Hello and Welcome to my Book Store!
Through these pages I would like to offer for sale some of my duplicate books related to Japanese & Chinese Art.
If you are interested in any item, then please contact me to ensure that the chosen item is still available. I will then quote shipping costs depending on your choice of delivery (EMS, Air-Mail, Surface-Mail) and destination.
Payment must be made in € and paid to my PayPal account.
All items will be shipped from France.
Please click on the picture to the right to have access to the latest corrigenda and addenda of the corresponding books.
There is also an English and Japanese abstract, as well as a "Making of" available for "Armuriers du Japon"
Last update: 29 May 2017
Click on the cover picture to see samples of the contents.
More scans are available upon request.
Note: scans may not be of good quality as I do not wish to damage the books in the scanning process.
JAPON: KINKÔ - Montures de Sabre Ornementales (1983)
Catalogue of the 1983 exhibition held at the Gallery Burawoy on Japanese soft-metal fittings.
56 items (tsuba, kozuka, fuchi-kashira and tantô koshirae) all displayed in high quality photos; all but 16 in colour.
French text, 8 pages, large format: 30cm x 42cm, softcover.
Price: €20 + shipping
Armures du Japon (1983)
Catalogue of the 1983 exhibition held at the Gallery Burawoy on Japanese Armour: 8 items, some in colour.
French text, large format: 30cm x 42cm, softcover.
Price: €20 + shipping
Sabres du Japon (1983)
Catalogue of the 1983 exhibition held at the Gallery Burawoy on Japanese Swords.
Stunning unique format with fold-outs displaying blades (with complete description & history), koshirae and oshigata. French text, large format: 49.5cm x 11.5cm, softcover, glossary, bibliography. Limited edition of 600.
Price: €50 + shipping
Armures du Japon (1994)
Catalogue of the 1994 exhibition held at the Gallery Burawoy on Japanese Armour.
18 items, high quality colour and b&w pictures: complete armour (3), kabuto (5), tachi (1), menpô (8), and (1) kura-abumi.
French text, Japanese-French glossary, bibliography large format: 32cm x 32cm, softcover.
Price: €40 + shipping
Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books & Paintings from the Adolphe Stoclet Collection
Sotheby's London, 8th June 2004
Hardback, 495 lots, fully illustrated in colour, 23cm x 29.5cm, with results
Price: €40 + shipping
The Edoris Collection
Christie's London, 10th November 2004
Paperback, 315 lots, fully illustrated in colour, 21cm x 30cm, 100pp.
A beautiful collection of Japanese Art, mainly Japanese Lacquer.
Price: €30 + shipping
Lacquerware from the Weston Collection
A Selection of Inro and Boxes.
Catalogue of Japanese lacquerware items from the Weston collection.
Paperback, 22.7cm x 29.8cm
100 items described by Julia Meech, lavishly illustrated with colour pictures, pulblished by Christie's.
With list of signatures, glossary and bibliography.
Condition: shows a few signs of wear on the edges
Price: €40 + shipping (big book!!)
Selected articles from Orientations 1982-1998 (1st Edition)
Paperback, 21cm x 28.6cm, over 430 pages. Packed with colour and B&W pictures
Included are over 50 essays and book reviews from specialists such as Feng Xianming, Rose Kerr, Regina Krahl, Margaret Medley, Peter Lam, Li Huibing, Liu Xinyuan, Ronald W. Longsdorf, Stacey Pierson, Rosemary E. Scott, Clarence F. Shangraw, Julia Curtis, Doreen Stoneham, Suzanne Valenstein, Robert Mowry.....
Price: €50 + shipping (big heavy book!!)
Note: it is very difficult to scan this book because of the format.
Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Sotheby's New York, September 21-22, 2005
Paperback, 425 lots, fully illustrated in colour, 21cm x 27cm, with results.
Outstanding collection of Chinese art offered for sale at Sotheby's New York; including a very rare early Ming meiping which sold for just under $4,000,000!!.
Condition: New - slight bump on bottom spine
Price: €30 + shipping (heavy book!!)
Fine & Rare Chinese WoA and Ceramics - Summer 2004
Summer sales catalogue from the renown Roger Keverne Gallery, London.
Paperback, 22cm x 28cm, 128 items. Fully illustrated in colour.
Items include: bronzes, ceramics, enamel, jade & hardstone, organic and textile.
Price: €25 + shipping
Sotheby's at Ferrari
Sotheby's Maranello, June 28, 2005
An unprecedented sale of Ferrari and Maserati sport cars held on the hallowed ground of the prancing horse headquarters at Maranello.
Paperback, 23cm x 29.5cm, 133 lots. Fully illustrated in colour, including many historical photos, with results. Technical descriptions and history of each car. An outstanding catalogue.
Price: €80 + shipping (big heavy book!!)