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Auction Description for PBA Galleries: Sale 536: The Malter Collection of Archaeology & Antique Reference - Nunis Americana (with additions)
Auction Description:

 Over 300 lots from the libraries of Joel Malter, and Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. (with additions), and a small group of shelves from a prominent golf library.

The Joel Malter collection is comprised of archaeology, anthropology, and art historical texts and reference works, most with numerous beautiful illustrations, and some quite scarce. The works explore antiquities and humanities around the globe from Japanese Netsuke to the tombs of Egypt. There is a diverse selection of general reference works for coins, medals, ceramics, sculpture and decorative art from the Middle East to Pre-Columbia to ancient China. Several lots include ten or more reference works, ideal for the student and the curious.

Also includes numerous shelves of Americana, plus a small offering of framed maps and prints, from the library of Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., educator, author, historian, professor at the University of Southern California and editor of the Quarterly of the Historical Society of Southern California.

 

Additionally, there are twenty lots of golf books, balls, and other memorabilia from a prominent California golf library. Offered for sale without reserve, these lots feature mostly shelves of ten or more golf books on instruction, course architecture, and history.

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Sale 536: The Malter Collection of Archaeology & Antique Reference - Nunis Americana (with additions)

(328 Lots)

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers


328 lots | 325 with images

July 3, 2014

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Eight volumes on the art of Africa

Lot 1: Eight volumes on the art of Africa

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Description: Includes: Wardwell, Allen,. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. Wrappers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, [1986]. Segy, Ladislas. African Sculpture. Wrappers. Dover Publications Inc., [1958]. Afrikanische Kunst / African Art. Wrappers. Written in English & German. 1976. Segy, Ladislas. African Sculpture Speaks. 3rd ed, revised. Cloth, dj (price-clipped). Hill and Wang, [1969]. Parrinder, Geoffrey. African Mythology. Cloth, dj. Paul Hamlyn, [1969]. Schaedler, Karl-Ferdinand. Weaving in Africa: South of the Sahara. Cloth, dj. Panterra Verlag, [1987]. Shaw, Thurstan. Excavation at Dawu. Cloth, dj (price-clipped). Thomas Nelson and Sons / University College of Ghana, [1961]. Phillips, Tom, ed. Africa: The Art of a Continent. Cloth, dj. Prestel, [1996].

Condition Report: Mostly near fine or fine.

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Six volumes on the art of Africa

Lot 2: Six volumes on the art of Africa

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Description: Includes: Schmalenbach, Werner, ed. African Art from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva. Cloth, dj. Prestel, [1988]. Marangou, Lila. Bone Carvings from Egypt. I. Graeco-Roman Period. Cloth, dj. Ernst Wasmuth Publishers, [1976]. Ross, Doran H., ed. Elephant: The Animal and Its Ivory in African Culture. Glossy wrappers. Fowler Museum of Cultural History, [1992]. African Folktales & Sculpture. Cloth, dj (price-clipped). Bollingen Series XXXII. Pantheon Books, [1964]. Sculptures Negres: 24 Photographies Precedees d'un Advertissement de Guillaume Apollinaire et d'un expose de Paul Guillaume. Cloth,. Hacker Art Books, 1972. Clarke, Duncan. African Hats and Jewelry. Glossy boards, dj. Chartwell Books, [1998].

Condition Report: Mostly mild general wear; most are near fine or fine.

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The Alishar H�y�k, Seasons of 1928 and 1929, Part I & II, The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume XIX & XX; The Alishar H�y�k, Season of 1927, Part II [...], Volume VII, and The Alishar H�y�k, Seasons of 1930

Lot 3: The Alishar H�y�k, Seasons of 1928 and 1929, Part I & II, The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume XIX & XX; The Alishar H�y�k, Season of 1927, Part II [...], Volume VII, and The Alishar H�y�k, Seasons of 1930

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Description: Includes Four volumes: Schmidt, Erich F.: The Alishar Höyük, Seasons of 1928 and 1929, Part I & II. The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume XIX & XX.  Part I: xxi, 293 pp., XLVI plates; Part II: xv, 148 pp., XI plates with fold out map.  Schmidt, Erich F. The Alishar Höyük, Season of 1927, Part II. The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume VII. ix, 134 pp. With numerous photographs and line drawings. Hans Henning Von Der Osten: The Alishar Höyük, Seasons of 1930 and 1932, Part III. The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume IX.  xxiv, 496 pp., XV plates and numerous fold out maps and charts. All (4to), brown and orange cloth. 

