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Museums of the World (36 volumes - complete)

Museums of the World (36 volumes - complete)

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Museums of the World (36 volumes - complete)

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Kodansha, Tokyo , 1968 Book. Good. Hardcover. Japanese text with table of contents, list of plates and captions of each plate also in english.; Hardcover (white vellum with gilt lettering on spine covered by the dust jacket. In slipcase); 36.3 x 26.3 cm, 2.100 Kg, 184 pages, with colour and black and white plates (each volume); Used books with signs of wear, namely on the slipcases. Some of the dust jacket spines are: slightly faded, chipped, show wrinkles and tears. The interior is in good condition. Each of the slip cases has a sticker with the volume number in the spine, which helps to identify the volume number when the books are in a shelf, as the volume number appears in the front cover.; This 1965-1971 edition set consists of 36 volumes showing illustrations of the main works of art, such as paintings, sculptures, ceramics, etc. from the following museums: Volume 1: Musée du Louvre (I of II); Volume 2: Musée du Louvre (II of II); Volume 3: British Museum (I of II); Volume 4: British Museum (II of II); Volume 5: Egyptian Museum, Cairo; Volume 6: National Archaeological Museum, Athens; Volume 7: Museo Nazionale Romano; Volume 8: Musei Vaticani; Volume 9: National Museum, New Delhi; Volume 10: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Volume 11: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Western Art; Volume 12: Tokyo National Museum (I of II); Volume 13: Tokyo National Museum (II of II); Volume 14: Musée Guimet; Volume 15: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Oriental Art; Volume 16: Galleria Degli Uffizi; Volume 17: National Gallery, London; Volume 18: National Gallery of Art, Washington; Volume 19: Museo del Prado; Volume 20: Staatliche Museem Munchen (I of II); Volume 21: Kunsthistorisches Museum (II of II); Volume 22: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam; Volume 23: State Tretyakov Gallery; Volume 24: Musée National D'Art Moderne, Paris; Volume 25: State Hermitage; Volume 26: State Museums of The Moscow Kremlin, State Russian Museum; Volume 27: Staaliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin; Volume 28: Art Institute of Chicago; Volume 29: Pinacoteca di Brera; Volume 30: National Museum of Greece; Volume 31: Archaeological Museum of Istanbul; Volume 32: Indian Museum of Calcutta; Volume 33: Kyoto National Museum; Volume 34: Museo Nacional de Antropologia; Volume 35: Freer Gallery of Art (I of II); Volume 36: Freer Gallery of Art (II of II)..


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Museums of the World (36 volumes - complete)
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Jorge Welsh Books has been dealing in art reference books since 1999. What started as a platform for the distribution of publications by Jorge Welsh Research & Publishing has now evolved into an established bookselling division. We focus in our fields of expertise, specifically cross-cultural works of art from Africa, India, China and Japan, with an emphasis on Chinese porcelain. Our aim is to source and deliver relevant publications in the best possible condition to collectors and academics alike, while providing a high-quality, personalised service.


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