WARRIORS OF THE HIMALAYAS: REDISCOVERING THE ARMS AND ARMOR OF TIBET - 2006$85.00
Gently used hardcover with minimal wear and a great DJ. Volume is an exhibition catalog that is lavishly illustrated with the photographs from the exhibition. Features a thorough historical documentation. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see photos and detailed description for additional information. AS IS.
Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet
by Donald J. LaRocca
published in conjunction to the exhibition by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in view in New York from April 5th to July 2, 2006
Presumed First Edition. Published by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York with The Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2006.
Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition with VERY GOOD++ DJ.
- ISBN: 1588391809
- Volume displays minimal overall wear and aging.
- Covers are in gray cloth.
- Spine features text in gilt.
- Binding is secure.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- DJ is in great condition, displaying minimal sunning to spine and a bump to head. (See photos)
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
This volume, published as a catalog to the exhibition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, represents the first in-depth examination of the until then unknown history of the arms and weapons of Tibet. The birthplace of one of the world's great religions, Tibet was also the stage of many political, artistic, and cultural changes, which involved all the surrounding Himalayan countries. A study of the evolution of the arms and tools of warfare developed in this area of the world brings to light the strong influences of the various cultures which left their imprint on the Tibetan people and tradition. The numerous essays are written by leading scholars on the subject, and complete a beautiful catalog. 307 pages. 10.25 x 11.25 inches.
Lavishly illustrated with B&W and full-color photographs presenting the various pieces of the exhibition as well as some historic illustrations. Massive historical documentation, with essays by leading scholars, is included with catalog.
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