Very Good. Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology, Number 38. Pages crisp and clean except for a small blue pencil mark on the first page; no other owners' or use marks; sewn binding is square and secure, spine uncreased, though some toning and rippling from the glue is evident. Soft cover has two small reddish lines at the middle front, a wrinkle at the spine head, and some shelf rubbing at spine ends and corners, otherwise excellent. 251pp., black-and-white photo illustrations throughout.
Near fine. 251 pp, indexed, extensively illustrated. Decorative cloth boards; no dust jacket. Some soiling to edges of text block, bump to bottom of rear board. Otherwise clean, tightly bound, unmarked. Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology Number Thirty Eight.
Very good. Wenner-Gren Foundation, New York, NY, 1964. 1st Edition, VG+, Paperback, Size=7"x10", 251pgs(Index). Large Paperback. Small ink owner name stamp at front cover top edge & 2 page ends, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Text in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Near Fine in None as Issued jacket. Subscribers Edition BRAND NEW COPY w/PO name to upper front of soft cover. Study of the role of dance (religious, economic, therapeutic, recreational) and its place in the social and civic organization of the Anahuac, Meso-American civilizations of agriculturalists whose dance ceremonies focused on indispensable bodies of water or rain. Text in 3 parts fortified w/excellent pictorial materials. Part I, Sources: Chapter 2, Religion & Art; 3, The Maya; 4, The Aztecs Ceremonial Dances; 5, The Aztecs: Secular Dances. Part II, Motions: 6, Aztec Ceremonial Patterns; 7, Comparative Choreography of Postures; 8, Chorography of Gestures; 9, Choreography of Steps; 10, Regional Comparisons; 11, Relics of Ancient Dances. Part III, Branches: 12, Music; and 13, Symbolism. Followed by 4 appendices on Maya Dance Terms, Aztec Songs & Dances, Aztec Dance Terms, and list of films of Modern Meso-American Fiestas.
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