Condition Report: One volume with some spotting on frontispiece, all with slight wear from use; near fine.

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The Cambridge Ancient History

Lot 4: The Cambridge Ancient History

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Description: 16 volumes, including Vol. I - XII, plus Vols. II-V of the Plates volumes. Illustrated with maps, the plates volumes with photograph plates. (8vo) brick red cloth, gilt-lettered spines, gilt emblem on cover, top edges gilt. The plates volumes are in brick red cloth, gilt-lettered spine, dust jackets, top edges gilt.

Condition Report: Mostly mild general wear to bindings, the later volumes VIII-XII, with more sunning & wear to spines; contents are fine; very good.

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Corpus of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in North American Collections, Volume one: The Collection of the Pierpont Morgan Library (Text and Plates)

Lot 5: Corpus of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in North American Collections, Volume one: The Collection of the Pierpont Morgan Library (Text and Plates)

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Description: Two volumes. (Folio), original beige and dark green cloth, publisher's board slipcase.

Condition Report: Slipcase ripped and worn; near fine.

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Revue d'Assyriologie et d'Archeologie Orientale - fourteen volumes from the series of archaeological studies

Lot 6: Revue d'Assyriologie et d'Archeologie Orientale - fourteen volumes from the series of archaeological studies

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Description: 14 volumes. Includes the following: Vol. I (1885-1895); Vol. IV-V (1898-1902); Vol. VI (1906-1907); V<span style="font-size: 12px;">ol</span><span style="font-size: 12px;">. VII (1909-1910); Vol. VIII (1911); Vol. IX-X. Vol. IX-X (1912-1913); Vol. 11-12 (1914-1915); Vol. 13-14 (1916-1917); Vol. 15-16 (1918-1919); Vol. 17-18 (1920-1921); Vol. 19-21 (1922-1924); Vol. 22-24 (1925-1927); Vol. 25-27 (1928-1930); Vol. 28-29 (1931-1932). (</span>4to<span style="font-size: 12px;">) all but the first three volumes are in library red cloth, gilt-lettered spines. The first three are in the original half red morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines.</span>

Condition Report: Moderate wear to bindings; contents are yellowed, but not worn; very good.

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Coloured Ceramics From Ashur and Earlier Ancient Assyrian Wall-Paintings.

Lot 7: Coloured Ceramics From Ashur and Earlier Ancient Assyrian Wall-Paintings.

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Description: xi, 78 pp. with 36 colored plates and 48 illustrations in the text. (Folio), original green cloth, leather spine label. First Edition.

Condition Report: Light wear; very good.

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Jaarbericht No. 11-15, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux

Lot 8: Jaarbericht No. 11-15, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux

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Description: Includes five volumes in Dutch: Jaarbericht No 11, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux, 1949-1950: 121 pp. With 16 figures within the text, 27 plates with half-page descriptions between each plate; Also included, Jaarbericht No 12, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux, 1951-1952. 122 to 263 pp. Plates 28 to 56 with 1 map. Jaarbericht No 13, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux, 1953-1954. 267 to 408 pp. Plates 58 to 89 with 5 folding maps. Jaarbericht No 14, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux, 1955-1956. 128 pp. with 6 plates. Jaarbericht No 15, van het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap, ex Oriente Lux, 1957-1958. 248 pp. and 12 plates.  All (4to), soft cover.

Condition Report: Each with some wear to the cover, but no tearing or soiling; very good.

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Lot 9: Eleven volumes about Anthropology and Archaeology in Asia and Europe

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Description: Includes eleven volumes:  Oakeshott, Walter: The Mosaics of Rome from the third to the fourteenth centuries. Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, LTD., [1967]. Pfister, Kurt: Die Kunst des Mittelaltes Herausgeben von Kurt Pfister, Band 1.: Katakomben Malerei. Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1924. Castner, James L.: Shrunken Heads, Tsanta Trophies and Human Exotica. Gainsville: Feline Press, 2002. Newman, Selma R.: Contemporary Southeast Asian Arts and Crafts: Ethnic Craftsmen at Work with how-to Instructions for adapting their Crafts. New York: Crown Publishers, INC., 1977. Lewis, Paul and Elaine: Peoples of the Golden Triangle, Six Tribes in Thailand. England: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 1984. Christensen, Erwin O.: Primitive Art. New York: Bonanza Books, 1955. Dothan, Trude: The Philistines and their Culture. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1982. Schmidt: Erich F.: Publications of the Iranian Section of the University Museum; Excavations at the Tepe Hissar Damghan. With and additional chapter on the Sasanian building at Tepe Hissar by Fiske Kimball. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1937.  Houston Smith: Robert: Pella of Decapolis, Volume I; The 1967 Season of The College of Wooster Expedition to Pella. England: The College of Wooster, 1973.  Anderson Immerwahr, Sara: The Athenian Agora - Results of Excavations Conducted by The American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Volume XIII: The Neolithic and Bronze Ages. Princeton: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1971. Charbonneaux, Jean: Les Terres Cuites Grecques: Photographies de Sougez. London: A. Zwemmer, 1936.  

