Bogota Colombia: Banco de la Republica, 1954. Four near-fine volumes, in Spanish, in tan cloth with brown lettering on the spines and front panels in slightly faded pictorial dustwrappers with photos of native jewelry, with slight chips and rubbing along extremities. The books are oversized, 12" X 9", Vol I, 367 pp, is the text interspersed with 20 tipped-in color and 201 black and white line drawings, with a bibliography. Vol II, Estilo Calima Laminas, includes 300 black and white photogravures. Vol III: Estilo Tolima y Musica Text, 385 pp, many black & white illustrations in the text, bibliography and indes; Vol IV: Estilos Tolima y Muisca Laminas black and white plates. These books represent the most important reference on pre-Hispanic Colombian gold work, scarce in a 4-volume set. A 16-page summary in English is laid in. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: ORFEBRERIA PREHISPANICA DE COLOMBIA: ESTILO ...
Condizione libro: Very Good
Edizione: First editon
Descrizione libro Banco De La Republica Bogota 1954-1966, Madrid, Spain, 1954. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good/Very Good Jackets. Photos/Illustrations (illustratore). First Edition. Quarto, Dust Jackets wrapped in a fresh Mylar protective sleeve. Very nice clean complete set. Estilo Calima 2 volumes: text & plates. Estilos Tolima y Muisca 2 volumes. Extremely scarce work on precolumbian gold work in South America. Scarce as a complete set. Much nicer than usually seen. Barradas was a Prehistorian, born in Cádiz, SW Spain, with an interest in physical anthropology, ethnology, and ethnohistory. He studied natural sciences at the Universidad Central de Madrid, obtaining his doctorate in 1934. As a student he was an assistant with a scholarship at the Museo de Ciencias Naturales and disciple of Hugo Obermaier and Paul Wenet, whose influence was to be decisive in his dedication to prehistoric archaeology. In 1929 he was elected vice-president of the Sociedad Española de Antropología, Etnografía y Prehistoria. After the Civil War, he held several important teaching posts in the Universidad de Madrid and was named Director of the Museo del Pueblo Español in 1939. Codice libro della libreria 022709