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Erte. Fashion Design / Drawing / Costume Catalogs / Books. 3 Pieces

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Etre – Romain de Tirtoff (1892-1990) – artwork is known and sold worldwide. His career started early when his unique design talents were recognized by well known couturiers in Paris. Over the next 55 years he designed covers for Harpers Bazaar, created original costumes for screen actresses,… Continue reading

Skulls Alan Dudley’s Collection. New Book. Hard Cover

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Skulls, an Exploration of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection. Simon Winchester. A spellbinding exploration of more than 300 different animal crania . . . amphibians, birds, fish, mammals and reptiles. Yikes! Not only informative and a great reference tool but very entertaining. 2012. 256 pages. New in dust cover.

Sacred Sites of the World. Grover. New Book. Hard Cover.

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Sacred Sites of the World: Nirad Grover (author) has explored and visited some of the world’s most spiritual places – Confucius’s Tomb, Kaaba in Mecca, Western Wall in Jerusalem, Stonehenge, Mount Kailash in Tibet, Mount Kenya in Africa plus many more. The photography is stunning! 2010. 160 pages. New in dust cover.

Egyptian Mummies. Brier. Used. Hard Cover

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Egyptian Mummies: Bob Bier. A fun and easily accessible read. Exposes the mysteries, myths, sacred rituals and hieroglyphics. 1994. 352 pages. Used in dust cover. No marks except single label inside front cover.

Shrunken Heads. Castner. Book. New. Hard Cover.

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Shrunken Heads by James Lee Castner: A fascinating read and reference book. Contents: Tsantsa Trophies of Jivaro; Authentication of Shrunken Heads; Shrunken Heads: Yesterday and Today; Unfortunate Anguashi; Portrait Gallery. 2002. 160 pages. Photos: 150 color; 23 B&W. New in dust cover.

Mummies of the World. Wieczorek & Rosendahl. New with Dust Cover.

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If you recognize the cover of this book, you already know how difficult it is to acquire at an affordable price . . or just to find. This compelling book provides a historical, cultural and scientific look at mummies and mummification. As a companion catalogue to the… Continue reading

Oceanic Art. Anthony Meyer. Boxed Set Reference Books. Collectors Edition. New.

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An astonishing wealth of little-known art of Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia is showcased in this revelatory survey, stunningly illustrated with some 800 lavish color plates. Meyer, an American-born art dealer and Paris-based gallery owner, has unearthed South Pacific island treasures including a monumental wood sculpture representing the primordial couple,… Continue reading

Book: Bronzes of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, Beijing China

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Another outstanding reference book. Bilingual (Chinese and English). 108 pages with detailed photographs of bronzes. Covers: Cooking Wares (Ding, Li, Yan), Food Wares (Gui, Dou), Drinking Vessels (Lei, Bu Zun, You, He, Hu, Jue, Gu, Zhi, Jiao, Jia), Water Container (Pan), Weapons (Yue).… Continue reading
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