The Spirit of Ancient Peru: Treasures from the Museo Arqueologico Rafael Larco Herrera
Publisher: Thames and Hudson
216 pages with plates, diagrams, maps, illustrations, bibliography and index. Quarto (11 1/4" x 9") issued in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine decorative vignette to front cover. Preface by Isabel Larco de Alvarez-Calderon. Foreword by Harry S Parker. 1st edition.
Contents: The Spirit of Rafael Larco Hoyle: An Introduction by Kathleen Berrin; Rafael Larco Hoyle (1901-1966) by Clifford Evans; Life and Afterlife in Pre-Hispanic Pru: Contextualizing the masterworks of the Museo of Arqueologico Rafael Larco Herrera by Richard L Burger; The Coastal Islands of Peru: Myths and Natural Resources by Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco; Moche Art: Myth, History and Rite by Elizabeth P Benson; Deer Hunting and Combat: Parallel Activities in the Moche World by Christopher B Donnan; Andean Aesthetics by Esther Paztory; Catalogue of Objects by Elizabeth P Benson, Susan E Bergh, Richard L Burger, Heidi King and Joanne Pillsbury.
Jacket price clipped, small chip at spine head else a near fine copy in like jacket.
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