Item #37009 Zimbabwean Stone Sculpture. Marion I. ARNOLD.

Zimbabwean Stone Sculpture.

Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Square 8vo. xxvi + 230pp. Original black cloth with white titling to spine. Frontis, illustrated in b&w, appendices, glossary of Shona terms. A first edition of this comprehensive study of Shona sculptures, which was originally submitted to the University of South Africa, Pretoria as a dissertation for an M.A. degree in the History of Art under the title "Some Aspects of Iconography in Selected Shona Sculptures". Spine ends and lower corners bumped and lightly rubbed, page edges lightly foxed with a few faint spots - otherwise a tight, bright VG+ copy in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket a little rubbed and chafed at extremities, a few light spots to panels, edges a little creased with a few short closed tears, not clipped, now in mylar). Quite scarce in 1st edition. Item #37009
ISBN: 0869202197

Price: $185.00

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