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  • Meditations

    Translated by George Long ...
    Marcus Aurelius is one of the most widely appreciated of ancient philosophers. The work for which he is best known, the Meditations, occupies a special place not only in our intellectual and cultural history but also – for those who have read him – as an enduring source of ethical guidance.The Meditations is one of the highest manifestations of practical wisdom that the classical Western world – ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Introduction to Collecting Chinese Porcelain

    by Peter Pfister ...
    - A practical guide for collectors of antique Chinese porcelain- Age signs of centuries old porcelain explained- Learn how to recognize authentic antiques and detect fakes- Why marks can not be used for dating Chinese ceramics- Features helping the identification of Chinese antiques,The result of years of study, details not explained elsewhere, all in one book. This book will let your knowledge of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hard Paste Porcelain (Oriental); China, Japan, Siam, Korea

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Dishes

    by Shax Riegler ...
    Dishes is the dish obsessive’s dream come true—a definitive guide to the colorful, wonderful dinner plate, with hundreds of patterns organized thematically and annotated with historical details and charming anecdotes that span centuries and continents. The book is chock-full of everything a dish lover could hope for, including more than 600 of history’s most stunning plates; profiles of iconic ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Miller's Field Guide: Porcelain

    by Judith Miller ...
    series Miller's Field Guides
    Miller's Field Guides are an invaluable resource for collectors when out buying items at antiques shops, auctions or car boot fairs. They provide a fast and accurate way to recognize, identify and date antiques. In each book a simple question-and-answer checklist is provided for a wide range of key items, teaching you what to look for as well how to spot a fake or a copy. There are price codes ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Choose the Best Dishes

    by Alayne Simeon ...
    Take A Look At What Best Suits Your Wants And Needs in Old Dishes Antique Dishes, Dinnerware Dishes, China Dishes and Dinnerware Sets   ... Read more

    $3.33 AUD

  • The Billingsley Collection including Derby, Pinxton, Worcester, Swansea, Nantgarw and Coalport

    This book follows William Billingsley, the famed porcelain decorator of the eighteenth and nineteenth century, as he moved from manufacturer to manufacturer as an employee and employer in pursuit of his career. The book is a well-illustrated guide to his works, and introduces new findings about his products. It also puts forward new theories regarding the history of the famed Derby Barry Barry ... Read more

    $7.02 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Los viajes de Marco Polo

    by Marco Polo ...
    Marco Polo es uno de los viajeros más famosos de la historia. En su juventud acompañó a su padre en un viaje hacia el Oriente. Juntos llegaron al magnífico imperio del Gran Kan. "Los viajes de Marco Polo" relata las aventuras del joven Marco a lo largo de su prodigioso recorrido, lleno de maravillas y peligros.El veneciano vivió en la corte de emperador mongol Kublai Khan durante 17 años (1275 ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The World Of Ceramics

    The invention and mass production of porcelains are China’s great contributions to world civilisation.Since the Tang Dynasty, porcelain has been steadily traded to the world through the land and maritime Silk Road, the Ancient Tea Horse Road, the new sea route and so forth. Based on porcelain production centres such as Jingdezhen, Changsha, Longquan, Dehua and Yangjiang and major porcelain traders ... Read more

    $6.94 AUD

  • Einführung in die Geschichte Chinas: Die Entwicklung von 1900 bis Heute

    Einführung in die Geschichte Chinas: Die Entwicklung von 1900 bis heuteDas Reich der Mitte: Die Geschichte Chinas vom Zerfall des Kaiserreichs bis zur GegenwartInteressiert Du Dich für die Geschichte von China?Möchtest Du mehr über die Eigenheiten und Charakteristiken der jeweiligen chinesischen Epochen erfahren?Willst Du einen grundlegenden Überblick China und dessen Geschichte erha... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chinese Rivers - A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Learn Mandarin Chinese, Geography, Must-Know Vocabulary, Words, Easy Sentences, Reading Practice, HSK All Levels (English, Pinyin, Simplified Characters)

