Pasadena: California Insitute of Technology, 1971. Catalog for exhibition held at the Baxter Art Gallery. Nicely produced with tipped in color plates and b&w text photographs. In black paper wrappers with pictorial front cover. Very good condition. 8 x 11.5 inches. Unpaginated. [about 50 pages] African Art. ART/010417.
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UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1996. Softcover. A fascinating examination of what a doll is in African culture - both as a toy and a cultural and artistic object - with comparisons to the meaning of dolls in Western culture. With study of dolls by region/country. Color and b&w photographs throughout. Black softcover with pictorial covers showing a range of doll types. Light crease to front cover but very good plus. 8.5 x 11 inches. 124 pages. African Art. ART/010417. Very Good+.
Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, (1996). Paperback. 4to. Near fine in black illustrated glossy paper wrappers with orange title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor fading to spine. Pristine interior with full color photographic illustrations throughout. 124 pages. African Art. AFRART/112019. Fine.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1981. Hardcover. Folio. Fine beige cloth boards with black gilt label. DJ is near fine with slight edge wear. Pristine interior with 1557 B/W and color paintings, drawings, sketches and photos throughout. Housed in a black slip case. Minor discoloration to slip caseWith index 559 pp. This book is very heavy and will require extra shipping. Art. ART/4303. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
Leipzig: Volk Und Buch Verlag, 1948. Softcover. Scarce. Scholar Germann writes about the foundations of African culture and art. In light green wrappers with title on spine. Fading to spine and wrapper edges, light browning to pages but still very good. In German. 5 x 7 inches. 132 pages. African Art. ART/010517. Very Good.
Serbia: 2003. Hardcover. One of 99 copies. SCARCE. Nis is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The artist Ljuba Markovic captures the architecture and history of this Serbian city with this collection. A green leatherette portfolio case houses several items: a CD, a collection of 36 postcards, a booklet describing each postcard image, a framed plaque, a collection of 50 limited edition prints, a description of each print, and a timeline of Nis. The prints are preceeded by a document stating that this is one of 99 copies of the collection of drawings "Vedutas of the Old Nis." It is sealed in wax and signed by the artist. The date of 25.12.2003 is printed on the document. Each print features a different building in Old Nis and is printed in dark brown ink. Each is approximately 13 inches long by 9.5 inches wide and all are suitable for framing.The framed plaque reproduces a seal of Nis from the 3rd century. The seal and label are mounted on red cloth which is framed with wood finished in gold. It is 8.5 inches wide by 12.5 inches tall and it has a a wire on the back for easy hanging. The postcard collection reproduces 36 of the large print images and the accompanying booklet describes each. A CD-Rom is also included. The portfolio that the items come in has three pockets and it fits into a larger brown cardboard portfolio with a brown reproduction of the Nis seal on the front panel. There is light wear to the edges of the inner portfolio. The outer cardboard portfolio has a large split along the edge of the top flap. All text is in English and Serbian. An interesting item that would make a nice gift. ART/011712. Fine in very good portfolio.
(Italy): 5Continents, 2006. Softcover. A study of a range of significant objects from the cultural and artistic heritage of Babungo. With essays and numerous b&w illustrations and full color plates. Black softcover with pictorial front cover. Light wear but very good condition. 182 pages. African Art. ART/122916. Very Good.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1972). Hardcover. Hardback. Near fine in very good dustjacket. Top board is slightly warped. Interior is clean and bright with wonderful illustrations throughout. Maroon and yellow illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and whitel title to black spine panel. Minor edge wear to dust jacket includes chipping and creasing. Africa. AFART01/020800. Near Fine / Very Good.
Libreville, Gabon: Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer, 1969. Paperback. A scarce catalog in French on the history and culture of Gabon as seen through its artifacts, including tools, jewelry, basketry,masks, and musical instruments. There are many black & white photographs of objects accompanied by their descriptions. In original black paper wraps with pictorial cover with title to spine and front. Some wear along spine and cover edges but very good.condition as is interior with crease to half title and offsetting from cover flaps. A fascinating monograph on Gabon's art and traditions. AFRICA/102412. Very Good in Wraps.