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In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun - Sami and Inuit Art 2000-2005
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In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun - Sami and Inuit Art 2000-2005

By Jean Blodgett, Irene Snarby

Hamilton, Ont.: Art Gallery of Hamilton. Very Good+. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 0919153860 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, no markings. Cover has very light wear to edges and corners. Colour illustrations. 65 pages. The first comparative analysis of contemporary artforms of two cultures: the Inuit people of the Canadian North and the Sami people of northern Scandinavia. Both function as single cultures across national boundaries, yet the Sami have long had regular contact with European civilization. In their contemporary artistic manifestations, both show connections with earlier times as well as clear indications of change. (360os,0514) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 65 pages .

$325.00

Indian Basketry Artists of the Southwest - Deep Roots, New Growth
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Indian Basketry Artists of the Southwest - Deep Roots, New Growth

By Susan Brown McGreevy; Foreword by Kevin Navasie

Santa Fe, N.M.: School of American Research Press. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0933452675 . Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light age tanning to interior. Cover has light scuffing and light soiling to rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Exploring the history and the current renaissance of basket making in the Native American Southwest, this lavishly illustrated volume features the work and words of the contemporary basket makers that participated in a Convocation at the School of American Research. The basket makers range in age from twenty-one to eighty-two and represent the Akimel O'odham, Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo, and Tohono O'odham tribes. (370os,0514) .

$7.95

Sweet Immortality - A Selection of Photographic Portraits

By Douglas Clark

Edmonton, AB: The Edmonton Art Gallery. Good+. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Ex-library book, but still in good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling to outer edge of pages and cover. Cover has light edge and light scuffing. B/w & colout photos. Unpaginated, approx. 35 pages. Various photographers including: Orest Semchishen, Clayton Bailey, Sandra Semchuk, James Lisitza, Nina Raginsky, Jim Breukelman, Chick Rice, Leonad Schlichting, Brian Lavery and several others. (240os,0514) ; Art Exhibition; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages .

$15.95

A GATHERING OF WONDERS Behind the Scenes At the American Museum of Natural  History
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A GATHERING OF WONDERS Behind the Scenes At the American Museum of Natural History

By Joseph Wallace

Griffin. New. 2000. First Edition. Softcover. 0312280394 . New book, small remainder mark to one outer edge, slight shelfwear to cover. "Since it was founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History has stood as one of the world's greatest repositories of scientific information and investigation. This delightful book takes us behind the exhibits and shows us some of the great researchers and fabulous objects from the Museum's past and present......; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Includes: * the famous Oviraptor eggs unearthed in the Gobi desert. * the stunning new Hall of Biodiversity, whose trees hold 411,000 model leaves* the 563-carat Star of India sapphire and the 632-carat Patricia emerald* Katharine Burden's hunt for the Komodo dragon : "Woman Huntress Revolts Against Playing Safe---Kills Huge 'Malay Dragon' " etc......Museum-goers will find their enjoyment enhanced by the wonderful anecdotes and insights, and armchair travelers will find the back-scenes tour enriching and enlightening. " (377) .

$11.95