Frederick Varley. Very Good in Torn and Worn jacket. Larger 4to. Ink inscription on ffep, color and b/w illustrations, sketches of Eskimo life, photographs of Eskimo carvings, and discussion of their way of life.
Black cloth, square quarto. Well illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions of Varley drawings and some of Flaherty's carvings. Ink name at front, covers just a mite bowed, VG+ otherwise. White dust jacket has a 3 inch tear to front panel, shorter tears, small chips, elsewhere; light soiling; just good. Issued as Explorations #9 (the last of the first series), Marshall McLuhan's media journal, though McLuhan himself made no contributions to the volume. The three pieces were independently written. Carpenter contends that the primary spacial model of the Eskimo / Inuit is acoustical rather than visual. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
Good in Fair jacket. Unpaginated. "Includes sketches by Varley in 1938 when he accompanied the Arctic Patrol, the Robert Flaherty collection of Eskimo carvings, and text by Carpenter regarding Eskimo space concepts."-from dust jacket. Prior owner's name, dated 1959, neatly upon front free endpaper else unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Above-average wear to dust jacket with several tears and some chips missing.
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