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Felsgravierungen der sudafrikanischen Buschmanner. Auf Grund der von Dr. Emil Holub mitgebrachten Original und Kopien. Von J. V. ZELIZKO. Mit 20 lichtdruck und 8 offsettafeln.
Brockhaus, Leipzig 1925 - Binding Editor Leinwand, illustriert. 2/3 der Rückseitengewebe fehlt. Ecken und Kanten berieben, mit Fransen Tuch. Interior sehr gutem Zustand. Eine dauerhafte Bindung. Die Platten werden durch eine Wicklung, die auf der Beschreibung der Zeichnungen gezeigt wird. ***Description de l'ouvrage en français : Reliure éditeur toile, illustrée. 2/3 du dos toilé manquant. Coins et bords frottés, avec toile frangée. Intérieur très bon état. Très bonne tenue du brochage. Les planches sont introduites par une serpente sur laquelle est indiquée la description des dessins. Texte en allemand. Text in deutch. ABOUT THIS BOOK : "Much has been written concerning the art of the Bushman and its possible relationship to the art of the Paleolithic period in western' Europe. ielizko has profited by all this and expecially by intimate contact with the late Dr. Emil Holub, one of the earliest and best known investigators of the subject in question. In fact his work is based largely on the collections brought back by Holub from his two expeditions to South Africa. These include originals chiseled from the rocks as well as copies. The late Professor Felix von Luschan, who had given much thought to the problem of the Bushman petroglyphs, finally came to the conclusion that they were pre-Bushman. The author doesnot share this opinion. With Holub he believes that the petroglyphs belong to four different epochs recognizable also through differences in technique. He believes that the youngest of these four epochs came to an end only recently, perhaps not more than 100 years ago. It is also pointed out that representations of the human form are of the Bushman type. Both author and publisher are to be congratulated on the fine quality of the plates, which transmit the essence of the originals to a remarkable degree." source : AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. s., 28], George Grant MacCURDY, 1926. Pictures on line coming soon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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