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Category: All Categories: Art History: Ethnic and Tribal Art
14 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Broby-Johansen, R.  
Hverdagskunst-Verdenskunst. En Oversigt over Europas Stiludvikling

Publisher: Gyldendal, København, 1946. 38-50 tusinde.
204 p., illus. incl. color; 25.5 cm. Overview of European art styles from primitive to the present, handsomely and fully illustrated with silhouettes, photos, color plates, drawings. Contents include Istidsrealisme, Stenaldersymbolik, Europas Stil Fødtes i Afrika og Asien, Ved Babylons Floder, Europa Vaagner, Den Græske Antik, Det Gamle Rom, Hellas Arv og Barbarerne, Tidlig Kristen Kunst-- og Muhammedansk, Nordisk Dyreornamentik, Romerkirkens Internationale, Riddertidens Religiøse Borgerskab, Mennesket Slipper Løs, Enevældens Kulisser, Det Galante Aarhundrede, 18-Hundredetallet, Vor Tids Stil, Ordliste Over Kunsthistoriske Fagudtryk. Bound with original paper covers in grey boards; covers browned, hinges cracking, internally clean (with dried leaves); VG. stock#45041.

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2.
Danish National Museum  
Nationalmuseets Vejledninger. De Danske Samlinger. Oldtiden
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Publisher: København 1958. 5th printing.
120 p., 48 photos; 22 cm. Guide to the oldest art objects in the Danish National Museum. In Danish. Blue paper; minor wear & discoloring; good. stock#45040.

Appr.: | AUD 9.19 CAD 9.40 EUR 6.18 GBP 5.12 JPY 850.00 MXN 106.25 ZAR 85.00 

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3.
Disselhoff, Hans-Dietrich and Linne, Sigvald  
The Art of Ancient Americal, Civilizations of Central and South America
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Publisher: Greystone Press, NY.
VG cloth hardback, gilt lettering, G DJ. Cover with spine edge wear. DJ has edge wear, a few chips, scuffs, inside edges bent. binding tight. Printed end papers and pp are Near Fine. 8vo, 270 pp with illustraions, appendices, biblio and index. 1966 Revised Edition

Appr.: | AUD 10.70 CAD 10.95 EUR 7.20 GBP 5.96 JPY 990.00 MXN 123.75 ZAR 99.00 

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4.
Guiart, Jean.  
Oceanic Art. The Sepik Area of New Guinea. Text by Jean Guiart.

Publisher: New American Library / UNESCO. "First Printing December 1968".
"A Mentor-UNESCO Art Book." 24 p. of text, map, 32 color plates, folding contents pages. "This is the secret of the Sepik River. Nothing has been regulated or determined by outside influences or by the need to export its culture." 16.5 cm.; pictorial paper covers; VG. 34542.

Appr.: | AUD 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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5.
Harris, Clare:  
In the Image of Tibet, Tibetan Painting after 1959.

Publisher: London. Reaktion Books Ltd., 1999 (1st edition).
220pp with 91 illustrations, of which 45 are in full colour. "(This book) is a unique study of the ways in which Tibet has been imagined by Tibetan artists both in exile in India and in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (T.A.R.) of the People's Republic of China. Taking 1959, the year of the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet, as signalling the beginning of the Tibetan diaspora, the author shows how exiled artists and their audiences negotiated Tibet's reconstruction in India." Fine cond trade paperback. 9 x 6 inches

Appr.: | AUD 10.90 CAD 11.15 EUR 7.33 GBP 6.50 JPY 1,008.00 MXN 126.00 ZAR 100.80 

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6.
Newton, Douglas  
Primitive Art Bibliographies. No. IV, 1965. Bibliography of Sepik District Art Annotated for Illustrations, Part 1
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Publisher: Museum of Primitive Art, NY, 1965.
20 p.; 28 cm. "This is a working list of material on the visual arts in the Sepik District of New Guinea... a guide to the very considerable amount of documentation already in print. It does not adhere strictly to the administrative boundaries..." Stapled in printed wraps; minor wear; VG. stock#45030.

