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Designs for Living, Symbolic Communications in African Art, Adams, Monni
1 Adams, Monni Designs for Living, Symbolic Communications in African Art
Cambridge,MA The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University 1982 0674199693 / 9780674199699 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue Square 8vo 
143 pages; 99 b&w illustrations. Wooden sculpture, Wood masks, woven cloths. Perspectives: art for whom; art for what purpose: Art and the Cosmos, Art and the Community, Art and the Individual. Clean throughout; tight binding; lightly rubbed along edges of the covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form, Blier, Suzanne Preston
2 Blier, Suzanne Preston The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form
New York Harry N. Abrams 1998 0810927055 / 9780810927056 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 8vo 
272 pages; 200 illustrations most color. The royal arts of powerful kingdoms of West and Central Africa before European contact: Benin, Yoruba, Dahomey, Asante, Kongo, Kuba, Cameroon. Timeline, Glossary, Bibliography. Previous owner's small label on the half-title page. Otherwise, clean and bright throughout, tight binding. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Buddhist Paintings from Shrines and Temples in Ceylon, Dhanapala, D.B. (Introduction by)
3 Dhanapala, D.B. (Introduction by) Buddhist Paintings from Shrines and Temples in Ceylon
New York The New American Library 1964 no First Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine 6.5 " x 4.375" 
24 pages text followed by 28 plates, some double-page. Bibliography. A Mentor-Unesco Art Book published by arrangement with UNESCO. The author "discusses the deeply religious basis of Sinhalese temple paintings - a medium through which traditional myths were explained to the followers of Buddha. He describes the composition, color, and form; the symbol and style characteristic of this art." Clean throughout; binding square and tight. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Treasures of Ancient Nigeria, Eyo, Ekpo and Frank Willett
4 Eyo, Ekpo and Frank Willett Treasures of Ancient Nigeria
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394738586 / 9780394738581 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
162 pages; 100 catalogued items in color or b&w; b&w text illustrations. Terracottas, bronzes and ivories dating as early as 500 B.C. Clean throughout, binding tight. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Collector's Eye: The Ernest Erickson Collections at The Brooklyn Museum, Ferber, Linda S.; Diana Fane; Richard A. Fazzini; Robert S. Bianchi; James F. Romano; Amy G. Poster; Sheila R. Canby
5 Ferber, Linda S.; Diana Fane; Richard A. Fazzini; Robert S. Bianchi; James F. Romano; Amy G. Poster; Sheila R. Canby The Collector's Eye: The Ernest Erickson Collections at The Brooklyn Museum
The Brooklyn Museum 1987 0-87273-108-1 / 9780872731080 Fifth Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
272 pages; 203 b&w, 5 color illustrations. A broad collection, including ancient Andean and North American Indian, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Iranian, Indian and Southeast Asian, Islamic Art. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Africa Adorned, Fisher, Angela
6 Fisher, Angela Africa Adorned
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1984 0810918234 / 9780810918238 Reprint Cloth Fine Fine 14" x 10" 
304 pages; 457 illustrations, including 414 color. Visited are East Africa; Equatoria: Old Africa (pockets of ancient tradition); The Savannah; The Sahara; The Maghreb; The Horn. Jewelry, dress, body decoration and hairstyle for women and men are pictured and considered for their cultural importances. 1994 reprint. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud, Gunn, Michael  & Philippe Peltier (sous la direction de)
7 Gunn, Michael & Philippe Peltier (sous la direction de) Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud
Paris Musée du quai Branly 2007 2915133492 / 9782915133493 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
304 pages; more than 20 essays with illustrations; 131 color plates. French text. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture, LaGamma, Alisa
8 LaGamma, Alisa Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2004 1-58839-108-6 / 9781588391087 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
52 pages; thorough text; 32 color plates; Exhibition Checklist; Works Cited. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Newton, Douglas
9 Newton, Douglas The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1981 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. Art periodical 4to Photographs by Lee Boltin 
56 pages; well illustrated; full-page color. MMA Bulletin Fall 1981. Clean and tight. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles, Revault, Jacques
10 Revault, Jacques Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles
New York Dover 1973 0-486-22850-9 / 9780486228501 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
121 pages; 340 illustrations, including 2 color. Selections from the four portfolios of Tapis tunisiens, by L. Poinssot and J. Revault 
Price: 10.00 USD
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African Sculpture, Segy, Ladislas
11 Segy, Ladislas African Sculpture
New York Dover 1958 0486203964 / 9780486203966 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 8vo 
244 pages; 164 full-page photographic illustrations. An original work by Dover. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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African Textiles and Decorative Arts, Sieber, Roy
12 Sieber, Roy African Textiles and Decorative Arts
New York The Museum of Modern Art 1972 0870702270 / 9780870702273 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
240 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Costumes (woven fabrics), headdresses and hair styles, jewelry, utensils, decorative scarification, body painting. Bibliography. Previous owner's name on title page. Edges rubbed, cover corners creased. Clean and bright within; pages flat; tight binding 
Price: 12.00 USD
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New Items
The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form, Blier, Suzanne Preston
The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form
Blier, Suzanne Preston
12.00 USD

Designs for Living, Symbolic Communications in African Art, Adams, Monni
Designs for Living, Symbolic Communications in African Art
Adams, Monni
15.00 USD

Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles, Revault, Jacques
Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles
Revault, Jacques
10.00 USD

Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud, Gunn, Michael  & Philippe Peltier (sous la direction de)
Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud
Gunn, Michael & Philippe Peltier (sous la direction de)
100.00 USD

The Collector's Eye: The Ernest Erickson Collections at The Brooklyn Museum, Ferber, Linda S.; Diana Fane; Richard A. Fazzini; Robert S. Bianchi; James F. Romano; Amy G. Poster; Sheila R. Canby
The Collector's Eye: The Ernest Erickson Collections at The Brooklyn Museum
Ferber, Linda S.; Diana Fane; Richard A. Fazzini; Robert S. Bianchi; James F. Romano; Amy G. Poster; Sheila R. Canby
35.00 USD

Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture, LaGamma, Alisa
Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture
LaGamma, Alisa
15.00 USD

The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Newton, Douglas
The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
Newton, Douglas
8.00 USD

Africa Adorned, Fisher, Angela
Africa Adorned
Fisher, Angela
40.00 USD

 
 


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