Indian Costumes of Guatemala

Price: 95.00 USD

Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1966. Quarto. x, 154pp., 1 folding map. Original illustrated dustjacket over gray cloth with gilt decor and gilt lettering on green stamped label of spine. Frontispiece. Contains authentic reproductions of sixty-five of these interesting costumes in color, tipped in on sixty full page plates. The original drawings were made from the Indians encountered by Josephine Wood at fairs, market and on the streets of Guatemala City and surrounding villages during her eighteen months' stay in the country. The elaborate descriptions facing the intricate costumes provided by Lilly de Jongh Osborne. The folding map of Guatemala indicates the geographical origins of the respective costumes. DJ rubbed with moderate wear along edges, small chips, tears and some scuffing. DJ in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg.

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