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Title: Nieuw-Guineesche Oerkunst.
Description: Deventer, Van Hoeve, 1944. Small 8°., original boards, silhouette of a hand-print on front boards, title on spine, dustjacket. 47pp. numerous ills. on 41 plates out-of-text with captions, text-ills., New Guinea art motifs in black as head-and-tail pieces, 2 full-page sketch-maps, bibliography, extensive footnotes, table of contents, Introduction by K. Herman Bouman. [Vormen en Verbeeldingen in Indonesië, 1]. An introduction on stone-age art-forms in the dutch territory of New Guinea, discussing and describing dutch witnesses of New Guinea rock-paintings, myth of handsilhouettes and style of Taboelietin, Manga art style and her development, rock-paintings found in other areas. Nice copy, WITH dustjacket which is seldomly present. (dustjacket with heavy fraying to spine, tears restored, spotting to lower outer part of dustjacket).

Keywords: primitive art stone age rock painting new guinea oceania mythology taboelen maga cultural heritage history

Price: EUR 55.00 = appr. US$ 59.78 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 47217