    Chinese Geography, #5

    Book 5 - Chinese Geography
    Welcome to Chinese Geography series. In this book, we will discover some of the most famous Chinese Rivers (中国河流).The books in Chinese Geography series contain numerous lessons in Mandarin Chinese. We start with a brief introduction of the book in the preface (前言) in Chinese and pinyin, a bit detailed introduction of the main theme (in English), and continue to dig the geography in different ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chinese Short Stories (Part 1): Self-Learn Mandarin Chinese Language & Culture, Improve Fast Your Vocabulary, Reading & Listening Skills the Fun Way (Level 2, English, Pinyin & MP3 Audio Included)

    Chinese Short Stories (Level 2), #1

    by Kexin Su ...
    Book 1 - Chinese Short Stories
    The books in Chinese Short Stories series provide you numerous must-know and extremely popular ancient Chinese fables (中国语言故事).The books include short stories in both English and Chinese. The Chinese texts of the stories are slightly different from the English ones. In order to enforce deeper learning, the translation of the Chinese text is purposely not provided in the book. Further, the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Paint and Porcelain

    Some contemporary Japanese porcelain pieces that show the blend of traditional glazes and motifs produced in Arita area. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • La céramique chinoise‎, suivi de Petite histoire de la Porcelaine de Chine (à propos d'une grande collection). [Nouv. éd. revue et mise à jour].

    series Asie et Chine : romans, contes et études
    « Grâce aux poteries archaïques, acquises depuis peu d’années, qui sont venues se joindre aux porcelaines du XVe au XVIIIe siècle de la collection Grandidier, on peut maintenant étudier dans son ensemble l’art de la céramique chinoise au Musée du Louvre. C’est ce que nous nous proposons d’entreprendre sommairement dans ces quelques pages, avec l’aide des planches qui reproduisent les pièces ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • 六朝玉雕綜論

    JADES OF SIX DYNASTIES

    六朝或謂魏晉南北朝,即北朝六朝:魏、晉、後魏、北齊、北周、隋,及南朝六朝:東吳、東晉、宋、齊、梁、陳。從公元二二零年至公元五八八年,共約三百六十八年。在這期間各方英雄豪傑,紛紛爭霸,逐鹿中原。群雄對峙、分裂、戰火紛飛。國祚有的都非常短暫。例如,北周只有短短二十四年。整個六朝時期,社會動盪頻繁。烽煙四起。所以一般都認為六朝玉雕應是鳳毛麟角,很是稀少。偶爾有機緣收入一件,真是欣喜若狂。文物出版品中的古玉部分,六朝古玉尚付闕如。即使有機會面對六朝古玉時,也會有難以確認之感。畢竟缺乏比較及對照組。在收集過程中,主要的參考書籍為《中華文明傳真.魏晉南北朝》(劉煒主編,羅宗真著,商務印書館(香港)出版)。及《中華圖案五千年第五輯.魏晉南北朝》(美工科技公司出版)。以既有確定之出土文物的資料,來作為判斷所接觸之古玉是否為六朝古玉。自己摸索前進,而非倚靠博物館或其他典藏機構,因為這些地方 ... Read more

    $104.99 AUD

  • Collecting Japanese Antiques

    Collecting Japanese Antiques is an excellent overview of the uniquely Japanese aesthetic and how it relates to Japanese culture.From the time Japan started trading with the West in the sixteenth century, Japanese arts and crafts have intrigued and delighted Westerners, especially lacquer, screens, swords and porcelain.Antique hunters will benefit from the practical and cautionary advice in this ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • Peranakan Chinese Porcelain

    Vibrant Festive Ware of the Straits Chinese

    by Kee Ming-Yuet ...
    With over 800 unique photographs, this Chinese art book is a feast for the eyes.Produced exclusively for wealthy Chinese communities along the Strait of Malacca in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Peranakan Chinese porcelain is enjoying a resurgence of interest among collectors.Straits-born Chinese, or Peranakans, in Penang, Malacca and Singapore, used this ornate and colorful enamelware on ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Chinese Jade of Five Centuries

    Chinese Jade of Five Centuries was originally published in print form by Tuttle Publishing in 1969.In Chinese Jade of Five Centuries, Mrs Hartman provides an encompassing look at one of the minor arts which must be considered vital to a judgement of artistic achievements of any civilization.Magnificently illustrated with 45 black and white photographs and 10 color plates, the book displays many ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Ceramic Art of Japan

