(Otani, Count): ZHONGGUO WENHUA SHIJI: XIYU KAOGU TUPU. (The Cultural Relics of China: Seiiki Koko Zufu (A Catalogue of Archaeological Finds from the Silk Route)). Hangzhou, 2018. 11, 277 pp. 11 pp. text and 273 pp. colour and b/w plates. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
GBP 140.00
Reduced-format facsimile of an extremely rare work, the 1915/16 two-volume compilation illustrating the finds made by the Otani Central Asia expeditions. Divided into sections on paintings and frescoes (54 plates), carvings (15), textiles and embroideries (7), old coins (8), miscellaneous (10), Indian sculpture (11), Buddhist canons (76), historical material (26), canonical texts (10), works in Silk Road languages (23) and printed items (6). Chinese introductory text, otherwise lists of contents and captions to plates in Japanese in the facsimile itself.
Subjects: Archaeology
Item 496 in List 203.
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