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1 Highwater, Jamake, illustrations, maps, drawing ARTS of the INDIAN AMERICAS Leaves from the Sacred Tree
New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publ, 1983 
HB. Very Good/Good+. 1st Edition. Remainder. Sm4to from 9-3/4" to 10-1/4". 372 pp, red cloth boards w/silver letters, glossy wht-black dj w/color pictorial frt, prev owner wrote on ffep, rm foot, dj price clipped, adh tape on spine of dj. A comprehensive survey of the Indian arts of the Western Hemisphere f/pre- Columbian times to the present. It is a guide, a study, & a reference to the brilliant arts & crafts of North, Central, & South America with nearly 400 illustrations in black-and-white and color. Author covers the general historical & cultural background of the arts of the Indian Americas by geographical area. He discusses the images, symbols, meanings, & techniques of American Indian art as an intrinsic part of dai ly life, ceremony, religion, & history. Covers basketry, textiles, skinwork, featherwork, beadwork, pottery, carving, sculpture, architecture, mosaics, music, dance, & ritual. 
Price: 22.53 USD
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