The Arts of the South Pacific. Jean Guiart.

The Arts of the South Pacific.

New York: Golden Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Jean Guiart's masterpiece--one of the most important books published on Oceanic art . A massive tome on the highlights of Oceanic art. Part One reviews material conditions of Oceanian life, the social & religious systems, etc. Part Two is a Gazetteer of Styles with Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia & Polynesia grouped stylistically. Part of The Arts of Mankind series edited by Andre Malraux and Georges Salles.Thick small folio, 461 pp,102 photographs in both color and black and white. Red cloth, gilt title, no dj. Very good. Item #3247

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