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Image for On Thrones of Gold: Three Javanese Shadow Plays

On Thrones of Gold: Three Javanese Shadow Plays

By: Brandon, James R.

Price: $124.45  $99.56

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 141983

ISBN: 0674637755

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear with a very small section of the upper back board showing inner board through the worn cloth; otherwise very clean with sharp corners to the boards in black cloth, a lovely embossed shadow puppet at lower front cover, gilt print on spine only. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid and straight binding. Dust jacket is tattered, but now wrapped in clear protective cover. 407 pages, book offers a very detailed description of the meaning, making and exection of such a play, with 143 photos: b&w and some color prints showing the puppets and action of... View more info

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Concept of Ancient Indian Theatre

By: Byrski, M. Christopher

Price: $85.00  $68.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal: 1974

Seller ID: 138824

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 207 pages. Full blue cloth boards. 5 3/4"w x 8 3/4"h. View more info

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Northwest Mythologies: The Interactions of Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and Guy Anderson

By: Conkelton, Sheryl;Landau, Laura;Tacoma Art Museum

Price: $90.00  $72.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Pr: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 127861

ISBN: 0295983221

Condition: Near Fine


Back lower corner of book has coffee stain -- or at least the outline of one, with a smaller outline on the lower R front board. Corners are sharp. The last 10 pages of the Text/interior show very very slight mars from the same cup of coffee. The rest of the book is Fine. Dust jacket shows light use, no tears. 176 pages, many large full-page prints. First Ed. "Some of the best-known modern painters in the American Northwest, Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and Guy Anderson have been called the leaders of a 'Northwest School' since the 1940s. But a detailed investigation ... View more info

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The Fire on the Mountain and Other Ethiopian Stories

By: Courlander, Harold; Wolf Leslau

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: N Y, Henry Holt: 1950

Seller ID: 145460

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Front endpaper has been torn out. Full brown cloth buckram boards. Black and white and color illustrations by Robert W. Kane. View more info

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Pablo Picasso, the Minotaur (Art Play Books) (English Edition)

By: Daniele Giraudy,

Price: $14.50  $11.60

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc: 1988

Seller ID: 141809

ISBN: 0810914719

Condition: Very Good


Book shows very light shelf wear to pictorial covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 31 page children's book with half-pages to flip, making different upper and lower bodies of the Minotaur, a map of S. Europe with a cover page indicating in dots where Picasso lived and worked. Designed to stimulate children's appreciation of art while providing them with an early look a the work of 20th century artists. View more info

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Art of Celtia, The

By: Davis, Courtney

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1998

Seller ID: 141574

ISBN: 0713723076

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. 8 1/2"w x 10 7/8"h. Beautiful color illustrations throughout. View more info

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Hundred Fables Of La Fontaine

By: de La Fontaine, John

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, Greenwich House: 1983

Seller ID: 145364

ISBN: 0517402068

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 202 pages. Full page black and white illustrations throughout by Percy J. Billinghurst. View more info

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The Mythology of the Wichita

By: Dorsey, George A.

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Carnegie Institute: 1904

Seller ID: 142171

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Red cloth spine and corners with decorative paper-covered boards. Carnegie Institution Publication No. 21. 352 pages. 7 1/8"w x 9 7/8"h. View more info

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Traditions of the Arikara

By: Dorsey, George A.

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Carnegie Institute: 1904

Seller ID: 142172

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Red cloth spine and corners with decorative paper-covered boards. Carnegie Institution Publication No. 17. 202 pages. 7 1/8"w x 9 7/8"h. View more info

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Time and the Gods

By: Dunsany, Lord [Edward Plunkett]

Price: $165.00  $132.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1906

Seller ID: 110220

Condition: Good


Loose hinges, with endpapers split so that mesh of the binding shows through. Cover worn at edges and top and bottom of spine. Corner of back cover broken off and stains to back cover. Brown cardboard boards with green cloth spine and gilt lettering. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Ten full-page illustrations by S.H. Sime. 179 pages. Previous owner's stamp on front endpaper. "These tales are of the things that befel gods and men in Yarnith, Averon, and Zarkandhu, and in the other countries of my dreams." 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  $14.80

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

Folklore as an Historical Science

By: Gomme, George Laurence

Price: $17.95  $14.36

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 138945

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. Green cloth hardback covers show little to no wear, a little edge wear only. 371 pages with a great many illustrations. No publishing date, library stamp shows 1979. View more info

Image for Myth Into Art: Poet and Painter in Classical Greece

Myth Into Art: Poet and Painter in Classical Greece

By: H. A. Shapiro

Price: $11.95  $9.56

Publisher: Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: 145071

ISBN: 0415067936

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very minor wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Tales of the Nez Perce

By: Hines, Donald M.

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Ye Galleon Press: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 141515

ISBN: 0877703116

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Inscribed by Don Hines on title page. 234 pages. 7 1/8"w x 10 1/4"h. View more info

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Welsh Legends and Folk-Tales

By: Jones, Gwyn

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144678

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Bright yellow cloth boards. Both cover and dust jacket have a small open tear near bottom of spine. Price-clipped dust jacket. 230 pages. Illustrations by Joan Kiddell-Monroe in yellow and black-and-white. Key to pronouncing the names at rear. View more info

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How the Leopard Got His Spots (Just So Stories Series)

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Publishing: 1942

Seller ID: 143530

Condition: Good


Paper covered boards with brown cloth spine. Edge worn cover and closed tears on some of the pages. Previous owner's bookplate inside. Magical color illustrations by F. Rojankovsky. 28 pages. 6 7/8"w x 9 1/4"h. View more info

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The Professionals

By: Langergraber, Keith; Alexander, Carl; Cane, Jennifer; Lyon, John

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: Burnaby, Bristish Columbia, Burnaby Art Gallery: 2016

Seller ID: 142445

ISBN: 1927364221

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. 9 1/4"w x 6 1/4"h. 112 pages. Text in English and St'at'imcets. View more info

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Phillip Levine: Myth, Memory, & Image: Sculpture and Drawings

By: Levine, Phillip; Lundin, Norman; Jay, Tom

Price: $48.00  $38.40

Publisher: La Conner, WA, Museum of Northwest Art: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 121707

ISBN: 0295989165

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 159 pages. Many photos. Signed by Phillip Levine. View more info

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Haida Art

By: MacDonald, George F.

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1996

Seller ID: 144655

ISBN: 029597561X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear. 9 7/8"w x 12 1/4"h. 242 pages. 90 full color photos of artworks such as masks, pipes, rattles, and other ceremonial objects and 95 b&w photos of artworks and rare historical images. View more info

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Myth of the Superhero, The

By: Marco Arnaudo

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 139918

ISBN: 1421409534

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info