Island of Bali – Miguel Covarrubias (1937) (1st ed)

S$180.00

Island of Bali – Miguel Covarrubias (1937) (1st ed)

S$180.00

Title: Island of Bali

Author: Miguel Covarrubias, Rose Covarrubias (photographs)

Publisher: Cassell and Company, 1937. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good. Some wear, slight foxing and tanning to prelims, but text clean and binding tight. With a foldout map of Bali and numerous photographs and illustrations. A classic work on Bali. 405 pp, plus an album of photographs and a glossary. App 10″ by 6″.

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About the book (from Goodreads):

First published in 1937, Island of Bali has come to be regarded as a classic work on the Balinese people and their civilization. Written with remarkable clarity, Covarrubias describes the geography and nature of the island, along with the history of the people, providing a thorough account of the community, family, and individual in all spheres of Balinese life.

Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957) was born in Mexico City and was an author, painter, caricaturist, and professor of art history at the National School of Anthropology in Mexico City.