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Book Condition: Very Good
Hardcover with dust jacket, glossy illustrated boards, 26.7 by 37 cm, 112 pp., illus. Very good with bumping to the corners and top edge of the boards, bumping with a small split at the head of the spine; the jacket has light edge wear, minor sun fading on the spine panel, and a 4 cm tear at the foot of the spine. Bookseller label for OAN (Oceanie Afrique Noire Books, NYC) on the rear fep. A look at jewelry and adornment in sub-Saharan Africa. Chapters include Jewelry in Africa: Adornment, Wealth, and Status; Beads and Beadwork; Dressing for Ceremonial and Everyday Life; Displaying the Head: African Hats and Headdresses; and Masks and Masquerade. Heavily illustrated in full color with many full-page images.