Essai sur les Arts Plastiques Vivants en Republique du Tchad [drop title] [Cover title: Les Arts Vivants en République du Tchad]

[Dakar? Compagnie Française de l'Afrique Occidentale, 1966]. First Edition. Uncommon exhibition catalog issued in conjunction with the Festival des Arts Nègres, held in Dakar, 1966, this to accompany the exhibition of works from Chad. Introductory text provides a short overview of the various materials and skills used, including gourds, embroidery, metalworking, jewelry, leather, basket-weaving, and Arabic manuscripts. Uncommon: OCLC locates 5 copies as of October, 2016, the Smithsonian only in North America. Folio (31cm.); original drab staplebound mimeographed wrappers; unpaged; chiefly illus. throughout. Several shallow losses and one long closed tear along wrapper extremities, none touching text, some dampstaining to wrappers, more noticeably to rear cover; contents about fine. Good or better overall.

Price: $60.00

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