Solomon Islands Art: The Conru Collection," published by 5 Continents, Italy,
2008, 202 pages, large hardcover with dust jacket, 12.75" by 10.25". Text in
Italian. Exceptional book showcasing a major collection of indigenous artworks
from the Solomon Islands archipelago, most collected in the early days of
Pacific exploration, and encompassing a broad range of artefacts: talismans,
spears, carvings, jewelry, skull houses, clubs and wands, utensils, canoe
paddles, and more. Beautifully printed and designed, with over 150 rare designs
depicted in color, all identified. Exemplary book, among the best on the
subject. In excellent condition save for teeny tear at top of spine.
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