Condition Report: Some loose hinges, wear to covers and edges; else very good.

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Lot of eight volumes on Archaeology in The Middle East, Africa and Greece

Lot 10: Lot of eight volumes on Archaeology in The Middle East, Africa and Greece

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Description: Includes eight volumes: Addison, Frank: The Welcome Excavations in the Sudan, Volume I & II; Jebel Moya,Text and Plates. London: Oxford University Press, 1949.  Addison, Frank: The Welcome Excavations in the Sudan, Volume III; Abu Geili, Saqadi & Dar el Mek. Both Text and Plates in one volume. London: Oxford University Press, 1951.  Kraeling, Carl H.: The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume XC; Ptolemais, City of the Libyan Pentapolis. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1962. Champdor, Albert: Babylone et Mésopotamie. Paris: Albert Guillot, [1953].  Speiser, E. A.: Joint Expedition of the Baghdad School, The University Museum, and Dropsie College to Mesopotamia; Excavations at Tepe Gawra, Volume I: Levels I - VIII.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935.  Karageorghis, Vassos: The Civilization of prehistoric Cyprus. Greece: Ekdotike Athenon, [1976].  Özgüs, Nimet: T?ürk Tarih Kurumu Yayinlarindan, V. Seri, Sa. 25; Kanis Karumu Ib kati mühürleri ve mühür baskilari, [Seals and seal impressions of level Ib from Karum Kanish]. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, 1968. Seeberg, Alex. Corinthian Komos Vases. Bulletin Supplement no. 27. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 1971.

Condition Report: Wear to some covers; else near fine.

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Lot 11: Ten volumes about Archaeology, including Vases, Seals and Cameos

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Description: Includes 11 volumes:  Scribner's Magazine. Volume I, January-June. New York: Cahrles Scribner's Sons, 1887.  Dunant, Christiane, Harold Durand and François Schweizer: Une patère grecque à manche léontomorphe Etude stylistique et technique. Extrait de Geneva, n. s., tome XXIV, 1976. Genève, 1976.  Van Ingen, Wilhelmina: Figurines from Seleucia on the Tigris. University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Volume XLV. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1939.  Bell III, Malcolm: The Terracottas. Morgantina Studies, Volume I. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981.  Vollenweider, Marie-Louise: Catalogue Raisonné des Sceaux, Cylindres, Intailles et Camées, Volume II: Les Portraits, les Masques de Théatre, les Symboles Politiques. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1979.  Guthman, William H.: Drums A'beating, Trumpets Sounding. Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1993.  Corinth: Volume VII, Part II, III and IV. Princeton: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1975-77.  Merzagora, Lucia: I Vasi a vernice Nera Della Collezione H. A. di Milano. Milano: Amilcare Pizzi Editore, [1971].  Sambon, A.: VAses Antiques de Terre Cuite. Collection Canessa. Paris: Bureau de Musée, 1904. 

Condition Report: Wear to some covers and edges, yellowing of few pages, one volume with loose pages; else very good.

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Thirteen volumes about Archaeology in The Middle East and Greece

