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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... View more info

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African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

By: Enid Schildkrout; Curtis A. Keim; American Museum of Natural History

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Amer Museum of Natural History: 1990

Seller ID: 143513

ISBN: 0295969628

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition; upper corner has a light bump/curl, covers have Very light edge wear. Binding is otherwise solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A large book, 271 pages, color photos, often full page with no borders, heavily illustrated. Contents include: Art, ethnography, and history in Northeastern Zaire, Through western eyes: the making of the Manghetu myth, Collecting in the Congo: the American museum of natural history Congo expedition, 1909 - 1915, Reconstructing the pas... View more info

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Africa Adorned

By: Fisher, Angela

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1989

Seller ID: 146418

ISBN: 0002166224

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and small tears on dust jacket. Full brown cloth boards. 10 1/2"w x 14 1/8"h. 304 pages. Many color photos. View more info

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Indians of Canada 2nd Ed.

By: Jenness, Diamond

Price: $8.16

Publisher: Department of Mines / National Museum of Canada: 1934

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 132295

Condition: Good


Book shows notable general wear with faded spine, worn corners, freying at top and bottom spine, but contens are on high quality glossy paper with no foxing and binding is solid, no marking of any kind to text/interior. 446 page very comprehensive study of the Indians of Canada, the migratory and agricultural tribes of the eastern woodlands, the plains tribes, and tribes of the pacific coast, the Cordillera, and of the Mackenzie and Yukon river basins as well as the Eskimo: their languages, economics, food, hunting and fishing, dress and adornment, dewllings, travel and transportation, tra... View more info

Earth Line and Morning Star: Nlaka'Pamux Clothing Traditions

By: Tepper, Leslie H.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Canada, Canadian Mus of Civilization: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125767

ISBN: 0660140268

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 137 pages with many illustrations. For the NLaka'pamux of the southern British Columbia Interior, the art of dress and adornment has been an act of aesthetic, social and religious significance. Using a technology developed over thousands of years, people sewed tanned skins and wove cedar, willow, lichen and Indian-hemp to make their garments. Colourful feathers, seeds and shells were used as decoration. Images drawn with paints and dyes reflected their dreams, v... View more info