Art of the Baga: Drama of Cultural Reinvention, Prestel, 1996, Near Fine w/DJ

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Lamp, Frederick, et al. Art of the Baga: Drama of Cultural Reinvention (New York; Munich: The Museum for African Art; Prestel, 1996).
English, a Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, HC, 4to, 12 1/4" x 9 1/4," 267 pp., including illustrations, Glossary, and Bibliography.
ISBN: 3791317253

Off-white cloth-covered boards in a multicolored pictorial paper dust jacket. Black lettering on yellow dust jacket spine. Covers have slight darkening and several small bumps to edges and tips, else clean and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has light rubbing, slight edge wear, slightly bumped tips, and a closed tear at upper tip of fore-edge on back panel, else clean and intact. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with printed photographs and illustrations in black-and-white and color. Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of a show of the same name. This catalogue features the art and cultural history of the Baga people of Guinea, West Africa. Authored by Frederick Lamp with Forewords by Simon Ottenberg and Djibril Tamsir Niane and contributions by Sekou Beka Bangoura, Adolphe Camara, P. E. H. Hair, Djibril Tamsir Niane, "The Baga Youth," and forty Baga consultants.