LEINS, I: Celts: Art and Identity (British Museum, 2015)

Leins, Ian. Celts: Art and Identity. London: British Museum, 2015. ISBN: 9780714128375. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#26516) $22.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Accompanied the Celts: Art and Identify exhibition at the British Museum (24 September 2015-31 January 2016. Topics include a connected Europe, the impact of Rome, the Christian World and more. Bibliography. 56p.

ASIAN ART MUSEUM: China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103)

China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103), coverAsian Art Museum. China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103). The Examiner and the Asian Art Museum, 2013. Unmarked. Very Good. Tabloid. (#26514) $15.00

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Tabloid style booklet that accompanied this February 22-May 27, 2013 exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Articles on the exhibition and the museum. Illustrated throughout. Advertisements. 24p.

GIEDION, S: The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art (Mellon Lecture)

The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art (Mellon Lecture), book coverGiedion, S. The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art. Bollingen Series, Pantheon Books, 1962. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Unclipped dust jacket under clear, protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26505) $32.00

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Text of the 1957 A. W. Mellon Lecture in the Fine Arts.

More than 500 illustrations, including 20 in color.

Contents: Art: A Fundamental Experience; The Means of Expression in Primeval Art; Symbolization (consisting of The Symbol in Primeval Art, Hands as Magic Symbols; Manifold Meanings of Circular Forms, Fertility Symbols, The Great Symbols); The Human Figure (consisting of Venus Figurines, Figures Without Heads; Female and Male Reliefs; Masks and Hybrid Creatures, and Hybrid Creatures); and The Space Conception of Prehistory.

MANSIR, AR: A Modeler’s Guide to Ancient and Medieval Ships to 1650

Mansir, A. Richard. A Modeler’s Guide to Ancient and Medieval Ships to 1650. A Moonraker Publication, 1981. ISBN: 0940620057. Unmarked. Partial price sticker on back cover. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26495) $12.00

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Section of color plates and B/W plates throughout. References. 64p. Index.

Topics include migrations, Rome, Byzantium, exploration, guns and armaments, masting and rigging, and more.

ACEVEDO, CA: Elementos de Historia de Mexico (Epocas Prehispanica y Colonial)

Elementos de Historia de Mexico (Epocas Prehispanica y Colonial), book coverAcevedo, Carlos Alvear. Elementos de Historia de Mexico (Epocas Prehispanica y Colonial). Mexico City: Editorial Jus, 1958. Unmarked text. Tercera Edicion. Significant tanning around the edges. Good. Paperback. (#26447) $15.00

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Text in Spanish. 492p.

This book is a history of Mexico from pre-Hispanic times to the end of the nineteenth century. Its aims to examine how the nation was shaped from the perspective of the interaction and fusion of two cultures, indigenous and Spanish.

MUIJICA GALLO, M: Gold of the Andes: Treasures of Peru. A special exhibition

Mujica Gallo, Miguel. Gold of the Andes: Treasures of Peru. A special exhibition of works of art from the collection of Senor Miguel Mujica Gallo, presented through the courtesy of the Republic of Peru and under the patronage of His Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of Peru, Senor Fernando Berckemeyer. Imprimerie Laconti, 1963. Unmarked.Very Good. Paperback. (#26446) $12.00

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Includes a loose postcard with the cover image.

SHOT: Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2)

Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2), book coverStaudenmaier, John M. (editor). Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2). Society for the History of Technology/Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26384) $12.00

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Illustrated. Reviews. Advertisements.

Articles include “Plantation Factories: Science and Technology in Late-Eighteenth Century Cuba” by Maria M. Portuondo, the rise and demise of the outside fire escape by Sara E. Wermiel, Randall Patnode on the radio and the press in the 1920s, Thomas C. Lassman on Edward Dondon at Westinghouse, James Frederick Edwards on Building the Great Pyramid and more.