Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

La Sculpture au Congo Belge

Bruxelles: Editions du Cercle d'Art, 1945. Limited First edition. Softcover. 1/1500. Quarto. 65, [7]pp (text), [32] leaves (photographic plates). Original illustrated wrappers. Remarkable monograph on Negro sculpture in Belgian Congo, profusely illustrated with 32 b/w photographic reproductions of African tribal sculptures on wood and ivory. Each photographic plate faces a text page giving the full description of the artwork. One of 1500 copies, of which this is No.1187. Laid in in a glassine envelope, a signed typed letter from Albert O. Louer, Director of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, announcing the upcoming exhibition of African art, along with a 3-page press release and an original b/w photograph of an African mask. Front cover partly stained. Sunning along edges of wrappers. Text pages age-toned along margin. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in good+ condition. g. Item #34807

Price: $225.00

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