THE MAGIC LEAVES: A HISTORY OF HAIDA ARGILLITE CARVING.

By: Macnair, Peter L. and Hoover, Alan L.

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211 pp, 10 1/2" H x 9 11/16" D. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; The Reif Collection; Argillite: The Material; The Form of Haida Art; The Haida and Tobacco; A Chronology For Argillite Artifact Types; Ceremonial Pipe Forms; Haida Panel Pipes; Ship Pipes; Animal Form Bowls; Euro-American Figures; Western Tableware; Recorders; Early Trade Pipes; Early Totem Poles; Chests and Model Houses; Haida Plates and Platters; Haida Figures and Figure Groups; Late Trade Pipes; Late Poles; Late Platters, Chests and Other Objects; Appendix - A History of the Study of Argillite; Reference. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, a few very small scuffs and indentations on rear cover.

Title: THE MAGIC LEAVES: A HISTORY OF HAIDA ARGILLITE CARVING.

Author Name: Macnair, Peter L. and Hoover, Alan L.

Categories: Native Peoples, Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art, Canada - Native Peoples, Canada - British Columbia,

Edition: First Printing.

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1984

ISBN Number: 0771884079

ISBN Number 13: 9780771884078

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 25160

Keywords: Haida Indians, Native peoples, Canada, Canadian, Sculpture, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Islands, Stone carving, Tobacco, Pipes, Totem poles, Shale, Pacific Northwest Coast, Argillite, Haida Art, Ceremonial Artifacts, Trade Goods, Chests, Model Houses, Plates, Platters, Figural Carvings.,