Lot 12: Thirteen volumes about Archaeology in The Middle East and Greece

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Description: Includes 13 volumes:  Late Egyptian and Coptic Art - An Introduction to the Collections in the Brooklyn Museum. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1943.  Thompson, Deborah: Coptic Textiles in the Brooklyn Museum. New York: The Brooklyn Museum, [1971].  University Museum Monograph 66: The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persepone at Cyrene, Lybia Final Reports, Volume III. Donald White Series Editor. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1987.  Westenholz, Aage: Old Sumerian and Old Akkadian Texts in Philadelphia chiefly from Nippur. Part One: Literary and Lexical Texts and the Earliest Administrative Documents from Nippur. Malibu: Undena Publications, 1975.  Archaeological Exploration of Sardis. Waldbaum, Jane C.: Metalwork from Sardis: The Finds Through 1974. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983.  Schele, Linda and Mary Ellen Miller: The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art. New York: George Braziller, INC., [1986].  Wenzel, Marian, W. G. Lambert, R. H. Pinder Wilson and Géze Fehévári: Art of the Eastern World. London: Hadji Baba Ancient Art, 1996.  Kenoyer, Jonathan Mark and George F. Dales: Excavations at Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan: The Pottery. University Museum Monograph 53. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1986.  Betancourt, Phillip P.: Minoan Objects Excavated From Vasilike, Pseira, Sphoungaras, priniatikos Pyrgos, and other Sites. University Monograph 47: The Cretian Collection in the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Vol. I. Philadelphia: Univeristy of Pennsylvania, 1983.  Benson, J. L.: The Necropolis of Kalorziki. Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Vol. XXXVI. Göteborg: Paul Åströms Förlag, [1973].  Birge, Darice E., Lynn H. Kraynak and Stephen G. Miller: Excavations at Nemea; Topographical and Architectural Studies: The Sacred Square, The Xenon, and the Bath. [Berkeley]: University of California Press, 1992.  Bernadini, Mario: Vasi Dello Stile di Gnatihia Vasi a Vernice Nera. Museo Provinciale "S. Castromediano" Lecce. Bari: Adriatica Editrice.  Boon, K. G.: Rembrandt - The Complete Etchings. London: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, LTD., 1962. 

Condition Report: Wear to edges, yellowing of some pages; else very good or better.

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Ten volumes on art and history

Lot 13: Ten volumes on art and history

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Description: Includes: Cristofani, Mauro and Marina Martelli. L'Oro Degli Etruschi. Cloth, dj. Istituto Geografico de Agostinia, [1983]. Saller, Sylvester J. The Town of Nebo (Khirbet El-Mekhayyat), with a brief survey of other ancient Christian monuments in Transjordan. Wrappers. Publications of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum, No. 7. Franciscan Press, 1949. Schneider-Herrmann, G. Red-figured Lucanian and Apulian nestorides and their ancestors. Boards. Allard Pierson Series, 1980. Woolley, Leonard. History Unearthed. Cloth. Ernest Benn, 1958. Jaquet, Eugene. Technique and History of the Swiss Watch. Cloth. Spring Books, [1970]. Roman Portraits. Cloth, dj. Phaidon Edition, Oxford University Press, n.d. Lyons, Albert S. Medicine: An Illustrated History. Cloth, dj. Abradale Press / Harry N. ABrams, [1987]. Moller, Eva. Ancient Near Eastern Seals in a Danish Collection. Boards. Museum Tusculanum Press, 1992. Clark, Walter Eugene. Two Lamaistic Pantheons. Cloth, dj. Paragon Book Prerint Corp, 1965. Worsaae, J.J.A. The Primeval Antiquities of Denmark. Leather. John Henry Parker, 1849.

Condition Report: Mostly very good.

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Propylaen-Kunstgeschichte - sixteen volume set

Lot 14: Propylaen-Kunstgeschichte - sixteen volume set

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Description: 16 volumes. Black and white, duotone and color (some hand-tipped) plates. (4to) half black leather and green cloth, lettered in gilt with gilt monograms on covers.

Condition Report: Shelf wear; very good.

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Encyclopedia of World Art

Lot 15: Encyclopedia of World Art

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Description: 15 volumes. (4to) gray cloth, gilt-lettered spines.

Condition Report: Near fine.

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The Arts of Mankind - thirteen volumes from the series

Lot 16: The Arts of Mankind - thirteen volumes from the series

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Description: Includes from Golden Press: Parrot, Andre. Sumer, The Dawn of Art. 1961. Parrot, Andre. The Arts of Assyria. 1961. Ghirshman, Roman. The Arts of Ancient Iran, From its Origins to the Time of Alexander the Great. 1964. Ghirshman, Roman. Persian Art, The Parthian and Sassanian Dynasties 249 BC - AD 651. 1962. Demargne, Pierre. The Birth of Greek Art. 1964. And from George Braziller: Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. Rome, The Center of Power, 500 BC to AD 200. 1970. Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. Rome: The Late Empire, Roman Art AD 200-400. 1970. Hubert, J. et al. Europe of the Invasions. 1969. Hubert, J. et al. The Carolingian Renaissance. 1970.  From Odyssey Press: Grabar, Andre. The Golden Age of Justinian, From the Death of Theodosius to the Rise of Islam. 1967. Grabar, Andre. Early Christian Art, From the Rise of Christianity to the Death of Theodosius. 1968. Chastel, Andre. The Flowering of the Italian Renaissance. The 1965.  Chastel, Andre. Studios and Styles of the Italian Renaissance. The 1966. 

