euro 23 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-16-1
Rolf und Ilse Braun
"Opiumgewichte / Opium weights / Poids d'Asie"


Pfälzische Verlagsanstalt, Landau, 1983

out of print, rare

condition: good used copy, small tear lower margin

Price:
Euro 120 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Memories of the Asiatic Society Of Bengal
Miscellanea Ethnographica part III (only)
Nelson Annandale (1876 - 1924)


Printed at the Baptist Mission Press, And Published by the Asiatic Society, Calcutta 1917

written in English

out of print, very rare

no. III with Annandales early images of "opium" weights (Hintha 4D, see images)

Condition according to the age, partly soiled

- Sold -


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Lit-27
Lit-27
"Burmese Crafts - Past and Present"
Sylvia Fraser-Lu


Oxford University Press, first published 1994
second impression 2002

size 280 x 220 mm, 416 pp
64 col. illus., 294 b/w illus. 60 figs., 2 maps
written in English

in mint condition

Price: Euro 210 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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"Burma Painted & Described"
Robert Talbot Kelly


Published by Adam and Charles Black, London
First Edition 1905

Original maroon cloth stamped in gilt, green and red with elaborate peacock and lotos design, spine too

261 pages plus 75 colour-illustrations from water colours by the author (engraved and printed by G. W. Jones Ltd.) with original tissue-guards and a folded map (the route taken by Kelly) at the end of the volume

Condition: A rare copy of the 1st edition, spine and rear cover sunned, first page with personal dedication ("with love from Daddy"), very good condition (please see images)

Price: Euro 235 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-24

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"EMERALD CITIES
ARTS OF SIAM AND BURMA, 1775-1950"


by Forrest McGill (Editor)
Kazuhiro Tsuruta (Photographer)
M.L. Pattaratorn Chirapravati

Asian Art Museum San Francisco 2009

Size: 313mm x 240mm x 37mm, 245 pp.

This lavishly illustrated catalog of artworks from Thailand and Burma provides an introduction to one of Asia's richest and least known artistic traditions.

Condition: tiny, barely visible traces of use at the dust jacket, apart from that as new

Price: Euro 50 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Map-01
Map of Burma, handcolored steel engraving


Hildburghausen & Neu York: Stich, Druck und Verlag der Geogr. Anstalt des Bibliogr. Instituts
"Provinzen von Birmah", Book page

Age: about 1836
Size: 19.4 x 12.2 cm / 7,64 x 4,84 in

Condition: Good, some foxing

Price: Euro 70 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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HISTORY OF BURMA, Godfrey Eric Harvey


FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO 10 MARCH 1824 THE BEGINNING OF THE ENGLISH CONQUEST
by G. E. Harvey
with a preface by Sir Richard Carnac Temple

rare 1st Edition 1925, Longmans, Green and Co.

A scholarly work on the history of Burma
with seven illustrations, five coloured maps and a chronological table

with an old booksellers sticker "SMART&MOOKEDUM, Rangoon"

Condition: Cover soiled and stained (please see images), wear to cloth spine, content in very good condition

Price: Euro 95 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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BEAUTIFUL BURMA, Major Colin Metcalfe Enriquez (Theophilus)


Published 1935 by Myanmahita Magazine, Rangoon (First Printing), soft cover

148 pp., illustrated with black and white photographs
The British author born in India 1884, spent many years in Burma

the cover leafe already partly removed from book spine caused of loss of gluing, apart from that good condition, clean unmarked text

Content among others:
Rangoon, Old Moulmein Pagoda, Prome and Pagan, Mandalay, Ruby Mines, Mogok, The Kachin Hills, Kalaw, The Shan States, The Karin Hills, The Chindwin River, The Northern Chin Hills, Pakkoku Hill Tracts

Price: Euro 75 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-09

Lit-09
Burmese Lacquerware, Sylvia Fraser-Lu


White Orchid Books, Revised and Enlarged Edition
Orchid Press, Bangkok 2000

Condition: Used but good condition

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Laque & Or De Birmanie


Edité par Catherine Raymond, U Than Htun, Ralph Isaacs, Sylvia Fraser-Lu

2011 - Silvana Editoriale Spa
Cinisello Balsamo, Milano

Catalogue Exposition: Nice, Musée des Arts Asiatiques, 20 juillet - 7 novembre 2011

Condition: Cover with a few very slightly scratches, apart from that in mint condition

Price: Euro 60 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-23
THE CERAMICS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Their Dating and Identification by Roxanna M. Brown


The standard work on Southeast Asian ceramics.

Reprint of the 1988 second edition
Art Media Resources 2000

Condition: as new

Price: Euro 40 (plus 7 % VAT, packing and shipment)


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"BURMESE DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd., 2000


by John Falconer, Elizabeth Moore, Alfred Birnbaum, Daniel Kahrs, Virginia McKeen Di Crocco, Joe Cummings
photography by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni

Size: 277mm x 254mm x 19mm, 224 pp.

"Burmese Design & Architecture" takes an in-depth look at the entire span of Burmese design, from arts and crafts to both religious and secular architecture.

Condition: corners very slightly bumped, apart from that as new

Price: 46 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-01
Lit-01
Arts of Asia, Volume 38, Number 1


Original issue January-February 2008

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Elizabeth Moore and Terence Tan
"Eyes on the Past: Samon and Pyu beads in Myanmar"


Book condition:
Very good,
corners and spine ends lightly bumped

Price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-02
Arts of Asia, Volume 23, Number 3

Original issue May-June 1993

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Noel F. Singer
"KAMMAVACA TEXTS, THEIR COVERS AND BINDING RIBBONS"


Book condition:
used but good condition, small corner bump

Price: Euro 48 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-03
Lit-03
Arts of Asia, Volume 13, Number 5


Original issue September-October 1983

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"FROG DRUMS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE IN KAREN CULTURE"


Book condition:
Very good

Price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-04
Lit-04
Arts of Asia, Volume 12, Number 1



Original issue January-February 1982

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BURMESE 'OPIUM' WEIGHTS"


Book condition:
used but still good

Price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-05
Lit-05
Arts of Asia, Volume 11, Number 1


Original issue January-February 1981

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BUDDHA IMAGES FROM BURMA
PART 1: SCULPTURED IN STONE"


Book condition:
Very good

Price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-06
Lit-06
Arts of Asia, Volume 11, Number 2


Original issue March-April 1981

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BUDDHA IMAGES FROM BURMA
PART 2: BRONZE AND RELATED METALS"


Book condition:
Cover used as blotting pad (print through), apart from that very good condition

Price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-07
Lit-07
Arts of Asia, Volume 11, Number 3


Original issue May-June 1981

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BUDDHA IMAGES FROM BURMA
PART 3: WOOD AND LACQUER"


Book condition:
Very good

Price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)


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Lit-08


Lit-08
Arts of Asia, Volume 9, Number 4


Special Japanese Issue, July-August 1979
(very rare issue)

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Misao Mikoshiba & Raymond Bushell
"THE SOKEN KISHO AND OJIME"

Kinya Niiseki
"ITO-IN: AN INSPIRATION FOR NETSUKE?"


Book condition:
Bumped in two corners, apart from that good condition

Price: Euro 70 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)

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