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Author: Grunwedel, Professor Dr. Albert.
Title: Alt-Kutscha: Archaologische und Religiongeschichtliche Forschungen an Tempera-Gemalden aus Buddistischen Hohlen der ersten acht Jahrunderte nach Christi Geburt.
Place Published: Berlin
Publisher:Otto Elsner
Date Published: 1920
Description:


117 pages plus index. Illustrated with 49 loose color plates, most double-page. Folio 38x27 cm (15x10½") Original cilt-lettered cloth-backed indigo boards, text volume and loose plates all together in custom-made orange clamshell box, cloth cover label. Number 247 of 400 copies.



Translated, the title reads, "Alt-Kucha: Archaeological and historical research on tempera paintings from Buddhist Caves of the first eight centuries after the birth of Christ."

Condition

Rubbing to extremities; crease to front free endpaper of text volume, else very good in fine clamshell box.

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Buddhist Cave Art

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