Condition Report: Only a touch of sunning to spines, a few spines with some light soiling; else fine.

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Exposicion de Arte Prehistorico Espanol

Lot 17: Exposicion de Arte Prehistorico Espanol

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Description: 78 pp. + 24 leaves of color and blacke & white photographs. (4to) cloth-backed illustrated boards.

Condition Report: Edges a bit rubbed and bumped; blind embossed stamp on title page; very good.

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Seven volumes about arts and antiques of Asia

Lot 18: Seven volumes about arts and antiques of Asia

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Description: Includes: Mandel, Gabriele. Shunga: Erotic Figures in Japanese Art. Cloth, dj. Crescent Books, [1983]. Frifelt, Karn and Per Sorensen, editors. South Asian Archaeology 1985. Papers from the Eighth International Conference of South Asian Archaeologists in Western Europe...1982. White boards. Curzon Press, [1989]. Joly, Henri L. & Kumasaku Tomita. Japanese Art & Handicraft. Cloth, dj. Charles E. Tuttle, [1976]. Fontein, Jan. The Sculpture of Indonesia. Cloth, dj. National Gallery of Art / Harry N. Abrams, [1990]. Jahss, Melvin and Betty. Inro and Other Miniature Forms of Japanese Lacquer Art. Cloth, dj. Charles E. Tuttle Company, [1981]. Chinese Ivories from the Shang to the Qing. An Exhibition Organized by the Oriental Ceramc Society jointly with the British Museum. Cloth, dj. 1984. Fourcade, Francois. Art Treasures of the Peking Museum. Cloth, dj. Harry N. Abrams, [1975].

Condition Report: Mostly mild wear; near fine or fine.

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Five volumes about Asian art

Lot 19: Five volumes about Asian art

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Description: Includes: Forman, W. & B. Exotic Art. Cloth. Spring Books, n.d. Wills, Geoffrey. Jade of the East. Cloth, slipcase. Weatherhill/Orientations, [1972]. Keverne, Roger. Jade Cloth, dj. Van Nostrand, [1991]. Bachhofer, Ludwig. A Short History of Chinese Art. Cloth. B.T. BAtsford, [1947]. Fong, Wen, ed. The Great Bronze Age of China. Cloth,. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC / Knopf, [1980].

Condition Report: Mostly near fine.

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Ausgrabungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft in Assur. A:  Baudenkm�ler aus Assyrische zeit; Volume II: Die Festungswerke Von Assur and Volume IV: Die Archaischen Ischtar-Tempel in Assur

Lot 20: Ausgrabungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft in Assur. A: Baudenkm�ler aus Assyrische zeit; Volume II: Die Festungswerke Von Assur and Volume IV: Die Archaischen Ischtar-Tempel in Assur

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Description: Includes two volumes in German, from the series 'Baudenkmäler aus Assyrische zeit': Volume II: Die Festungswerke Von Assur. Text and Plates Volumes in one book. Text band: ix, 180 PP. & 110 plates; Tafelband: CVII. Volume IV: Die Archaischen Ischtar-Tempel in Assur.  118 pp., with 68 plates and fold out map. Both: (Large 4to), blue cloth with gilt lettering.

Condition Report: Covers a bit worn and spine a bit loose at top; very good or better.

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Documents from the Temple Archives of Nippur: The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume XIV

Lot 21: Documents from the Temple Archives of Nippur: The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume XIV

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Description: 74, [12 ("lists of signs")] pp. <span style="font-size: 12px;">With 72 plates of line drawings and XV plates of photographs. (4to), original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt.</span>

Condition Report: Light shelf wear; very good.

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Documents from the Temple Archives of Nippur: The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume XV

Lot 22: Documents from the Temple Archives of Nippur: The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume XV

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Description: 68 pp. With 72 plates of line drawings and XIII plates of photographs. (4to), original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. (4to), original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt.

Condition Report: Light shelf wear; very good.

