Included are both the first and the second volume of the splendidly produced "El Traje Indígena en México - Indian Dress in Mexico" series. Vol.1:Elephant Folio. (1965-1966). Housed in the original illustrated black cloth box, measuring approximately 16.5x 22". Magenta and white on the front cover with black and gold lettering. Includes two softcover text volumes (one in English and one in Spanish), both 102 (1)pp., and 84 loose plates, as issued. Impressive work on Indian dress in Mexico, profusely illustrated with 30 stunning color lithographs of traditional clothing (each lithograph measuring 21.5" x 16 1/4"), 48 b/w drawings of patterns on graph paper, and 6 b/w photographic reproductions of Indian ornaments (each of the 54 plates measuring 15 1/2" x 11 3/4"). This fascinating study is meant to acquaint people with Indian clothing and weaving. Age wear on box case with rubbing along edges, and lower edge split. Minor soiling on covers. Text in Spanish and English. Box in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition.Vol.2:Elephant Folio. (1968). Housed in the original illustrated blue cloth box, measuring approximately 12x 16". Tan, with red and black lettering on the front cover. Includes a single softcover bilingual volume, with text side by side in English and Spanish, 112pp. (1), and 71 loose plates in total (each measuring approximately 11.5x 15.5"). 36 of those are b/w drawings of the clothes on "graph paper", analyzing the patterns, dimensions and other technical aspects in great detail, 5 plates of b/w photographic reproductions of necklaces and other ornaments, and an addition 40 plates of color lithographic illustrations of the clothing. Box with some light smudges and sunning to the front cover, and some splitting along some edges. Light creasing to the bottom left corners of the b/w photographic plates. Images unaffected. Box in good, interior with text volume in very good+, plates in very good+ to near fine condition overall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: El Traje Indígena en México - Indian Dress ...
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia S. E. P.
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: fair to near fine
Edition: First edition.
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