Mapin Publishing. 10.25 x 10.25", 167 pp., 150 color photographs, map, glossary, bibliography, cloth, d.j., Ahmedabad, 1993. (o.p.; gilt lettering on spine, light dampstains on upper corner areas of half the pages). A comprehensive book on the variety of crafts of Himachal Pradesh.
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5.5 x 8.5", 64 pp., 22 Menhadi designs in color and b/w, paper, Udaipur, 1976. (o.p.; ex Penelope Mason library, vvg).
Oxford University Press. 5.3 x 8", vi, 74 pp., 21 color illustrations, many b/w illustrations, bibliography, index, pictorial boards, Hong Kong, 1998. (o.p.; near fine, ex David T. Roy library with signature.). This book surveys the breadth of Chinese ceremonial paper products, exploring their creation, distribution, and characteristics.
Foreign Language Press. 7 x 9.75", 64 pp. color frontispiece, text plus 24 pages of illustrations, some in color, boards, d.j., Peking, 1954. (o.p.; rubbed/ligt soiling to d.j., sl bumped bottom corner pages).
Art Media Resources, Inc., 2006. 10 x 10", 96 pp., profusely illustrated in color, artists' biographies, bibliography/authors' biographies, hardcover, Chicago, 2006. Contents: Lines in Space: Japanese Baskets as Art by Donald Doe Japanese Bamboo Art and The West by Robert T. Coffland Bamboo Artists of Japan (oldest to youngest).
Art Media Resources, Inc., 2006. 10 x 10", 96 pp., profusely illustrated in color, artists' biographies, bibliography/authors' biographies, paper, Chicago, 2006. Contents: Lines in Space: Japanese Baskets as Art by Donald Doe Japanese Bamboo Art and The West by Robert T. Coffland Bamboo Artists of Japan (oldest to youngest) Also available in Hardcover.
Yale University Press. 9.75 x 8.25", 96 pp., 70 color illustrations, suggestions for further reading, decorated end papers, pictorial wraps, New York, 2009. This volume accompanies the exhibition Buriki at the Japan Society Gallery, New York, July 9 - August 16, 2009. Tin toys have been made in Japan for...
China Institute In America. 8 x 9.2", 98 pp., 71 b/w illustrations, bibliography, paper, New York, 1976. (o.p.; rubbed cover, text near fine).
8.75 x 11.5", 293 pp., fully illustrated in color, b/w illustrations and line drawings, text in Chinese, green cloth, Beijing, 2008. This publication provides an intimate, in-depth view of the diet and food culture of the Mongol minority. With full color illustrations and black and white line drawings throughout, this...
8.25 x 11.25", 78 pp., color illustration, text in Chinese, paper, Yunnan, 2000.
9.25 x 10.5", 147 pp., 227 color plates, text in Chinese, cloth, d.j., Shanghai, 1989. (o.p.; scarce, sl wear to d.j., text near fine).
5.5 x 7", 107 pp., illustrated in color, text in Chinese, paper, Beijing, 2007. The Chinese have been utilizing gourds in various works of art for many years. This book introduces readers to all facets of gourd art. The authors illustrate the versatility of the medium by displaying works of necklaces, seals and cups.
Hong Kong Urban Council. 8.25 x 11.25", 235 pp., fully illustrated in color, paper, Hong Kong, 1996. This fascinating book brings to life Chinese traditional crafts that are closely associated with daily life of the Chinese people in Hong Kong. Extensively surveyed and richly illustrated, it introduces the reader to...
5.75 x 7", 107 pp., illustrated in color, paper, Beijing, 2007. Keeping birds in birdcages and playing with them became a popular trend during the Tang dynasty, reaching its peak in popularity during the Qing dynasty with the Emperor Qianlong. This book provides an introduction to the cage production process and tips on maintenance.
Mei Ya Publications, Inc. 9.1 x 8.2", 176 pp., numerous illustrations, 2 in color, over 25 recipes, index, cloth, d.j., Taipei, 1971. (o.p.; sl wear to d.j., pen marks to front endpaper, vvg). Contents: Section I: Festivals - describes background of important celebrations such as Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival...
Dover. 9.25 x 12", 112 pp. 100 color plates, paper, New York, 1990.
University of California Press. 9.3 x 8.2", 162 pp., 88 color and b/w illustrations, paper, Berkeley, 2001. In Every Step a Lotus, Dorothy Ko embarks on a fascinating exploration of the practice of footbinding in China, explaining its origins, purpose, and spread before the nineteenth century. She uses women's own...
6 x 9", 209 pp., b/w illustrations, text in Chinese, paper, Shandong, 2005. An introduction to folk art in Shandong area. It explains features of art from the Neolithic period by using examples of textiles, sculptures, paintings, and other special folk arts.
10.5 x 10", 171 pp., fully illustrated in color, text in Chinese & English, cloth, d.j., Auhui, 1998.
7.5 x 8", 128 pp., 183 illustrations, 147 in color, map, bibliography, index, paper, New York, 1996. (O.p.; near fine).
8.2 x 11.2", 291 pp., over 500 designs illustrated in color, text in Chinese, paper, Beijing, 1999. This volume illustrates over 500 papercut designs of Chinese auspicious symbols. Useful for designers and papercut artists.
8.2 x 11.2", 391 pp., 18 color and over 500 designs illustrated in b/w, text in Chinese, paper, Beijing, 1999. This volume is an illustrated survey of Chinese papercut designs. Chapters are divided into 11 most common themes.
Pepin Press. 8.25 x 10", 80 pp., profusely illustrated with line drawings, introductory text in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Japanese and Chinese, CD Rom, paper, Amsterdam, 2003.
Taipei Gallery. 8.25 x 11.6", 30 pp, color illustrations, text in English and Chinese, paper, New York, 2000. (o.p.; vvg).
Privately Printed. 13.5 x 10.75", 41 pp. with 15 linoleum cuts to include 11 samples of handmade paper, no. 48 of a limited edition of 75 copies, red leather spine stamped with black lettering, Philippine ikat dyed fabric cover, slipcase, Santa Cruz, 2005. (o.p.; scarce, paper label on slicpase, sl...