    A Handbook for Collectors

    Featuring dozens of color photographs and extensive commentary, this Japanese ceramics guide is an comprehensive resource for collectors and art enthusiasts.For the collector of Japanese ceramics, the chief value of the book will lie in the author's very practical advice on what, where, and how to collect; what to pay; how to choose a dealer; how to distinguish between the genuine and the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • 白瓷之路:一位瓷人串連東西方的朝聖之旅

    series ART
    **  ★《紐約時報》暢銷作者,《柯克斯評論》2015年最佳非小說獎、《書商》雜誌編輯選書  ★《紐約客》雜誌譽為「最擅長說器物故事的大師」。**  簡單的白瓷,堪稱是促成東西方交流的最重要文物。1291年,馬可波羅帶回來自中國的第一件瓷瓶,從此掀起西方對白瓷的渴望與痴狂。艾德蒙.德瓦爾結合旅遊、回憶與史料的豐富之旅,引人入勝。  「對白色的迷戀,可能是一件危險的事。」  「我讀過《白鯨記》,所以我知道白色的危險,我想我也瞭解沈迷於白色的危險是什麼,就是被純淨所吸引拉扯過去。在它所構築的虛擬實境中,整個人被轉型和改變,你覺得你獲得了新生。」  一趟追索白瓷源頭的旅程,一個走訪瓷器串聯起近代東西交流路程的朝聖之旅。暢銷史學作家、國際知名的陶瓷藝術家艾德蒙•德瓦爾(Edmund de Waal), 繼《琥珀眼睛的兔子》之後又一力作,用半生的期待與準備,皓首窮經,18個月的時間 ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Meditations

    by Marco Aurelio ...
    Marco Aurelio Antonino Augusto (apodado "El Sabio") (26 de abril de 1213 – 17 de marzo de 180) nacido en Roma, fue emperador del Imperio romano desde el año 161 hasta el año de su muerte en 180.Marco Aurelio es uno de los filósofos antiguos más apreciados. La obra por la que es más conocido, las Meditaciones, ocupa un lugar especial no solo en nuestra historia intelectual y cultural sino también, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • 瓷器故鄉:瓷器文化與藝術特色

    從中國陶瓷發展史來看,一般把「陶瓷」這個名詞一分為二,為陶和瓷兩大類。經過高溫燒成、胎體燒結程度較為緻密、釉色品質優良的黏土或瓷石製品才被稱為「瓷器」。早在商代,中國就出現了原始青瓷,隨著時代演進,對原料的選擇、坯泥的淘洗、器物的成型、施釉直至燒窯等技術,都逐漸提高,並漸漸形成完整的工藝體系。到東漢晚期,終於燒製出成熟的青瓷。魏晉南北朝是各民族融合的時期,從北齊一些器物的特殊造型和圖案上都可以找到中西文化交流的痕跡。中國白釉瓷萌芽於南北朝,發展於隋朝。到了唐代早期,青、白瓷器物的特色為腹部豐滿,平底無釉;中、晚期則出現少量圈足器及滿釉器物。五代十國的瓷器造型多沿襲晚唐風格,但製作較前精巧,品種也更豐富多彩。陶瓷業至宋代得到了蓬勃發展,並開始對歐洲及南洋諸國大量輸出。以鈞、汝、官、哥、定為代表的名窯在各地興起。元朝時樞府窯出現,景德鎮開始成為中國陶瓷產業中心,其名聲遠揚於世界各地。明朝時 ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • 薪火传承 田波 田静紫陶艺术

    本书包括壶类、碗盏类、盒类、罐类、杂件类等内容。 ... Read more

    $132.99 AUD

  • Japanese Things

    Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan

    Armchair travelers beware!Japanese Things will lure you out of your cozy, comfy home and chair to an unusual country with bewitching manners and customs-and once you have succumbed to its spell you will never be the same. Here in one neat package you will meet the flavor, charm, and piquancy of old Japan-a revised reprint of one of the indispensable books on Japan, by the late Prof. Basil Hall ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD