Category: Oriental Culture


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An Introduction to Chinese Art and History

By: Arnold Silcock

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Ltd: 1947

Edition: 3rd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005016

A concise introduction to Chinese culture. 252pp with index, illustrated with 4 colour and 40 half-tone plates, 15 black and white drawings and two maps to endpapers. Bright gilt bands and lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and minor marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ somewhat soiled and edgeworn, otherwise fair. View more info

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Hindu Predictive Astrology

By: B V Raman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gandhinagar, Bangalore, India, IBH Prakashana: 1981

Edition: 14th Edition

Seller ID: 004663

Guide to the ancient science of Astrology, which had its roots in India over 5,000 years ago. 336pp with index. Browning to spine and edges, some foxing to edges and endpapers, rubbing to spine with 1/2" split at base and bookseller's label inside cover, otherwise good copy free from inscriptions. View more info

The Book of Tea

By: Kakuzo Okakura

Price: £3.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc: 1964

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 002996

Replica of volume first published in 1906 by Fox, Duffield & Co with new introduction and afterword by Everett F Bleiler. Modern classic describing the beliefs and formalities of the Japanese tea ceremony, the importance of flower arranging in Japanese life and other aspects of Japanese customs, religion and thinking. Some creasing and marking to cover, wear to spine, former owner's name to endpaper. View more info