Art of Northwest New Guinea, Suzanne Greub, 1992, Hardcover, Good

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Greub, Suzanne. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1992
English, Good hardcover, folio,12 ¼” x 9 5/16”, 224 pp.

Good folio, brown paper over boards with white speckled cloth to spine and 1” to panels, stamped dark brown lettering to spine, brown endpapers, edgewear and minimal soiling to bottom edge, soiling to bottom edge text block small area near fore-edge, text block bumping to tail, soiling to top edge text block, top edge near spine, head, dampstain to back panel at top, sharp tips. Good dustjacket with photograph of “God Figure (mon)” 1930 to front, light blue lettering to front, white spine with light brown lettering, shelfwear, edgewear, minimal soiling throughout, minimal rubbing to head and tail. Text in English, edited by Suzanne Greub, essays by noted scholars of ethnology and art history, photographs, replete with nearly 200 full-color and black-and-white plates of objects of ritual or daily use, mostly sculptural figures and painted bark cloths, extraordinary overview on the art of Northwest New Guinea, or present-day Papua, from the late 1800s-1900s.