Books on Folk Art & Ethnography at Archway Books


Azimov, Iskander.  Decorative Painting of Uzbekistan  Tashkent: Gafur Gulyam Literature and Art Publishing House, 1987.  Cloth quarto;144 pages; 142 color photos; full text and captions in Uzbek, Russian, and English; fine condition, dust jacket slightly bumped at spine extremities. Survey of decorative painting in Uzbekistan from the 6th century to the present, primarily on buildings. Fortunately there is almost none from the Soviet period.        $22.50

Bossert, Helmuth Theodor.  Ornamente der Volkskunst: Gewebe, Teppiche, Stickereien  Tübingen: Wasmuth , 1949 .  Cloth folio; 21 text pages, 40 leaves of color plates; very good condition in lightly chipped jacket. This volume from Bossert's monumental work on European folk art is devoted to weaving, carpets, and embroidery.        $25.00

Bossert, Helmuth.  Peasant Art of Europe and Asia  New York: Praeger, 1966.  Cloth folio; 16 text pages; 44 plates including 28 in color; very good condition in lightly soiled and worn jacket. Last of the four parts of Bossert's monumental work on European and Asian folk art to be published in English. Textile, ceramic, and other practical folk art, primarily from eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union        $25.00

Dubois, Henri M. .  Monographie des Betsileo (Madagascar)  Paris: Institut d'Ethnologie, 1938.  Cloth quarto; xviii + 1509 pages; 10 b&w photo plates; 3 foldout maps; very good condition. Classic detailed ethnography. Number 34 in the Travaux et Memoires de l'Institut d'Ethnologie, Université de Paris.        $150.00

Ritz, Gislind.  Alte geschnitzte Bauernmobel  Munich: Callwey, 1986.  Cloth quarto; 210 pages; 18 color plates; 314 b&w photos in text; fine condition in slightly worn dust jacket. Survey of European carved folk furniture, focusing on German-speaking regions in the 18th and 19th centuries.        $40.00

Saltykov, A. B..  Russkaia narodnaia keramika  Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik, 1960.  Cloth quarto; 26 pages text, 80 pages of color and b&w photos. Charming presentation of Russian folk ceramics of the 16th through 19th centuries.         $15.00

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