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Book Description Ololo Press, Larkspur, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New dust. 9.5 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition; Illustrated by 155 color plates 10 drawings; Animal Myth and Magic explores the central place and significance of animals in the Andean cosmovision through the prism of South American archaeology, anthropology, natural history and mythology. Illustrated with 155 marvelous images from pre-Columbian textiles, this unique anthology discusses over forty-five species, from the hummingbird and butterfly to the llama and jaguar. The depictions—from surreal to naturalistic, awe- provoking to whimsical, abstract to totemic—span a diversity of habitats and 2000 years of culture (Chavín to Inka). -Ololo Press; 4; 160 pp. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS006352I