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Updated: October 17, 2013

Top-20 Fine Arts Books /* (Click to buy at

Clare Jacobson: New Museums in China. 2013 (Princeton Architectural Press)

Carl L. Crossman: The Decorative Arts of the China Trade. 2004 (Antique Collector's Club)

Fang Jing Pei: Symbols and Rebuses in Chinese Art: Figures, Bugs, Beasts, and Flowers. 2004 (Ten Speed Press)

D. LaRocca: Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. 2006 (Metrop. Museum of Art)

New: May 2006

Caroline Turner: Art And Social Change: Contemporary Art In Asia And The Pacific 2005 (Pandanus Books)

James C. Y. Watt et al.: China: Dawn of a Golden Age, 200-750 AD. 2004 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Ming Wilson: Chinese Jades. 2004 (Victoria & Albert Museum)

Xiaoneng Yang: The Golden Age of Chinese Archeology: Celebrated Discoveries. 1999 (National Gallery Washington)

Peter Hopkirk: Foreign Devils on the Silk Road. Lost Cities and Treasures. 1984 (University of Mass. Press)

Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter: Asian Art: India, China, Japan. 2002 (Assouline)

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