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National Geographic On Indians Of The Americas. A Color-Illustrated Record

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National Geographic On Indians Of The Americas. A Color-Illustrated Record

by Stirling, Matthew W. Ilustrated By W. Langdon Kihn and H.M. Herget

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Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1957. . A volume in The National Geographic Story of Man Library. Foreword by John Oliver La Gorce. This is the Indian of the Americas: The Navajo artist bent over his work of silver; Tarascan girls at a village fountain; the Eskimo battling a polar bear; the bow-and-arrow stalker in Guiana jungles; the ancient Maya priest decked in writhing quetzal plumes. Illustrated with full-color reproductions of 149 paintings by W. Langdon Kihn and H.M. Herget and eight contemporary Indian painters; 113 photographs in natural color; 130 b/w photographs, maps drawings and diagrams. Salmon color boards with grey cloth spine. Gilt print and decoration to front board and spine. No ownership markings. A nice clean copy.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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Bookseller Inventory #
B002
Title
National Geographic On Indians Of The Americas. A Color-Illustrated Record
Author
Stirling, Matthew W. Ilustrated By W. Langdon Kihn and H.M. Herget
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
National Geographic Society
Place of Publication
Washington, D.C.
Date published
1957
Keywords
North American Indians Eskimos Indian Painters Central and South America Story of Man Library
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