Babcock, Barbara A. and Guy and Doria Monthan

Published by The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 1986
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED ON THE TITLE PAGE by all three authors/illustrators. 4to. (29 cm.) xix, 201p. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white captioned photos. Part III comprises biographical survey of the artists and Part IV comprises Reference Material: Notes, Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Black cloth with gilt letters on the spine. Just touches of wear to extremities, cloth clean, gilt bright, all illustrations in fine condition, else near fine to fine with no internal markings. Dust jacket shows just touches of shelfwear and is not pirce-clipped. "This [the] first documentation of the Story-teller phenomenon contains a wealth of information for scholars, collectors, and general readers. Barbara Babcock's text links the invention of the Storyteller to Pueblo figurative tradition, traces the revival of figurative ceramics, makes stylistic comparisons, and discusses the artistic contributions of individual artist and Pueblos. Illustrated by award-winning photographer Guy Monthan with descriptive captions for the photos by Doris Monthan." [from the dust jacket] This is an impressive piece of work with excellent information. "By joining forces, the three authors contributed and combined many years of research, documentation, and experience in order to produce this fine book." [Charlene Cerny, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe]. Bookseller Inventory # 008257

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Publisher: The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Guy Monthan

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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