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The Art of Exile: Paintings by Tibetan Children in India
by Sarah Lukas (Editor), Kitty Leaken (Photographer), Clare Harris
Paperback - 160 pages (April 15, )
Museum of New Mexico Pr; ISBN: 0890133522
Art of the Himalayas : Treasures from Nepal and Tibet
by Pratapaditya Pal, Valrae Reynolds (Contributor)
Hardcover - 208 pages 1st Ed. edition (December 1991)
Hudson Hills Pr; ISBN: 1555950663

Art of Tibet (The World of Art)
by Robert E. Fisher
Paperback - 224 pages (January 26, )
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500203083

The Art of Calligraphy : Joining Heaven & Earth
by Chogyam Trungpa, et al

The Buddha's Art of Healing : Tibetan Paintings Rediscovered
by John F. Avedon (Editor), Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Buddhist Symbols in Tibetan Culture : An Investigation of the Nine Best-Known Groups of Symbols
by Loden Sherab Dagyab Rinpoche
Paperback - 148 pages (November )
Wisdom Publications; ISBN: 0861710479

Celestial Gallery
by Romio Shrestha
Buddhist thangkas and mandalas
Hardcover - 64 pages Big edition (November )
Callaway Editions; ISBN: 0935112596

Deities of Tibetan Buddhism : The Zurich Paintings of the Icons Worthwhile to See : Bris Sku Mthon Ba Donldan
by Martin Willson (Translator), Martin Brauen (Editor)
Hardcover - 626 pages ()
Wisdom Publications; ISBN: 0861710983

Images of Enlightenment : Tibetan Art in Practice
by Jonathan Landaw, Andy Weber
Paperback - 264 pages 2nd Rei edition
Snow Lion Pubns; ISBN: 1559390247

The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs
by Robert Beer
Tibetan Buddhism has one of the most complex iconographies of any religion. Robert Beer, the artist who brought to life the saints of Tibetan Buddhism in Buddhist Masters of Enchantment, has now brought the myriad symbols of Tibetan Buddhist art to life. Not exactly arranged like an encyclopedia, this book is more like a tour of the categories of Tibetan Buddhist symbols, beginning with Landscape Elements (rocks, clouds, rainbows, etc.); moving on to such areas as Flowers and Trees, Cosmology, and Mudras (hand gestures); and ending with Geometric Borders. Exquisitely detailed line drawings (using fine-pointed traditional brushes) are grouped on full-size plates, each of which the author tells us took between 50 and 200 hours to draw. The eight years that went into this book are revealed not only in the drawings but also in the text that is equally detailed in its descriptions of the religious significance of the symbols as well as their sources and development in Tibetan art. Beer's encyclopedic knowledge has not come from book learning, but from 30 years of doing Tibetan art and learning firsthand from Tibetan masters. After glimpsing just of few of these plates, you'll be calling Beer a master too. --Brian Bruya 
Hardcover - 400 pages (November )
Shambhala Pubns; ISBN: 157062416X

Tibetan Art : Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet 600-2000 A. D.
by Amy Heller
Hardcover - 240 pages
Jaca Books; ISBN: 8816690046

From the Sacred Realm : Treasures of Tibetan Art from the Newark Museum
by Valrae Reynolds, Janet Gyatso, Amy Heller, Dan Martin
Hardcover - 240 pages
International Book Import Service, Inc.; ISBN: 379132148X

Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism (Symbols of Religions)
by Claude B. Levenson, Laziz Hamani (Photographer), Nissim Marshall (Translator)
Hardcover - 128 pages
Assouline; ISBN: 2843232007

The Tibetan Art Coloring Book
by J. Jamyang Singe (Introduction), Paule Marx (Introduction)

Tibetan Mandalas
by Tatjana Blau (Illustrator)

Treasures of Tibetan Art : The Collections of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
by Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, et al

Tibetan Rescue
by Pamela Logan

Tibetan Rugs
by Hallvard Kare Kuloy
Listed under Oriental Carpets

Worlds of Transformation : Tibetan Art of Wisdom and Compassion
by Marylin M. Rhie, David P. Jackson, Robert A. F. Thurman
Hardcover - 279 pages (April )
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810963876

Tibetan Thangka Painting : Methods & Materials
by David P. Jackson, Robert Beer (Illustrator), Janice A. Jackson
Paperback - 216 pages (April )
Snow Lion Pubns; ISBN: 1559391138
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Cultural History of Tibet
by Snellgrove and Richardson.
Paperback - 309 pages Reprint edition
Shambhala Pubns; ISBN: 1570621020
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Wisdom and Compassion : The Sacred Art of Tibet
by Marylin M. Rhie, Robert A. F. Thurman, John Bigelow Taylor (Photographer)
Hardcover - 488 pages Expanded edition
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810939851
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Ruthless Compassion : Wrathful Deities in Early Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Art
by Robert N. Linrothe
Hardcover - 368 pages
Shambhala Pubns; ISBN: 1570624399
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Sacred Visions : Early Paintings from Central Tibet
by Steven M. Kossak, Jane Casey Singer, Robert Bruce-Gardner
Hardcover - 224 pages
Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated; ISBN: 0810965275
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