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Title:Aboriginal Paintings from Australia
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$9.90)
Item ID:SB00-0106357
Publisher:Mentor-UNESCO, New York, 1964
Edition:First American Paperback
Dust Jacket:No
Mentor-UNESCO, 1964, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First American Paperback, Illustrated By: Photographic

IV, 24 pages of text then 28 pages of reproductions of aboriginal paintings, and after the illustration plates there is a fold out page, in three sections, dealing with the contents of the book and a bibliography, introduction by Charles P. Mountford. The text is illustrated with three black-and-white photographs and 28 coloured photographs, three which foldout, of various aboriginal rock art and traditional art on bark. Illustrated front cover, showing a reproduction of rock art with a white and brown background with black and red titles to the front panel and black to the backstrip. A little rubbing in scuffing to the book corners and edges. Slight yellowing of the background colour. Internally the book is clean, bright and tight. " This handsome volume of Australian cave and bark painting features and informative introduction by authority Charles P. Mountford, in which he shows how the art forms of the Aboriginal Australians -- living representatives of a Stone Age culture -- reflect their economic life, that troubled me, their nearly total isolation from alien cultures." -- from the rear book panel. Size: 16mo - up to 6 ¾" tall - Sextodecimo. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Art; Art -- Primitive; Australia; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0106357.
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