Appr.: | AUD 24.32 CAD 24.89 EUR 16.36 GBP 13.55 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 225.00 

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7.
Proskouriakoff, Tatiana, 1909-1985  
A Study of Classic Maya Sculpture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Pub., c2007.
xi, 209 p., illus., maps (1 folding); 24 cm. Originally published Washington, D.C., Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1950, in series: Publication 593. Anything Maya is notoriously complex, and Ms. Proskouriakoff's dissection is so searching as to cut very fine. Basically not a chronological or calendrical investigation but a highly documented study of the history of a great art. Stock#43666x. Fine, new from publisher / no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 81.08 CAD 82.96 EUR 54.55 GBP 45.18 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 750.00 

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8.
Roth, Cecil, 1899-1970, editor. Bezalel Narkiss, 1926-2008  
Jewish Art: An Illustrated History. New, Enlarged Edition Revised by Bezalel Narkiss
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Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, New York Graphic Society [1971].
332 p., illus. (345 b/w, 47 color); 28 cm. A collection of articles by 19 experts. ISBN (10): 0821203916. Very Good in good+ dust jacket, loose from age. Stock#L390.

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 27.65 EUR 18.18 GBP 15.06 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

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9.
Saura Ramos, P.A., photog. Pérez-Seoane, M.M. Bernaldo de Quirós, F. Lasheras Corruchaga, J.A. Beltrán, A., ed.  
The Cave of Altamira. Photographs by Pedro A. Saura Ramos. With Essays...

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams [NY, c1999].
180 p., index, photos incl. color; 30.5 cm. Contents include José Antonio Lasheras Corruchaga, The Cave and its Surroundings; Federico Bernaldo de Quirós, The Cave of Altamira: Its Art, its Artists, and its Times; Matilde Múzquiz Pérez-Seoane, Techniques, Individual Artists, and Artistic Concepts in the Painting of Altamira; Pedro A. Saura Ramos, Photographing Altamira; Lasheras Corruchaga, Conservation Problems in the Paintings of Altamira. Bibliography, pp. 176-177. Color pictorial paper covers; minor wear; VG. stock#954 oversize.

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10.
Swinton, George  
Eskimo Sculpture / Sculpture Esquimaude
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Publisher: Mcclelland & Stewart Toronto 1965.
Very Good- First Edition Bound in tan buckram, light toning to the edges of the pages, tight & clean copy; Publshed in French and English, numerous b&w photographs ; Oblong 8vo; 224 pages

Appr.: | AUD 24.32 CAD 24.89 EUR 16.36 GBP 13.55 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 225.00 

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11.
Weyde, Gisela.  
'Probleme des griechischen geometrischen Stils.'

Publisher: Wien, Benno Filser, 1926.
in Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes in Wien, Band XXIII, Erstes Heft. Wien, Benno Filser, 1926. pp. 16-46; illus.; paper wraps; spine split.

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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12.
Willis, james  
Sculpture of the Batak: May 15-June 30, 1979

Publisher: San Francisco: James Willis Gallery, 1979.
Paperback. Very Good. White stapled spine. 8 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. 24 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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13.
Windels, Fernand  
The Lascaux Cave Paintings. Personal Note by The Abbé Henri Breuil. Preface by C. F. C. Hawkes. Introduction by A. Leroi-Gourhan. Text prepared in collaboration with Annette Laming

Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd., London. 'First published in mcmxlix' [1949]..
31 cm.; 139 p., tables, text figures & photos including color; maps; red cloth covers stamped in gold; ex library with stamp, rebacked; curving closed tear in gutter of p. 79/80, several pages with closed tears in gutters from careless page-turning; small ink marks & some light pencil underlining in text; edges worn; stitching firm; a weary but still good and useful copy of this photographic corpus of the Lascaux figures. Contents include Lascaux: A Palaeolithic Cave-Sanctuary Re-Opened; Geology and Chronology: Tertiary Formations and Quaternary Paintings; Art and Magic: Decorative Composition and Ritual Intent; Craft and Technique: From Elementary Sketches to the Art of Painting; Engraving: Inset Painting and Tooled Engraving; The Lascaux Fauna: Zoological Classification; The Cave Art of Prehistoric Western Europe: Evolution of Styles. Rock paintings created in the Dordogne River valley of southwestern France during the Aurignacio-Perigordean period (c. 14,000- c. 13,500 B.C.); discovered in 1940. stock#27267 oversize.

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14.
Wyatt, Gary.  
Spirit Faces: Contemporary Native American Masks from the Northwest.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1995..
ISBN: 9780811808255 1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. 135 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings; price is clipped from top corner of front flap). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

Appr.: | AUD 17.84 CAD 18.25 EUR 12.00 GBP 9.94 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 206.25 ZAR 165.00 

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