Guillaume Boucher: A French Artist at the Court of the Khans

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; x, 125pp. A Fine copy in a Near Fine (tanning and some faint discoloration to spine) dust jacket. With ten illustrations and a map of Asia. Item #18955

'This... book is devoted to a Parisian master who lived asnd worked in the first capital of the Mongolian empire at the epoch of the Khans Kuyuk (1246-1249) and Mangu (1250-1259) Genghis Khan's grandsons and successors.' (dust jacket). Boucher was a goldsmith 'entrusted with the execution of a number of remarkabkle artistic and engineering constructions for the court. Most notable was magic fountain made in the form of a silver tree... (Cambridge website).

Price: $75.00

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