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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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Black History / Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas, Adele, Lynne
2 Adele, Lynne Black History / Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin 1989 0-935213-15-5 / 9780935213157 Fifth Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
94 pages; 46 illustrations in b&w or color, including photograph-portraits of the 6 artists: John W. Banks, Ezekiel Gibbs, Frank Jones, Naomi Polk, The Reverend Johnnie Swearingen, Willard "The Texas Kid" Watson. All are artists from and who have had artistic impact on Texas and its region. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form, Blier, Suzanne Preston
3 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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James Van der Zee, De Cock, Liliane and Reginald McGhee (editors)
4 De Cock, Liliane and Reginald McGhee (editors) James Van der Zee
Dobbs Ferry, NY Morgan & Morgan 1974 0-87100-039-3 / 9780871000392 Hard Cover - cloth boards Fine Very Good 4to 
159 pages. Binding and contents clean and tight; dustjacket lightly worn with two small closed tears. More than 100 of the photographer's works taken during the first seventy years of the 20th-century. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Africa Adorned, Fisher, Angela
5 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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Louisiana, A Land Apart, Gould, Philip; Nicholas R. Spitzer (text by)
6 Gould, Philip; Nicholas R. Spitzer (text by) Louisiana, A Land Apart
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1991 0807117196 / 9780807117194 Reissue Cloth Very Good Very Good Square 4to 
143 pages; full-page color photographs by Gould throughout. Originally published by Galerie Press in 1985. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Sharing Traditions: Five Black Artists in Nineteenth-Century America, Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
7 Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe Sharing Traditions: Five Black Artists in Nineteenth-Century America
Washiington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1985 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
120 pages; 12 color plates; 77 b&w illustrations. Preliminary essay by James Oliver Horton: Double Consciousness; African-American Identity in the Nineteenth Century. Clean and tight; covers lightly rubbed. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Cotton Club, Haskins, Jim
8 Haskins, Jim The Cotton Club
New York Random House 1977 0394733924 / 9780394733920 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
170 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. "In pictures and text Jim Haskins tells the story: the gangsters who owned it; the celebrities who packed its tables; the performers; the famous acts; the music." Social history, prohibition, the Depression, war. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Larousse Encyclopedia of Prehistoric and Ancient Art, Huyghe, René
9 Huyghe, René Larousse Encyclopedia of Prehistoric and Ancient Art
New York Prometheus Press 1957 no Cloth Very Good Very Good Thick 4to 
414 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Prehistoric, primitive and ancient arts on all continents. Clean throughout; binding is tight. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Revivals ! Diverse Traditions, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth-Century American Craft, Kardon, Janet (Editor); essays by Ralph T. Coe,  Harvey Green, Janet Kardon, Jane Kessler [et al]
10 Kardon, Janet (Editor); essays by Ralph T. Coe, Harvey Green, Janet Kardon, Jane Kessler [et al] Revivals ! Diverse Traditions, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth-Century American Craft
New Y1994 Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1994 0810919559 / 9780810919556 Embossed Cloth Boards Fine Fine Exhibition Catalogue 11 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
303 pages; 275 illustrations, 98 color. An enormous range of crafts: African-American quilts, baskets, pottery; Hispanic shrines, painted chests, lacework, textiles; Appalachain pottery, baskets, coverlets, love seats, pewter bowls, earthenware jugs; Native American jewelry and beadwork; Colonial Revival furniture, glass silver, ironwork. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture, LaGamma, Alisa
11 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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African Silences, Matthiessen, Peter and Mary Frank
12 Matthiessen, Peter and Mary Frank African Silences
New York Random House 1991 0-679-40021-4 / 9780679400219 First American Edition quarter-cloth and paper boards Fine Fine 8vo 
225 pages. Author's account of The West Africa Wildlife Survey of 1978 and the Congo Basin Forest Elephant Survey of 1986 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Language of the Print: A Selection from the Donald H. Karshman Collection, Mayor, A. Hyatt (Preface); Richard V. West (Foreword and Essay); Donald H. Karshman (Catalogue Commentary)
13 Mayor, A. Hyatt (Preface); Richard V. West (Foreword and Essay); Donald H. Karshman (Catalogue Commentary) Language of the Print: A Selection from the Donald H. Karshman Collection
Bowdoin College Museum of Art 1968 First Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to Association Copy
112 pages; 71 prints reproducerd in black and white. Association copy: the bookplate of Nelson A. Rockefeller inside the front cover. The bookplate decorated with a Bamana (African) antelope headdress. Contents clean and tight; wrappers worn and soiled. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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African-American Artists, 1929-1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Messinger, Lisa Mintz; Lisa Gail Collins; Rachel Mustalish
14 Messinger, Lisa Mintz; Lisa Gail Collins; Rachel Mustalish African-American Artists, 1929-1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York / New Haven The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press 2003 0300098774 / 9780300098778 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
91 pages; 47 works of more than 30 artists illustrated with complete descriptive entries; text illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Committed to the Image: Contemporary Black Photographers, Millstein, Barbara Head with essyas by Clyde Taylor; Deba P. Patnaik
15 Millstein, Barbara Head with essyas by Clyde Taylor; Deba P. Patnaik Committed to the Image: Contemporary Black Photographers
Brooklyn / London Brooklyn Museum of Art / Merrell Publishers 2001 0872731448 / 9780872731448 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
240 pages; 94 photographers are represented by full-page reproductions. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Newton, Douglas
16 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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Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914, Pachter, Marc (Edited); Frances Wein (Co-edited)
17 Pachter, Marc (Edited); Frances Wein (Co-edited) Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914
Smithsonian and Reading, Massachusetts National Portrait Gallery with Addison-Wesley Publishing 1976 0-201-00031-8 / 9780201000313 First Edition Cloth Very Good 4to 
348 pages; Reproductions of the portraits of 29 European, South American, Asian, and African visitors to the United States during the country's first one-hundred fifty years accompanied by other illustrations and essays written by foreign compatriots or by American specialists. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles, Revault, Jacques
18 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
19 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
20 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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