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Bambara Sculpture from the Western Sudan

by Robert Goldwater

112 b/w illustrations highlight this volume which was published to accompany The Museum of Primitive Art's exhibition of Bambara art, the first comprehensive showing ever organized. Illustrations include a map of the Bambara area, scene of dwellings and individuals, headpieces, masks, ancestral figures, door locks, staffs, marionettes, fertility figures and more. 64 pages. 8.75" by 11.25". 

Published by University Press. New York, NY. 1960. 

Hardback  is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Blue boards show minor edgewear and light scuffing to the front with additional scuffing to the rear where there is a prominent black spot. 
  • Finish from the corners is worn. 
  • Spine has black inked lettering and wear along the shoulders. 
  • Binding is firm. 
  • Illustrations are clean. 
  • Pages 56/57 and 48/49 show residue from paste along the gutters; page 48 shows a faint black stain. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Art & Photography
Topic: Anthropology
Year Printed: 1960
Author: Robert Goldwater
Place of Publication: New York NY
Publisher: University Publishers
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