Lothrop, Samuel K.
Title Pottery of Costa Rica and Nicaragua
Book Condition Very Good
Size Large Octavo
Publisher New York Heye Foundation Museum of the American Indians 1926
Seller ID 000099
i-xxvii; 529 pages. This volume is actually 2 volumes bound as one. The book describes the distribution of of linguistic stocks and tribes, together with a thorough resume of early historical sources covering material culture, manners and religion. This is to put the ceramics of Nicaragua and Costa Rica, which are the subject of the study, into their cultural context. Book is profusely illustrated with photos, drawings and paintings of thousands of vessels and other artifacts, as well as ethnographic maps and drawings and a color linguistics map. Book plate removed from fly-leaf and a Heye Foundation blind stamp on the title page
Archaeology, Ethnology, Art, Ceramics, Costa Rica, Nicaragua