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Item:293262341131Animal Myth and Magic: Images from Pre-Columbian Textiles Author: Moraga, Vanessa Drake Title: Animal Myth and Magic: Images from Pre-Columbian Textiles Publication: Larkspur: Ololo Press, 2005 Description: 160 pp. 155 color plates 10 drawings. 9.5 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition. Animal Myth and Magic explores the central place and significance of animals in the Andean cosmovision through the prism of South American archaeology, anthropology, natural history and mythology. Illustrated with 155 marvelous images from pre-Columbian textiles, this unique anthology discusses over forty-five species, from the hummingbird and butterfly to the llama and jaguar. The depictions-from surreal to naturalistic, awe- provoking to whimsical, abstract to totemic-span a diversity of habitats and 2000 years of culture (Chavín to Inka). -Ololo Press. Seller ID: BOOKS006352I Subject: Pre-Columbian TextilesRugBooks.com | Wesley Marquand Books on Oriental Rugs, Ethnographic Textiles and the Cultures that Wove Them. Dennis B. Marquand Dennis has been collecting Oriental rugs, trappings and textiles since being introduced to them by his fraternity brother in college. In 1985 he founded Oriental Rug and Ethnographic Textile Books which is now the best source for literature on the subject. He has given talks to rug clubs around the United States as well as international conferences and has attended almost every ACOR ICOC since 1983. Charter member of the Textile Museum Associates of Southern California. Wesley B. Marquand Wesley has been working with his father since the age of sixteen publishing and editing catalogs and writing bibliographic descriptions and reviews online. In 1998, with the help of a friend, he launched RugBooks.com and has been in the business for over 20 years buying and selling books on rugs, textiles and the people who wove them. He collects a wide range of rugs and textiles as well as tattoos. Graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. Member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association. Charter member of the Antique Rug & Textile Art Association. Terms PayPal is preferred. All orders ship within two business days. Standard mail is USPS Media Mail. Expedited and international shipping are also available. We offer combined shipping on multiple orders. All items are guaranteed to be as described or they may be returned within 30 days of receipt for a full refund.This listing was created by Bibliopolis.Condition:9.5 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition, Country/Region of Manufacture:United States
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