Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1954.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Hummel, Siegbert. TIBETISCHES KUNSTHANDWESCH IN METAL. Leipzig, Otto Harrassowitz, 1954. Quarter cloth backed decorated boards. Folio. First edition. pp.28 + 18 full page black & white plates. German text. A complimentary volume to the author's "Geschichte." which describes Lamaist art in the areas surrounding Tibet. An excellent copy with fine reproduction to all of the plates. Seigbert Hummel [1908 - 2001] Rodewisch, Vogtland. Noted Tibetologist & cultural historian. His work focused on the Eurasian context of Tibetan culture, the Bon religion, the Zhangzhung language & the Gesar epic. Starting in 1948, he published extensively in his various specialities which because of their very nature were often limited to smaller press runs.
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