FREER GALLERY: Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Memorial Exhibition

Freer Gallery of Art. Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Memorial Exhibition. Smithsonian Institution, 1971. Unmarked. A soft crease on back cover. Some age tanning. Good. Paperback. (#26777) $10.00

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B/W illustrations throughout.

An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer, who bequeathed their fine collection of Far Eastern art to the Freer. Agnes was active in founding the Freer Gallery. One of her daughters was Katherine (Meyer) Graham of the Washington Post, a paper Eugene Meyer bought at a bankruptcy auction.

MAVEETY, PJ: The Ikeda Collection of Japanese and Chinese Art at Stanford

Maveety, Patrick J. The Ikeda Collection of Japanese and Chinese Art at Stanford. Stanford University Museum of Art, 1987. Unmarked, except for a penned in correction to the text. Corner crease. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26771) $12.00

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Nicely illustrated with photographs, color plates, and B/W plates. 16p. Measures 7.5×9 inches. Essay by Patrick J. Maveety. The collection was assembled by Seisuke Ikeda (1840-1900).

UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley)

Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley), coverYoo, Jin Soo (editor). Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley). University Art Museum, Berkeley, 1995. Unmarked. Some sun fading on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26758) $16.00

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Includes an interview with Larry Rinder (the current Director, than a curator), an interview with Stephen Gong and Asian American film, Tyler Cann on Sam Francis, and more, 48p. Black and white illustrations throughout. Measures 9×7 inches.

Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley), inside page

NIJO CASTLE: Nijo Castle in full color (in English and Japanese)

Nijo Castle in full color (in English and Japanese), book cover Nijo Castle in full color (in English and Japanese). Kyoto: Nijo Castle, 1980. ISBN: 4096730114. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26756) $10.00

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Text in Japanese and English.

Beautifully illustrated.

Right edge binding (Opens left to right).

Introduces the palace, the garden, and the Hommaru (central keep). Originally built in 1603, the Nijo Castle is a flatland castle located in Kyoto, Japan.

The castle consists of two concentric rings (Kuruwa) of fortifications, the Ninomaru Palace, the ruins of the Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens.

The castle is one of the seventeen assets of Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

ASIAN ART MUSEUM: China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103)

China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103), coverAsian Art Museum. China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103). The Examiner and the Asian Art Museum, 2013. Unmarked. Very Good. Tabloid. (#26514) $15.00

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Tabloid style booklet that accompanied this February 22-May 27, 2013 exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Articles on the exhibition and the museum. Illustrated throughout. Advertisements. 24p.

ROM: Chinese Frescoes from the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Chinese Frescoes from the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, book coverFerald, H. E; White, W. C. Chinese Frescoes from the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. Royal Ontario Museum, 1950. Unmarked. Some tanning of pages. Very Good. Paperback. (#26353) $15.00

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Reprints of Bulletins no. 12 (July 1937), no. 13 (Dec. 1945), and no. 14 (Jan. 1946) of the Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology, all written by W.C. White. No. 12 was revised Aug. 1950 by H.E. Fernald. Line drawings, reproductions, figure identification drawings, and map.

Chinese Frescoes from the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, figure key

WHISTLER, JM: Whistler’s Peacock Room Tray and Note Card Set

 Whistler's Peacock Room Tray and Note Card Set, image componentsWhistler, James McNeill. Whistler’s Peacock Room Tray and Note Card Set. Smithsonian Museum, Fringe Home, 2012. Very Good. (#26329) $25.00

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The Peacock Tray and Notecard Set is new and unopened. Some gold leaf has flaked off on the 6×9 inch tray. It also includes twelve 4×6 inch peacock cards and envelopes, tied with a grosgraim peacock blue ribbon.