Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1929. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo in pictorial yellow wrappers, xii, 116 pages + 15 page self-wrappered index pamphlet enclosed in the portfolio. 101 loose plates in the portfolio (as issued, with original tissue guards present). Paste-board portfolio somewhat worn and lightly soiled; small tear from the rear wrapper of the book; a little light wear; a very good copy. Item #14241
An attractive archaeological study of monumental prehistorical art in Colombia and its diffusion from the ethnologist Preuss (1869-1938). Pencil signature dated April 8, 1951, of Berkeley archaeologist John Howland Rowe (1918-2004)--who also did field work in Colombia--on the front wrapper of the index volume and the title page of the text volume.