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Pagan: Art & Architecture of Old Burma

Strachan, Paul

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ISBN 10: 1870838203 / ISBN 13: 9781870838207
Published by Kiscadale, Whiting Bay, Arran
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Folio in black boards in dark blue, laminated, illus. dust jacket; 159 p., [32] p. of plates: illus. (some color); 31 cm. In English. **A larger, heavy book. Extra shipping charges may apply.**. Fine copy in very good dust jacket; curling and wear to dust corners, edges and head and foot of spine; lamination is peeling along the foreedge corners of DJ; light shelf rubbing to DJ though color illus. is bright and clean; taped repair to half inch closed tear along rear DJ at spine; distribution sticker on lower back cover; 1-inch brown liquid stain splash to lower edge of DJ; else very nice copy; pages are bright and free of marks and creases; boards are clean; binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 84232

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Title: Pagan: Art & Architecture of Old Burma

Publisher: Kiscadale, Whiting Bay, Arran

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

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Pp. vii, (4), 159; double-page frontispiece map, 34 color plates, 160 black-and-white illustrations, 32 fine line-drawings (many are plan-views of monuments). Publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to. The work is divided into three parts. Part 1 presents the past exploration and scholarship on Pagan as well as the rise of dynasties there. Part II documents the 70 monuments with detailed analysis of architecture and iconographic contents. Part III is designed as a field-guide for the art historian, connoisseur, and for those interested in Buddhist culture. No ownership marks and no signs of use.

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