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The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume VIII, Part I

Lot 23: The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume VIII, Part I

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Description: 85 pp. With 72 <span style="font-size: 12px;">plates of line drawings and IX plates of photographs. (4to), rebound in tan and blue cloth.</span>

Condition Report: Light shelf wear; very good.

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Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur, Dated in the Reign of Artaxerxes I (464 - 424 BC); The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania, Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume IX

Lot 24: Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur, Dated in the Reign of Artaxerxes I (464 - 424 BC); The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania, Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume IX

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Description: 90 pp. With 72 plates of line drawings and XX plates of photographs. (4to), hard cover. 

Condition Report: Covers a bit worn; else near fine.

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Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur, Dated in the Reign of Darius II (424-404 BC); The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania, Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume X

Lot 25: Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur, Dated in the Reign of Darius II (424-404 BC); The Babylonian Expedition of The University of Pennsylvania, Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume X

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Description: 87, [8] ("signs and their values") pp. With 72 plates of line drawings and XVII plates of photographs. (4to), rebound in tan and blue cloth.

Condition Report: Light shelf wear; very good.

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Glasnik Zemaljskog Muzeja u Sarajevu: Bulletin Du Musee De La Republique Populaire De Bosnie et Herzegovine a Sarajevo, Archeologie, Seven Volumes

Lot 26: Glasnik Zemaljskog Muzeja u Sarajevu: Bulletin Du Musee De La Republique Populaire De Bosnie et Herzegovine a Sarajevo, Archeologie, Seven Volumes

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Description: Volume IX, Nova Serija, 324 pp.; Volume X, Nova Serija, 248 pp.; Volume XI, Nova Serija, 309 pp.; Volume XII, Nova Serija, 345 pp.; Volume XIII, Nova Serija, 274 pp.; Volume XIV, Nova Serija, 252 pp.; Volume XV-XVI, Nova Serija, 357 pp. All: (4to), wrapper bound. 

Condition Report: Wrappers ripped at spines, some pages yellowed; very good.

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Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VII & VIII, Buhen

Lot 27: Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VII & VIII, Buhen

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Description: Vol. VII: Text. 243 pp. with many tombs drawings within the text and beautiful color frontispiece; Vol. VIII: Plates. ix, 96 plates of black & white photographs and line drawings and seven maps at the back. (4to), cloth, hard cover. 

Condition Report: Some light soiling on both volumes and spine very nice, but lightly rubbed; very good or better.

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The Karen Bronze Drums of Burma, Types, Iconography, Manufacture and Use

Lot 28: The Karen Bronze Drums of Burma, Types, Iconography, Manufacture and Use

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Description: xx, 235 pp. with a frontispiece, 59 figures, 32 tables and 39 plates. (4to), hard cover with dust jacket.

Condition Report: Fine.

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Kamawa-sa: Burmese Hand-Painted books on lacquered gilt decorated panels, decorative wooden covers, housed in a large wooden chest with cut glass decoration

Lot 29: Kamawa-sa: Burmese Hand-Painted books on lacquered gilt decorated panels, decorative wooden covers, housed in a large wooden chest with cut glass decoration

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Description: Pair of Kamawa-sa texts, each hand-painted on lacquered panels. A smaller book, painted on 15 panels, measures 11.5x50.5 cm (4½x19¾"). Each panel with 6 lines of text on each side, except for the two panels at the end. The smaller books has wooden covers with elaborate red lacquer and gilt decoration. The larger book, painted on 14 panels, measures 17.5x61 cm (7x24"). Each panel has 7 lines of text on each side, except for the two panels at the end. The larger book has wooden covers, painted gold and embellished with semi-precious stones and cut glass decoration.

Condition Report: Light wear, a few panels with tiny chip at corner not affecting text; very good.

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Kamawa-sa: Burmese Hand-Painted books on lacquered gilt decorated panels, decorative wooden covers, housed in a large wooden chest with cut glass decoration

Lot 30: Kamawa-sa: Burmese Hand-Painted books on lacquered gilt decorated panels, decorative wooden covers, housed in a large wooden chest with cut glass decoration

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Description: Pair of Kamawa-sa texts, each hand-painted on lacquered panels. A smaller book, painted on 14 panels which measure 7.5x53 cm (2¾x21"). Each panel with 4 lines of text on each side, except for the two panels at the end. This smaller book has wooden covers with elaborate red lacquer and gilt decoration. The larger book, painted on 16 panels, measures 15x60.5 cm (6x24"). Each panel has 6 lines of text on each side, except for the two panels at the end. This larger book has wooden covers, painted gold, and embellished with semi-precious stones and cut glass decoration. Also includes a string for binding (although not bound at this time), and a cloth covering. Each panel with small hole for binding.

