100 Great Masterpieces of the Mexican National Museum of Anthropology

By: Bernal, Ignacio

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Publisher's full red and black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, photographic endpapers, printed entirely on thick stock. The volume contains 15 pages of text by Ignacio Bernal; 100 plates (most full-page and in color); and a 20- page index with Commentaries on the Plates. Ignacio Bernal (1910-1992) was an eminent Mexican anthropologist and archaeologist. Bernal excavated much of Monte Albán, originally starting as a student of Alfonso Caso, and later led major archeological projects at Teotihuacan. In 1965 he excavated Dainzú. He was the director of Mexico’s National Museum of Anthropology 1962-68 and again 1970-77. In 1965, he was elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Bernal was awarded the Premio Nacional in 1969. He was a founding member of the Third World Academy of Sciences in 1983.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in virtually perfect condition; unread, tight, square, and clean, but contains a gift inscription which includes an original poem on the first preliminary page. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp

Title: 100 Great Masterpieces of the Mexican National Museum of Anthropology

Author Name: Bernal, Ignacio

Illustrator: Illustrated by Conatantino Reyes

Categories: Art, Antiques & Photography, Archaeology, Philosophy & Social Sciences, Anthropology,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1969

ISBN Number: 0810903490

ISBN Number 13: 9780810903494

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 27118

Keywords: Anthropology; Museums; Science; Mexico; Mexican Art; Mexican Anthropology; Illustrated Books; First Edition; Art;