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Pre-Columbian Art, First Edition



Pre-Columbian Art, New York: Phaidon Publishers, Inc., 1957. First edition hardcover with skip case. 285 pp. A vintage book cataloguing Robert Woods Bliss' collection of Pre-Columbian art. Bliss fell in love with the art and started collecting it while visiting Paris in 1912. His collection is at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. It includes carved and pottery figurines, masks, jewelry, pottery, textiles and much more. The book includes 270 illustrations and a catalogue of the 373 pieces from his vast collection. NPT Books, a division of N.P. Trent Antiques, has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.


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    Height: 13.25 in. (33.66 cm)Width: 9.75 in. (24.77 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
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    slip-case shows signs of age, book is in excellent condition.
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    valatie, NY
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    Seller: NP-492-1st1stDibs: LU260518055443

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NPT Books

NPT Books, a division of N. P. Trent Antiques, was established in 1982 and serves clients in the US and around the world. We offer a large selection of used and out of print books mainly concentrating on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a large focus on 1st editions, signed and rare limited editions. Member of The Art and Antique Dealers League of America since 1996.
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