Condition Report: Light wear, a few panels with tiny chip at corner not affecting text; very good.

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Apulian Red-Figured Vase-Painters of the Plain Style.

Lot 31: Apulian Red-Figured Vase-Painters of the Plain Style.

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Description: 103 pp, Plus addenda. 41 unbound plates from photographs. (4to) original blue wrappers. Housed in a red cloth box, as issued. First Edition.

Condition Report: Case faded; else fine.

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Cameos

Lot 32: Cameos

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Description: viii, 66 pp. with eight beautiful colored plates and frontispiece, each with tissue guards. Six pages of publisher's advertisements at the back. (4to), hard cover, maroon cloth with gilt decoration on front. 

Condition Report: Edges and corners of cover a bit rubbed, contents very fresh; near fine.

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HALI: The International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Art

Lot 33: HALI: The International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Art

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Description: 84 issues. Volume I, No. 3 (Autumn 1978), through issue 87 (July 1996), lacking only issue 79. Profusely illustrated in color. (folio), wrappers.

Condition Report: Very good or better.

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The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church

Lot 34: The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church

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Description: 16 volumes (including index volume). Profusely illustrated within, each volume with color frontispiece. (4to) full black leather, gilt-lettered spines, top edges gilt. Special Edition.

Condition Report: Light spots of rubbing to spines; else fine.

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The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics - Seven volumes from the series

Lot 35: The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics - Seven volumes from the series

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Description: Includes: Vol. 2: National Museum of Korea, Seoul. Vol. 3: Museum Pusat, Jakarta. Vol. 5: The British Museum, London. Vol. 7: Musee Guimet, Paris. Vol. 8: Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm. Vol. 9: The Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Vol. 11: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Folio, cloth, slipcases. Standard Edition.

Condition Report: Spines lightly sunned; else fine.

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Catalogue of Arretine Pottery

Lot 36: Catalogue of Arretine Pottery

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Description:  xi, 112 pp., XXX plates. (4to), green cloth and boards.

Condition Report: Minor corner bumps; near fine.

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[Ancient Jade] - in Chinese

Lot 37: [Ancient Jade] - in Chinese

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Description: 320 pp. Text in Chinese. Illustrated throughout from photographs. 31x23.4 cm (12x9¼"), green cloth, gilt decoration and lettering, green pictorial slipcase. 

Condition Report: Fine.

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[Chinese Articles of Appreciation in Jade] -in Chinese

Lot 38: [Chinese Articles of Appreciation in Jade] -in Chinese

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Description: 499 pp. Illustrated throughout from photographs. 29.4x21.7 cm (11½x8½"), green cloth with Chinese lettering in silver, pictorial dust jacket, pictorial slipcase in cloth and boards. 

Condition Report: Fine.

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The Exhibition of Chinese Art of the Society of Friends of Asiatic Art, Amsterdam 1925

Lot 39: The Exhibition of Chinese Art of the Society of Friends of Asiatic Art, Amsterdam 1925

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Description: 38 pp. 45 plates; 27, 32 and 38 not present. Unbound (as issued), in cloth and boards portfolio measuring: 33x43.2 cm. (13x17").  

Condition Report: Wear to edges, loose hinges of portfolio, discoloration of title-page, yellowing of some pages; else very good or better.

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[Art Throughout the History of China] - in Chinese

Lot 40: [Art Throughout the History of China] - in Chinese

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Description: xii, 367 pp. Text in Chinese. Illustrated profusely from photographs. 27x23 cm (10¾x9"), color pictorial boards, in folding slipcase. 

Condition Report: Fine.

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Selected Ancient Bronze Drums Found in China and Southeast Asia

Lot 41: Selected Ancient Bronze Drums Found in China and Southeast Asia

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Description: 140 pp. Text in Chinese. With 64 large plates; 63 in color. 39.8x35 cm (15¾x13¾"), wrapper-bound with silk cords, blue cloth chitsu box with ivory clasps. A nice example in good condition

Condition Report: Some foxing, soling of chitsu box; near fine.

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Historia del Arte Colombiano, Volume I-VII and Two Fascicules

Lot 42: Historia del Arte Colombiano, Volume I-VII and Two Fascicules

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Description: 1680 pp. Text in Spanish. (4to), pictorial hard cover. 

