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Schroeder, Ulrich von
Indo-Tibetan Bronzes
Visual Dharma Publications, Hong Kong 1981 1st Edition. Book Hardcover Good English text.; Hardcover with slipcase.; 36.5 x 25 cm.; 4.5 kg.; 576 pages with 1244 illustrations (18 colour and 1158 duo-tone illustrations; 52 drawings). Includes: maps, glossary, bibliography, and index.; Used book with signs of wear, namely some wear marks on the slipcase, yellowing on the outside text block. Interior in good condition overall, however the interior pages are slight bent on the top right side and a few pages also show signs of have been bent in the past.; SCARCE FIRST EDITION.; Definitive monograph on the stylistic and iconographic development of metal statues in the Indo-Tibetan cultural region.; "This book, the result of a sixteen year study of Buddhist art, is the first full-length publication concerning the stylistic evolution of the image casting traditions of northern India, the Himalayas and Tibet, as well as those of China during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The very large scope of this publication warranted the division of the subject into several major areas composed of north-western India (Gandhara, Swat Valley, Hindukush Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and western Tibet); north-eastern India divided into several time periods (Kusana, Gupta, post-Gupta and Pala and related styles); Nepal (Licchavi and Thakuri period, the Early Malla period, the Three Malla Kingdoms and the Shah Period); Tibet ('Gilt Schools' and 'Non-Gilt Schools'); and China (Early Buddhist Bronzes, Yuan and Ming Dynasties, and Qing Dynasty). Notwithstanding the fact that this publication covers such a lar … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jorge Welsh Books [UK]

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