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Title:Australian Aboriginal Paintings in Western and Central Arnhem Land; Temporal Sequences and Elements of Style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek Art
Price:AUD$59.40 (about USD$39.70)
Category:Art & Design
Item ID:SB00-0118628
Publisher:Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1982
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1982, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

acknowledgements, glossary, references, index, figures, plates. Black coloured endpapers. Colour illustrated frontispiece, showing a rock paintings in the Mimi style, Cadell River. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, and a black and white figures and line drawings. Ochre coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip Illustrated dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. The Australian Aboriginal Paintings was written by an acknowledged authority in this field – the late Eric Brandl. The book comprises comprehensive descriptions and explanations of the rock paintings of the western and central Arnhem Land and nearly 250 striking drawings of the main motives from the paintings, based on accurate tracings from photographs and representing the different Mimi styles and x-ray styles of painting – yams, fishes, frogs, crocodiles, in use, kidneys, kangaroos, bats, people, the Rainbow Snake, and many more." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing to the lower book edges and to the top corners. Very light age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges with sunning of the dustwrapper panel. There is an 'L' shape tear to the top and of the front panel, measuring 0.25 " in either direction. Revised Edition. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [8], 214 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0855751304. ISBN/EAN: 9780855751302. Inventory No: 0118628.
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