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Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art
Book #: 015847

Author: Wardwell, Allen
Publisher: The Monacelli Press with the Corvus Press
Place: New York
Year: 2009
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 11 5/8″ x 10 1/2″
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 11 5/8″ x 10 1/2″. . Black cloth over boards, 336 pages, extensively illustrated. “Northwest Coast Indian art is famous for its spectacular totem poles, house posts, feast dishes, boxes, and painted house fronts. Less well known but equally important is the art made for use by shamans, particularly those of the Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Haida tribes. This volume presents the first comprehensive illustrated study of the various kinds of painted and carved objects that were carried and worn by shamans as they went about their duties.” In an illustrated dust jacket that is lightly bumped at corners and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz. Category: Art & Design; Indigenous Cultures. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 015847.