Rio de Janeiro: IPEAFRO / Afrodiaspora, 1995. Hardcover. Signed by the author on front free endpage. Afro-Brazilian artist, politician, and scholar Abdias Do Nascimento (1914 - 2011) was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. Text in English and Portuguese. Filled with full color, full page reproductions of the artist's paintings. Very good in tan cloth boards with embossed title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards including a bump to the bottom edge of the front cover. A few splits to interior of binding; however, all pages remain bound. In black illustrated dust jacket with red title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few small chips and minor rubbing to panels. Housed in original black illustrated slipcase with red title to spine and front panels. Wear and rubbing to edges and panels of case including an old price sticker. 170 pages. ART/092415. Very Good / Very Good.
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Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, (1990). Paperback. 8vo. Light blue and brown illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and black title to blue spine. Minor wear to wrappers include a few creases to edges and one very small closed tear to edge of rear wrapper. Writing in pen to top corner of half title page. Else is clean and bright. 446 pages. EDU/040817. Very Good.
New York: Pantheon Books, (1970). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good illustrated black and white dust jacket with black title to front panel and white title to spine. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations. 303 pages. Africa. AFR/062912. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
(Sporosky)? 1958. Flexible Covers. Flexible green cloth boards with gilt title (in Japanese) to spine. Creasing to covers and spine. Housed in a beige cardboard slipcase with Japanese titling to spine and front panels. Wear and browning to case. All text in Japanese, with one page in Russian. Includes several photographic illustrations, many equations, and a few diagrams. Foxing to fore-edge of textblock. Clean interior overall; however, some passages have been underlined in pen. 339 pages. SCI/010220. Very Good.
Washington DC: American Catholic Historical Association, 1946. Hardcover. First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Penned ownership information to endpapers. Pencil notations in margins of mulitple pages. Minor browning to margins. In light blue and white dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Light rubbing / soiling to jacket. 415 pages. EDU/070920. Very Good / Very Good.
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.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Wear to exterior includes bumping to spine ends and to corners and several very small spots of discoloration. Minor rubbing to hinges. Minor foxing to end pages as well as a few light smudges. Many pages still uncut. Africa. Index, 452 pages. AFR109071. Very Good.
London: Peter Davies, 1961. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations on every page. Pink illustrated price clipped dust jacket with black title to front panel and very faded pink title to spine panel. Edgewear to dust jacket includes a few small closed tears chipping to head of spine. Tape repair to dust jacket. Preface by Graham Greene. 180 pages. African History. AFR7/4302. Very Good + in Very Good Minus DJ.
New York: Pantheon, 1957. Hardcover. Bookplate of Erich Kahler to front pastedown. Erich von Kahler (1885 - 1970) was a Czech literary scholar and essayist. He moved to the U.S. in 1944 and taught at several schools including Princeton University. Bound in black cloth boards with white title to spine. Offsetting to front endpages, else clean. In grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few closed tears. 213 pages. SCI/091115. Very Good / Very Good.
Antibes: J. Marchand, 1873. Paperback. In Wraps. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Signed by Author. 12mo. In original tan wrappers w/some chipping to edges and spine; some light fading and smudging to wrapper as well. Interior is clean though lightly yellowed; text remains bright and clear. Several illustrations, diagrams, etc., a few of which have red highlighting. In French. 47 pp. SCI/021104. Very Good -.
Paris: Technique & Vulgarisation, 1949. Paperback. 8vo. Very good in grey illustrated paper wrappers wiht black title to front wrapper and to spine. Previous owner's name and address written in pen to top of title page. Minor browning to edges of pages. Text is bright. Diagrams throughout. 111 pages. in wraps. French. FRE110191. Very Good.
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.
Reprinted from the Journal of the Chemical Society, 1870. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. 12mo. Bound in light tan wrappers w/light soiling and fading, lengthwise crease along center of pamphlet. Bound w/string, a few small chips to spine. Appears to be signed by Gladstone, both on the front cover and title-page, where it is written "With J. H. Gladstone's kind regards" in an antiquated script. The interior is mostly clean and the text bright, some light spotting to the margins. Contains several tables. 6 pp. In wraps. SCI/021004. Very Good.
From the "Philosophical Magazine" for August, 1885. Paperback. Original Wraps. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Signed by Author. 12mo. Pamphlet in original peach color wrappers w/some light chipping and fading to edges. Lengthwise crease along center; signed by Gladstone on front wrapper. Interior is quite clean w/bright text. Contains several tables and charts. This paper was read before the Physical Society on June 27, 1885. Pages 162-168. In wraps. SCI/021104. Very Good -.