A History of Far Eastern Art, Fifth edition
By Lee, Sherman E.
Pp. 576; 801 illustrations, including 66 plates in full color, maps and charts. Publisher’s original red silk cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket lettered in red on the spine and front cover, 4to (11.75 x 9 inches). The text has been edited by Naomi Noble Richard. This volume is the premier compendium of the visual arts of Asia. It covers art from the Indus River to Japan and Java between the fifth millennium B.C.E. and 1850 C.E. It offers a clear and comprehensive study of the three major artistic traditions of Asia – Indian, Chinese and Japanese – as well as a cogent overview of the interrelationships of these styles on neighboring traditions of Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Central Asia and Korea. No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||Harry L. Abrams|
|Publisher Place||New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (as new) copy.|