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Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks by  Michael Douglas (1929-    ) Coe - First - 1975 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS005448)

Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks

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Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks

by Coe, Michael Douglas (1929- )

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30 pages with 17 color loose plates. Elephant folio (17 1/2" x 12") issued in original publisher's hard bound slipcase. First edition.

The Center for Pre-Columbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks is fortunate to have in its collection an outstanding group of ceramics from the Classic Maya civilization, which flourished from about AD 300 to 900 in southern Mexico and Central America. Seventeen of these are illustrated and described in this catalog. Those few vases not shown are (1) already published in sufficient detail, (2) of slight artistic or iconographic interest, or (3) so much restored as to show little of the Maya artist's intention. It was believed that publishing these magnificent works of art in the fullest form possible, a contribution will be made to the study of this extraordinary native American civilization.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
BOOKS005448
Title
Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks
Author
Coe, Michael Douglas (1929- )
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good to Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dumbarton Oaks
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Date Published
1975
Pages
30 pages with 17 color loose plates.
Size
Folio
Keywords
MAYA
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Anthropology;
Size
Folio

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