NEGRO ART. The Art of Africa. From the Institute of Ethnography, Leningrad.

The first works of art that were brounght to Europe from Africa were so beautiful and so technically advanced that they were greeted with amazment and disbelief.This book covers mainly the immense range of central African art throughout its development from early cave paintings to the present day,and from the peaceful figures of the Baluba to the threatening,fear-inspiring statuettes of the Bakongo.

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H/b in nice clean decorated boards,in a illustrated d/w,with worn and chipped edges.Size 11×10 pp 167,fully illustrated with fullsized plates many in full colour inc.frontispiece,page map,bibliography,with full notes on all the plates,with full supporting text.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.

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