Near Fine in near fine jacket. First edition, 1993. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, heavily illustrated (much in color), 261 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, a bit of age-toning to the pages, minor edgewear to the dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Related item loosely inserted.
First edition. Hardcover. 261 pages. Published in conjuction with an exhibition that ran September 18 through December 31, 1993 at the Ethnographic Museum in Antwerp and then April 20 through September 25, 1994 at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution. Text contributions by M. -L. Bastin, D.P. Biebuyck, A.P. Bourgeois, E. Bruyninx, and others. Includes numerous color photographs by Dick Beaulieux. A very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket that is lightly rubbed and with laid in folded map.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Ethnographic Museum in Antwerp in 1993 and the National Museum of African Art in Washington DC in 1994. A beautiful book that offers an examination of the mask as an artistic product as well as a cultural object. With a number of essays on masks and many stunning color full-page photographs of these beautiful works of art. Laid in is a fold-out map showing regions and ethic groups with drawings of representative mask styles. Bound in grey cloth and in glossy black dust jacket with pictorial covers. Book is in near fine condition. Dust jacket shows evidence of handling but very good. 10 x 13 inches. 261 pages. African Art. ART/010317.
New in Very Good jacket. 9053490671 First Cloth, d.j. 12.75" x 9.75" 262 pages, 110 colour, 55 b/w, 1 line, 8 maps. Includes illustrated color map "Masks from the Zaire Basin" 27.5" x 27.5" laid in. U.S. orders are shipped from N.Y. state.
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