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Santiago de Chile: Banco O'Higgins in association with the museum, 1985. Paperback. 85p., numerous exhibit photos (most in color) plus critical apparatus, printed on glazed alkaline paperstock; a softbound in 11x9.5 inch pictorial wraps with line-maps in two colors, two fold-out leaves showing artists' conceptions of unearthed ancient clothing as.....
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1985. 259p., color plates on glazed stock, double-column text (with sidebars) on matte brown stock, decorated 14x10 inch boards. Corners slightly scuffed with a small ding to spine panel, faint foredge smudge, lacks the jacket, otherwise a very good copy.
San Mateo, CA: Patterson & O'Connell, 1977. Calendar. 28p. calendar, each month illus. with 8-10 panels depicting the life of a prominent Black American (Frances Harper, Duke Ellington, James P. Beckwourth, Charles Spaulding, etc.). Calendar sponsored by Patterson & O'Connell, a San Mateo California funeral home.
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1972. 217p., fine b&w and color illustrations, first edition white cloth boards with red Chinese titles in pictorial dj, 13x10.5 inches. Text in Chinese, staplebound supplemental insert in English and also foldout supplement in Chinese. A fine copy in a utilitarian cardstock slipcase.
Lisbon: ICEP Tourism Information Department / With the supposrt of Air Portugal. 40p., illustrated with profuse color site and exhibit photography with extensive captioning, softbound in 11.5x8 inch pictorial wraps. Covers and to some extent contents show handling crimps, otherwise sound; a clean copy with no ownership marks.
Sevilla: Imp. F. E., 1938. 35p., rubrications and onlay colors throughout, sewn wraps, somewhat edgeworn and dustsoiled, lightly toned else very good condition. Elaborately produced, designed and decorated booklet. Text in Spanish. The "Feast of the Martyrs of Tradition" was an annual Carlist memorial adopted by the Falange...
New York: The Center for Inter-American Relations and The American Federation of the Arts, with the cooperation of the Government of Peru, 1973. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 32p., text and most of the exhibit photography are printed sepia, with a few pale color reproductions, softbound, stapled into 9x8.5 inch decorated wraps.....
Bergamo: Instituto Italiano d' Arti Grafiche, 1963. Magazine. 134p., massive softbound journal in color wraps; profuse color, b&w and sepia exhibit photography on unglazed alkaline paperstock, 13.5x10 inches, a handsome big book with externals in rough condition, expect edgewear, corner-creasing and abrasions to spine panel. First leaf is detached, so.....
Oakland: Tilghman Press, . 10x7 inch funeral hand-fan, stiff cardstock cut in semi-circular shape (10 across, 6 high), illustrated in three colors with a cross on a hill on the front, b&w photos of the funeral owners on rear, photos accompanied by calendars for 1975 & 1976 plus advertising for.....
Glendale, CA: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1935. 40p., 10.5x14.75 inches, profusely illustrated with sepia-toned photographs of the Park, a page of facts at rear including staff and board members, tissue-guard endpapers, first edition booklet/brochure in heavy blue textured and decorated stapled wraps, gilt titles. A little edgeworn with nicks in.....