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Kwakiutl Art

by Hawthorn, Audrey

Condition: Fine (-)/VG (+)


Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979 Nurtured by a benevolent land and guided by a sophisticated mythology, the Kwakiutl Indians of the British Columbia coast developed an art that is characterized by variety, skill, and power. From the collection of Wayne Prescott Suttles, renowned anthropologist, scholar, and linguist regarding many Pacific cultures, and especially the U.S. Pacific Northwest Coast Salish people. His stamp to the ffep. Provenance provided upon request. Dr Suttles is mentioned in the forematter. Condition notes: 272 numbered pp; HB w/DJ. Pages: clean, bright, tight, tan eps, frontis. Cover: red, beautiful native artwork in silver front, silver titles spine; minimal shelfwear, extrems barely worn. DJ: clipped, glossy white, photo of mask front, black titles front/spine; lt edge/shelfwear, edges mildly curling, lt rubbing, front flap creased.
  • Bookseller: Independent Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 035774
  • Title: Kwakiutl Art
  • Author: Hawthorn, Audrey
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine (-)
  • Jacket condition: VG (+)
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0295956747
  • ISBN 13: 9780295956749
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Place: Seattle
  • Date published: 1979
  • Keywords: art, Native-American, Indian
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

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