Category: Art-Mexico, South America, Central America

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Alt-Peru und Seine Kunst

By: Anton, Ferdinand

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leipzig, E.A. Seemann: 1962

Seller ID: 003559


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. View more info

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Mexican Wall Paintings of the Maya and Aztec Periods

By: Bernal, Ignacio (Introduction by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The New American Library: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004875


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. View more info

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Rio Antigo por Camões / Old Rio by Camões

By: Camões, Eduardo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Art Collection Studio Editora: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002386


104 pages; more than 50 color reproductions. Portugese and its English translation accompany the paintings as commentary about Rio before development. View more info

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The Collector's Eye: The Ernest Erickson Collections at The Brooklyn Museum

By: Ferber, Linda S.; Diana Fane; Richard A. Fazzini; Robert S. Bianchi; James F. Romano; Amy G. Poster; Sheila R. Canby

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Brooklyn Museum: 1987

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 002835


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. View more info

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Ancient Maya Relief Sculpture

By: Greene, Merle (Rubbings by); J. Eric S. Thompson (Introduction and Notes)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Primitive Art: 1967

Seller ID: 003547


60 rubbings displayed full-page with notes on the opposite verso; endpaper map. Clean throughout. View more info

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Baroque and Rococo in Latin America. Volumes 1 & 2. Revised, Second Edition.

By: Kelemen, Pál

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1967

Seller ID: 002752


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." View more info

Image for Arminda Lopes - Miseráveis - A estética da dor - Bronzes

Arminda Lopes - Miseráveis - A estética da dor - Bronzes

By: Nejar, Carlos; Círio Simon; Paulo Amaral; Leopold Nosek

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Brazil, MARGS - Museum of Art do Rio Grande do Sul Ado Malagoli:

Seller ID: 003353


(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. View more info

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Brésil Baroque

By: Pianzola, Maurice

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Genève, Les Éditions de Bonvent: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002504


182 pages; endpaper maps; well illustrated in color and in b&w. A few pages are loosened from the binding. French text. View more info

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The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art

By: Schele, Linda; Mary Ellen Miller

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York / Fort Worth, George Braziller with Kimball Art Museum: 1986

Seller ID: 003461


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. View more info