Condition Report: Some wear and bumped corners on a most of the books, spine damage of Vol. 5 & 7; else near fine.

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Etudes Philologiques Sur Quelques Langues Sauvages de L'Amerique. Par N.O. Ancien Missionnaire

Lot 43: Etudes Philologiques Sur Quelques Langues Sauvages de L'Amerique. Par N.O. Ancien Missionnaire

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Description: 160 pp. (8vo) Lacking original wrappers; in new loose wrapper

Condition Report: Wrappers with tape to spine and edges, Library of Congress ink stamp on title page, last few pages chipped at top corner; very good.

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Jugement errone de M. Ernest Renan sur les Langues Sauvages

Lot 44: Jugement errone de M. Ernest Renan sur les Langues Sauvages

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Description: 112, [1] pp. (8 vo). Lacking original wrapper; in new wrappers with tape at edges and spine. Second Edition.

Condition Report: Tape at wrapper edges and spine, yellowed, Library of Congress ink stamp on title page/front wrapper; good.

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A Corpus of Inscribed Egyptian Funerary Cones, Part I: Plates.

Lot 45: A Corpus of Inscribed Egyptian Funerary Cones, Part I: Plates.

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Description: Unpaginated. 611 illustrations from line drawings. (Folio) original blue cloth. First Edition.

Condition Report: Light wear, bookplate; very good.

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Private Houses and Graves in the Diyala Region, The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume LXXXVIII

Lot 46: Private Houses and Graves in the Diyala Region, The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volume LXXXVIII

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Description: xvii, 361 pp. 82 plates with numerous fold out maps and charts. (4to), hard cover.

Condition Report: Fine.

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University of Michigan Studies: Humanistic Series, Volume XII, Studies in East Christian and Roman Art

Lot 47: University of Michigan Studies: Humanistic Series, Volume XII, Studies in East Christian and Roman Art

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Description: xiii, 175 pp. with 54 plates with glassine pages to protect them. (4to) green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, with slipcase. 

Condition Report: Light wear to the slipcase, book is fresh; near fine.

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Shelf of works on the Ancient East

Lot 48: Shelf of works on the Ancient East

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Description: Includes: Beth She'arim: Report on the Excavations during 1936-1940. 3 volumes. Cloth, dj. Rutgers University Press, [1973]. Budge, E.A. Wallis, ed. Annals of the Kings of Assyria: The Cuneiform Texts with Translations...in the British Museum. Cloth. Volume 1 only. Printed by Order of the Trustees by Longmans & Co., 1902. Jacobsen, Thorkild. Sennacherib's Aqueduct at Jerwan.Cloth, dj. University of Chicago Press, [1935]. The Journal of the Palestine Oriental Society. Volume XVI, 1936. Cloth. Published by the Palestine Oriental Society, 1936. Petrie, W.M. Flinders. Hyksos and Israelite Cities. Red library cloth. Office of School of Archaeology University College, 1906. Petrie, W.M. Flinders. City of Shepherd Kings. and Ancient Gaza V. by Ernest J.H. Mackay. Half cloth and boards. British School of Egyptin Archaeology, 1952. Waterman, Leroy, Director. Preliminary Report Upon the Excavations at Tel Umar, Iraq. Conducted by the University of Michigan and the Toledo Museum of Art. Wrappers. University of Michigan Press, 1931. Waterman, Leroy, Director. Second preliminary Report Upon the Excavations at Tel Umar, Iraq. Conducted by the University of Michigan and the Toledo Museum of Art. Wrappers. University of Michigan Press, 1933. Torczyner, Harry. Lachish I (Tell ed Duweir), The Lachish Letters. The Welcome Archaeological Research Expedition to the Near East. Half cloth and boards, dj (price-clipped). Oxford University Press, 1938.

Condition Report: Mostly mild general wear; very good or near fine.

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The Cultures of Prehistoric Egypt

Lot 49: The Cultures of Prehistoric Egypt

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Description: xi, 122 pp. With 50 figures with line drawings within the text and 13 plates. (4to), wrapper bound. 

Condition Report: Cover a bit worn with bottom inch of spine with tears.

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Egyptian Servant Statues

Lot 50: Egyptian Servant Statues

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Description: Volume XIII in The Bollingen Series. 113 pp. with 99 photographic plates. (4to), hard cover with dust jacket. 

Condition Report: Some light soiling and a few minor tears to the dust jacket, edges of pages beginning to yellow; else near fine.

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