Price: $40.00 USD
Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good
176 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 11" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps. Some additional text in Inuktitut. "The ancient art of Inuit dollmaking is disappearing slowly but surely. The real Inuit play dolls have already come to an end and today, the only dolls that remain are collectors' dolls made by Inuit dollmakers for the southern retail market. We have put this book together, most particularly for the Inuit growing up today, in order to preserve an important part of their cultural heritage." Interior - gift inscrption on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear/wrinkling, minor rubbing.
Title: INUIT DOLLS: REMINDERS OF A HERITAGE.
Edition: First Edition
ISBN Number: 0919952380
Location Published: Toronto, Canadian Stage & Arts Publications: 1988
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Categories: Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art, Canada - Native Peoples
Seller ID: 21724
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