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Editor Tilden, Jill
This volume explores the rich diversity of Asian art. The range of subjects examined includes silk in China under the Northern Song, Indonesian royal and ethnic gold, Islamic arhcitecture in the Deccan, a Persian manuscript of Sa'di's "Gulistan", Khmer sculpture and Mughal red-ground "grotesque" carpets. It highlights the complex interactions of Far and Near Eastern traditions as artistic and religious ideas were transmitted first along the Silk Road, and then as a result of the extensive conquests of Genghis Khan and Timur. The book forms part of the "Hali Annual" series which presents essays on Asian art.198pp.Plus adverts. N.B. Scuff mark to front D/J.
Hali Publications Limited, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 1898113203
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Inventory #19204
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Witt, David L.
Modernists in Taos look at the art colony of Taos, New Mexico, focusing on the pivotal modernist painters that included John Marin, Hans Hoffman, Clyfford Still, Richard Diebenkorn, and Mark Rothko. 280pp.Head of spine slightly bumped. Small closed tear to head of D/J spine.
Red Crane Books, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1878610783
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Inventory #19833
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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xxiv.141pp.Map at rear.
Varsity, 1951, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fifth Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #19154
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Lahteenmaki,Maria & Snellman,Hanna
The West has always been a resource for the Finns. Scholars, artists and other professionals have sought contacts from Europe throughout the centuries. The Finnish experience in Western Europe and the New World is a story of migrant labourers, expatriates and specialists working abroad. But you don't have to be born in Finland to be a Finn. The experiences of second-generation Finnish immigrants and their descendants open up new possibilities for understanding the relationship between Finland and the West. The Finnish passage westward has not always crossed national borders. Karelian evacuees headed west, as did young people from the Finnish countryside when opportunities to make a living in agriculture and forestry diminished in the post-war era. The legacy of these migrants is still visible in the suburbs of Finnish cities today. This book is a joint effort of the Department of Ethnology and the Department of History at the University of Helsinki. It was written by Ph. D. students supervised by Academy Research Fellows Maria Lahteenmaki and Hanna Snellman, in collaboration with colleagues abroad interested in current research in ethnology and history. 247pp.N.B.Two corners slightly bumped.
Finnish Literature Society, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9517468946
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Inventory #15540
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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De La Harpe, Roger
A view of The Top Touring Spots of South Africa to suit all pockets for example the Kruger Park, Mala Mala down to three basic tent accommodation in the Kruger Rest Camps is covered. Geographical area of the country is suited, together with a map of its regions and within that region the best of the holiday spots are previewed. Some like the Waterfront and Lost City, which are regular attractions and other that, are out of the way places, which you may not otherwise visit. The idea is to give the tourist whether their are overseas or local plenty of scope in terms of price and different type of holiday one can have whether it's touring the shebeens in Soweto or the flash box of the Lost City. Enjoying the solitude of the Richtersveldt or white waterrafting in the Eastern Cape. The book tells you where to go and what to do and how to get there and where to stay. At the end of each chapter there's an information box containing all of the useful telephone numbers and e-mail addresses and fax numbers of the Tourist Bureau's, hotels etc. 144pp. N.B. Top of D/J spine slightly creased.
Sunbird Publishers Ltd, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0624039501
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Inventory #22960
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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