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Art That Heals: The Image as Medicine in Ethiopia
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Art That Heals: The Image as Medicine in Ethiopia

By Jacques Mercier, Henri Maldiney

Munich/NY: Prestel and the Museum for African Art, 1997. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., slight signs of use to exterior, some rubbing, surface wear, very small bits of dj corner wear.tightly bound, no writing or markings.; english text.; 128pp., 70 color plates and 54 b/w illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$85.00

El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa
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El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa

By Lisa M. Binder, Editor

NY/Seattle: Museum for African Art in Association with University of Washington Press, 2010. hard cover, illustrated boards..no flaws or wear, clean, no markings, tight binding, an unused copy.; 170pp., illustrated throughout in color. four essays, catalogue, reference material.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$78.00

Weight of Whispers

By Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Nairobi: Kwani Trust, 2006. soft cover, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, creases, tears. tight binding. appears unused.; english text., 71pp., winner of the caine prize, 2003. kwanini? series.. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$45.00

You in America

By Chimamanda Adichie

Nairobi: Kwani Trust , 2006. soft cover, as issued. no flaws or wear. clean, no markings or writing. no bumps, creases or tears. tight binding. appears unused.; english text., 22pp. in the kwanini? series. states that the title was shortlisted for the orange prize.. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Fine. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$42.00

The Ethiopian Church

By Ephraim Isaac, with Marjorie LeMay

Boston: Henry N. Sawyer Company, 1968. hard cover, illustrated boards., only minute wear to some corners, negligible impact. small offset-smudge on title-page. no other flaws or wear. a well preserved, clean copy. no markings. strong binding.; 59pp., 14 tipped-in color plates. 3 b/w illustrations. introduction to the christian religion of ethiopia, its history, how it is distinct from the copts.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Oblong 8vo.

$48.00

African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia

By Marilyn Heldman, Stuart C. Munro-Hay, et al.

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. soft cover. gift inscription on half-title page. only very slight exterior rubbing, truly minor. no other flaws. no other writing or markings. tight sewn binding.; xi-272pp., illustrated throughout in color, some b/w., contains seven essays and six catalogue sections authored by nine contributors. examines ethiopian christian art with its coptic, nubian, byzantine influences.. First Edition, U.S., Softcover. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$52.00

The Sign of the Leopard: Beaded Art of Cameroon

By Tamara Northern

Storrs, CT: The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, 1975. soft cover, as issued., corners bumped with some internal echoes. else, minor exterior rubbing, wear. no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, sturdy sewn binding.; english text. loaned from cameroon collections of the linden museum stuttgart.; 136pp., 150 b/w illustrations, 4 color plates, and a number of b/w figures, photos. catalogue, reference material.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$42.00

The Heart of Libya: The Siwa Oasis, Its People Customs and Sport

By G. E. Simpson

Tripoli, Cairo, London: Darf Publishers, 2005. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings. strong binding.; reissue of the 1929 original.; 207pp., 24 b/w illustrations.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$68.00

Excursions Along the Nile: The Photographic Discovery of Ancient Egypt
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Excursions Along the Nile: The Photographic Discovery of Ancient Egypt

By Kathleen Stewart Howe and Michael G. Wilson

Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1994. wrappers, sewn and glued., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding, no bumps or creases, an unusually well preserved copy.; 175pp., 106 plates, 9 figures, map. catalogue, reference material. exhibition of 19th century photographs of egypt by assorted, mostly visiting photographers.. First Softcover Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$52.00

Franzosen, Briten Und Deutsche Im Rifkrieg 1921-1926: Spekulanten Und Sympathisanten, Deserteure Und Hasardeure Im Dienste Abdelkrims

By dirk Sasse

Munchen: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 2006. hardcover, illustrated boards., no flaws - clean, unmarked, tightly bound.; german text.; 432pp.; pariser historische studien herausgegeben vom deutschen historischen institut paris, band 74. der rifkrieg, 1920s morocco.. Erste Auflage. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

objects as envoys: cloth, imagery, and diplomacy in madagascar.

By christine mullen kreamer and sarah fee (editors).

Washington, D. C. And Seattle: National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution in Association with University of Washington Press, 2002. wraps/folded card covers, as issued.; a fine copy, no flaws.; 205pp., 97 illustrations in color, b/w. several very interesting, well researched articles on madagascar, it's textiles, the roles of various foreigners and the malagasy diaspora. unusually handsome effort.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$20.00