Nhung Trong Dong Dong Son Da Phat Hien O Viet Nam
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Translated title : "Bronze Dong Son Kettledrums Excavated in Vietnam". A pioneering and detailed study on the Dong Son drums excavated by government archaeologists in northern Vietnam. Emphasis is on analysis of wide variety of iconographic details that occur on the drum walls and tympanum, and the resulting light that these images shed on the lives of the ancient Lac Viet peoples - the creators of the drums. The Vietnamese text is printed on 164 pp. of now browned wartime paper and remains readable, but the illustrations are very clearly reproduced on high grade art matte paper and come through with excellent clarity. Line drawings of iconographic details, with their inherent high contrasts, make these details much more readily viewed and studied than if one were to examine photographs or the drums themselves. Text pages browned, soft wrappers are sound, but chipped and bearing red seal and remains of two labels. Condition typical or better than most publications from Vietnam dating to this period. Book can be hardbound in new cloth on request, at modest additional cost - please enquire. Scarce and valuable primary resource on Dong Son bronze art. Text in Vietnamese. 292 pp., 11 b&w photos, 196 fine line drawings, map, bibliography, table of contents in Vietnamese and French. Bookseller Inventory # 000577
Title: Nhung Trong Dong Dong Son Da Phat Hien O ...
Publisher: Xuat Ban
Publication Date: 1975
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Good, text pages browned
Dust Jacket Condition: Wrappers chipped and soiled
Edition: First Edition
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