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Art of the Ancient Near East. Praeger Paperback. Used. Seton Lloyd.

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  Author Lloyd has gathered the known facts on the arts of the ancient Near East and has presented them in an interwoven sequence that puts these facts into a proper artistic perspective.  Rich in both black & white and color illustrations. 1969.  302 pages.  Book is in near perfect condition.

Art of the Byzantine Era. Praeger Paperback. Used. David Rice.

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  A complete account of Byzantine art from the reign of Justinian to the fall of Constantinople.  Plates (247 plates, 67 in color) illustrate architectural works, frescoes, mosaics, ivories, chalices, and many other opulent works of art.  A great reference tool.  1963.  286 pages.  Book… Continue reading

Stone Sculpture from Zimbabwe. Shona. Pamphlet. Hayden Galleries.

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  A 16-page pamphlet providing a brief history of Shona sculpture (and stones) plus profiles of four well-known artists along with photos of their works.  There is a substantial bibliography and a list of worldwide exhibits from 1957 through 1988. Hayden Galleries, Amsterdam.  Color and B&W photos. … Continue reading

History of Ancient Pottery Vol 1. Hardback Reproduction Book. Samuel Birch

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  Originally published in 1858, this is a photocopy reproduction of the first of two volumes.  Topics include:  Egyptian and Oriental Pottery (Antiquity of the Art, Glazed Ware & Assyrian Pottery); Greek Pottery (Etymology, Greek Vases, Glazed Vases). 415 pages.  Very readable

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

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  Etre – Roesotericstuff.com 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. … Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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.
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