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Category: All Categories: Art History: Ethnic and Tribal Art
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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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Danish National Museum  
Nationalmuseets Vejledninger. De Danske Samlinger. Oldtiden
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 9.86 CAD 9.60 EUR 6.77 GBP 5.41 JPY 850.00 MXN 106.25 ZAR 92.39 

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David L. Neumann  
Navajo Silversmithing

Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1971.
ISBN: 9780890130513. Ex-library softcover that was professionally rebound as hardcover by library services. In Good+ condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, usual library stamps and stickers. pages are fairly bright and clean. A nice overview on one of the lesser-known Southwestern native arts. Reprinted from El Palacio Vol. 77, No. 2. Illustrated boards, unpaginated, 4to. Hardcover. Good +

Appr.: | AUD 9.28 CAD 9.04 EUR 6.37 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.96 

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Disselhoff, Hans-Dietrich and Linne, Sigvald  
The Art of Ancient Americal, Civilizations of Central and South America
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 11.48 CAD 11.19 EUR 7.89 GBP 6.31 JPY 990.00 MXN 123.75 ZAR 107.61 

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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 17.40 CAD 16.95 EUR 11.95 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

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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 11.69 CAD 11.39 EUR 8.03 GBP 6.50 JPY 1,008.00 MXN 126.00 ZAR 109.57 

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Newton, Douglas  
Primitive Art Bibliographies. No. IV, 1965. Bibliography of Sepik District Art Annotated for Illustrations, Part 1
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.

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Paul E. Thompson  
The Art of the Navajo from the Alfred I. Barton Collection

. Ex-library softcover that was rebound as hardcover by library services--should be more durable than paper copies. Somewhat uncommon copy in Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Some edge wear, rubs and light marks to covers, usual library stamps and stickers. Slim booklet that accompanied an exhibit at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, August 9-Nov. 23, 1975. Primarily concerns Navajo textiles, with B&W photos of rugs. 24 pp, oblong 8vo. Hardcover. Good

Appr.: | AUD 17.40 CAD 16.95 EUR 11.95 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

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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 87.01 CAD 84.75 EUR 59.76 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 815.22 

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Robert Breunig, Michael Lomatuway'ma  
Hopi Kachina Dolls (Plateau, Vol. 63, No. 4)

Publisher: Museum of Northern Arizona, 1992.
ISBN: 9780897341127. The 1992 edition of this well-known, brief overview of Hopi kachinas (katsinas) that was issued as one of the Plateau magazines of the Museum of Northern Arizona (Vol. 63, No. 4). In Good+ condition with tight binding, bright covers and unmarked text. Light edge wear and rubbing to covers, primarily adjacent spine. Several nice color and B&W photos of kachina dolls. One to have if you are collecting this art form. Illustrated wrappers (softcover), 32 pp, 4to. Paperback . Good +

Appr.: | AUD 3.48 CAD 3.39 EUR 2.39 GBP 1.91 JPY 300.00 MXN 37.50 ZAR 32.61 

Purchase direct from: Collettes Books, IOBA. Item number: 0152.
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Roth, Cecil, 1899-1970, editor. Bezalel Narkiss, 1926-2008  
Jewish Art: An Illustrated History. New, Enlarged Edition Revised by Bezalel Narkiss
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.

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Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh, William A. Turnbaugh  
Indian Baskets
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, 1986.
ISBN: 9780887400926. Copy in Good+ condition with tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. Most wear is to covers, which show some edge wear and rubbing, esp. at corners and tips of spine. Pages and interior illustrations are bright and clean. Profusely illustrated with B&W photos and many color plates. Certainly a desirable reference if you have an interest in the art. Illustrated wrappers, 260 pp + index, 4to (11"). Paperback . Good +

Appr.: | AUD 2.90 CAD 2.82 EUR 1.99 GBP 1.59 JPY 250.00 MXN 31.25 ZAR 27.17 

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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.

Appr.: | AUD 31.90 CAD 31.07 EUR 21.91 GBP 17.52 JPY 2,750.00 MXN 343.75 ZAR 298.91 

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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.

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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 23.20 CAD 22.60 EUR 15.94 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

Purchase direct from: Tennessee Valley Books. Item number: 010961.
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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 19.14 CAD 18.64 EUR 13.15 GBP 10.51 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 206.25 ZAR 179.35 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 7236.
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