Saudades do Brasil: A Photographic Memoir, Claude Levi-Strauss, 1995, HC, NF.

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Levi-Strauss, Claude, and Sylvia Modelski [trans]. Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1995. 
English, Near Fine, HC, 4to, 11 1/4" x 10", 221 pp.
ISBN: 0295974729

Black cloth over board, stamped gilt lettering to spine, very light soiling to front, slight warp to text block, otherwise, superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block, dust jacket and endpapers. Near Fine pictorial dust jacket, featuring a black-and-white photograph by Claude Levi-Strauss to front, white and red lettering to front and spine, white and black lettering to interior flaps and back, light wear, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [6] 221 pp., replete with black-and-white photographs, a map noting the people and places visited by Claude Levi-Strauss between 1935 and 1939, Prologue, "First Look at Brazil," "From the Caduveo to the Bororo," "The World of the Nambikwara," "In Amazonia," and "The Return." From inside dust jacket: "Saudades do Brasil--'nostalgia for Brazil.' from the title of a musical composition by Darius Milhaud--presents 180 of the more than 3,000 photographs Levi-Strauss took in Brazil between 1935 and 1939...Saudades do Brasil will be of interest to anthropologists, photographers, and readers concerned with a part of the world that is geographically remote but globally significant."