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Art of Africa: Treasures from the Congo, Cornet, Joseph

Author Name    Cornet, Joseph

Title   Art of Africa: Treasures from the Congo

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good Minus

Edition   First British Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   London, England Phaidon Press Ltd 1971

ISBN Number    0714814962 / 9780714814964

Seller ID   006881

Originally published in French. Printed and presumed bound in Belgium. Brown cloth binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. 11.75 x 10.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 365 numbered pages, and with 180 plates, of which 108 are in color, tipped in,. Also with 4 maps. Gently read. No remainder marks. Previous owner name in neat ink hand at top of front FEP. Else a clean copy. Pictorial DJ showing its age, with evident rubbing and with wear starting along the edges. DJ is price-clipped. A Very Good copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. One of the earliest books on indigenous art in the region of the Congo River, including the former Belgian Congo.

Price = 60.00 USD

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