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Art-Mexico, South America, Central America

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Alt-Peru und Seine Kunst, Anton, Ferdinand
1 Anton, Ferdinand Alt-Peru und Seine Kunst
Leipzig E.A. Seemann 1962 no Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to 
127 pages text with illustrations followed by the catalogue illustrating 163 items, including pots, clay figures, textiles, jewelry in b&w and color. Maps. Clean throughout; last three pages, including plate #163 and Contents are creased. Previous owner's large rubber stamp on the title page German text. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Mexican Wall Paintings of the Maya and Aztec Periods, Bernal, Ignacio (Introduction by)
2 Bernal, Ignacio (Introduction by) Mexican Wall Paintings of the Maya and Aztec Periods
New York The New American Library 1963 no First Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine 6.5 " x 4.375" 
24 pages text followed by 28 color plates, some double-page. Bibliography. A Mentor-Unesco Art Book published by arrangement with UNESCO. The author "discusses the historical significance of the Indian murals, analyzes the conventions that governed their composition, technique, and symbolic use of color - with particular emphasis on the paintings of Bonampak." Clean throughout; binding tight and square. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Murals of Cacaxtla: The Power of Painting in Ancient Central Mexico, Brittenham, Claudia; Maria Teresa Uriarte Castaneda (Foreword)
3 Brittenham, Claudia; Maria Teresa Uriarte Castaneda (Foreword) The Murals of Cacaxtla: The Power of Painting in Ancient Central Mexico
Austin University of Texas Press 2015 0292760892 / 9780292760899 First Edition Black cloth Fine Fine 11" x 8.5" 
295 pages; 309 illustrations, most color. Appendix, Endnotes, deep Bibliography, Index. The first art historical study of the 7th- to 10th-centuries paintings of the town Cacaxtla revealing much knowledge of Maya and Zapotec religions and their people and Mesoamerican people of other regions. Power of art. Clean throughout, tight binding. Small paper flaw on first contents page. Otherwise as new. 
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Rio Antigo por Camões / Old Rio by Camões, Camões, Eduardo
4 Camões, Eduardo Rio Antigo por Camões / Old Rio by Camões
Rio de Janeiro Art Collection Studio Editora 1994 8585682019 / 9788585682019 First Edition Pictorial Paper Boards Very Good Oblong 8vo 
104 pages; more than 50 color reproductions. Portugese and its English translation accompany the paintings as commentary about Rio before development. 
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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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Ancient Maya Relief Sculpture, Greene, Merle (Rubbings by); J. Eric S. Thompson (Introduction and Notes)
6 Greene, Merle (Rubbings by); J. Eric S. Thompson (Introduction and Notes) Ancient Maya Relief Sculpture
New York The Museum of Primitive Art 1967 no Printed Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Folio 
60 rubbings displayed full-page with notes on the opposite verso; endpaper map. Clean throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Baroque and Rococo in Latin America. Volumes 1 & 2. Revised, Second Edition., Kelemen, Pál
7 Kelemen, Pál Baroque and Rococo in Latin America. Volumes 1 & 2. Revised, Second Edition.
New York Dover 1967 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
Vol 1, Text: 296 pages. Vol. 2, 192 plates. "An unabridged and corrected republication of the work originally published in one volume by The Macmillan Company in 1951." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Arminda Lopes - Miseráveis - A estética da dor - Bronzes, Nejar, Carlos; Círio Simon; Paulo Amaral; Leopold Nosek
8 Nejar, Carlos; Círio Simon; Paulo Amaral; Leopold Nosek Arminda Lopes - Miseráveis - A estética da dor - Bronzes
Brazil MARGS - Museum of Art do Rio Grande do Sul Ado Malagoli Pictorial Paper Boards Very Good No Jacket as Issued Square 4to 
(2007). Not paginated. Essays discuss her work; the nature of this series of her works, destitution or misery; her work in context of our time. Numerous color photo illustrations of the artist's works in progress: sculpting in clay; separation into parts; enclosure with plaster; casting; assembly; finishing. Illustrations of 10 completed bronzes with descriptions. Text in Portuguese, French, Spanish, English. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Brésil Baroque, Pianzola, Maurice
9 Pianzola, Maurice Brésil Baroque
Genève Les Éditions de Bonvent 1974 2825300284 / 9782825300282 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to 
182 pages; endpaper maps; well illustrated in color and in b&w. A few pages are loosened from the binding. French text. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art, Schele, Linda; Mary Ellen Miller
10 Schele, Linda; Mary Ellen Miller The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
New York / Fort Worth George Braziller with Kimball Art Museum 1986 080761159X / 9780807611593 Cloth Very Good Very Good Square 4to 
336 pages. 123 color plates; 50 b&w illustrations; 200 drawings. Color plates: excellent photography. This history of Maya culture makes use of the deciphering of Maya hieroglyphics which record Maya civilization from about 50 B.C. Chapters include The Royal Person; Courtly Life; Bloodletting; The Ballgame; more. Clean throughout; tight binding; no tears. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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