Indian art of Mexico and Central America.

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StatementColor plates and line drawings by the author.
ContributionsJay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.3.A7 C58
The Physical Object
Pagination360, xvii p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6239730M
LC Control Number57059203

This is a beautiful book with stunning colour lithographs,line engravings and halftone engravings. The paper quality is superb and the colours in the lithos is deep and true.

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First Edition. First edition copy of Miguel Covarrubias' "Indian Art of Mexico and Central America." With twelve pages in full color and 49 line drawings and 64 pages of photographs, this book is.

FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK. The arts of the Native American peoples of Mexico and Central America including the Maya, Toltecs, Aztecs and others. Fine colourplates by the author as well as a profusion of line drawings, and an album of photographs. A tour de force. Indian Art of Mexico and Central America.

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Knopf, First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Very Good / Good. Item # Crisp, clean pages, with no owners' marks; cloth hard cover shows only very minimal shelfwear at the spine heel; dust jacket is somewhat darkened along the spine and foreedges and shows thin lines of surface wear along spine sides and foreedges, with some.

Indian Art of Mexico and Central America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, First edition. Quarto. Publisher's cloth over cloth covered boards, with original dust jacket. Top edge stained red. Some sunning, creasing, soiling and chipping to price-clipped jacket, with small hole near spine tail.

Extremities gently rubbed and bumped. Indian Art of Mexico and Central America by Covarrubias, Miguel A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

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First Edition. Stated First Edition. xvi,xvii pp. Illustrated by the author with 12 color plates, black and white drawings and a map and 64 pp. of photographs. The posthumous work of a very competent anthropologist is presented here as the logical extension of his previous book, The Eagle, The Jaguar, and the Serpent, dealing with the Indian art of North America (excluding Mexico).

With the same factual but scholarly approach Mr. Covarrubias now examines Middle America —the intellectual and artistic focus of Indian civilization. indian art of mexico & central america The Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore grew out of The Complete Traveller Bookstore, the first travel bookstore in the United States.

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The text is clear and well Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Indian art of Mexico and Central America. [Miguel Covarrubias; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Revised and updated version of papers presented at an initial and a final conference around the project, on July and Augustrespectively.

Washington: Government Printing Office, FIRST EDITION. The fine map appears to be unopened and as mint.

The work is a publication of the Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology. Though an accomplished Natural Historian, Thomas is best known for his work in archaeology and ethnology—specifically, his contributions to the question of the origin of the mound builders and.

Read this book on Questia. About the year Maj. Powell, Director of the Bureau of American Ethnology, determined on the preparation of a linguistic map of that part of North America south of the Mexican boundary, having in view the extension southward of the classification and mapping of the linguistic families north of that border.

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The Maya Civilization lived in Central America, including south Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras between BCE and CE. The Classic Maya Civilization CE developed a hieroglyphic writing system. Indian art of Mexico and Central America / color plates and line drawings by the author: [bibliog.] Knopf New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.Latin American art, artistic traditions that developed in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America after contact with the Spanish and the Portuguese beginning in andrespectively, and continuing to the present.

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