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Qin Shihuang: Terracotta Warriors and Horses

By: Capon, Edmund

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ICCA: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1944


Unread with some shelf wear including rubbing at both ends of the spine and light scratches to wraps. 86 photos, 70 in color. The Qin Dynasty comprises only 15 of the 9,000years of Chinese culture. Yet, in that short time, a fragmented feudal empire was transformed into a centralized government so strong that it survived almost uninterupted for two millennia. Qin Shihuang, China's first emperor and builder of the Great Wall, decreed that he was to be buried with a horde ... View more info

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Splendid Plumage: Indian Birds by British Artists

By: Mahagan, Jagmohan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Local Colour: 2001

Seller ID: 5390


Unread, unmarked. 60 lithographs and Victorian engavings plus a detailed introduction covering the history of bird painting and lithography in India. ; 144 pages View more info

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Museums of India (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to)

By: Punja, Shobita

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Hong Hong, Local Colour: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1011


Unread, unmarked. For anyone planning to study the art of one of the world's most impressive and influential civilizations, this book is an attractively illustrated and comprehensive guide to the legacy of the Museums of India. Contained within are descriptions of India's major institutions and a reference list of the names of figures of Indian art, as well as a chronological list of artistic periods and the museums useful in their study. There are 33 museums listed, inc... View more info