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Book Description Espejo de Obsidiana Ediciones, Monterrey, Mexico, 1997. Hardcover. Ivory cloth/boards with cream lettering. Color-illus. dj with black lettering on ivory spine. 351 pp. with color illustrations and maps. Text in Spanish. Ivory carvings, mostly religious, from the East Asian colonies of Spain and Portugal. Most are from the Hispanic Philippines, but several are Cingaloportuguese (Sri Lankan), Indoportuguese (Subcontinent India; Goa was a big Portuguese area in India); and some are Christian carvings from China. The two main sections provide the characteristics of the predominant style and the representation of the iconography. Each of the 204 plates is well-annotated. With gorgeous, clear color photographs by Jose Ignacio Gonzalez Manterola, a Prologue by Guillermo Tovar de Teresa. Included is a bibliography and an index of proper names. An exquisite catalogue. VG-/VG- (Clean, unmarked interior but with slightly cocked binding; dj has light rubbing). Seller Inventory # 148395
Book Description Espejo de Obsidiana Ediciones, 1997. Unknown Binding. Condition: Used: Good. 1. ed. Seller Inventory # SONG9686258590