The Spirit Within - northwest coast Indian art - NEW, out of print - $75 (Juneau)
"The Spirit Within : Northwest Coast Native Art from the John H. Hauberg Collection." Published by The Seattle Art Museum & Rizzoli. Helen Abbott, Steven Brown (Editor).
Fantastic collection of Alaska, British Columbia, and Washington, Native art: Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Kwakwaka'wakw, Makah, Nuu-chah-nulth.
Virtually all of the objects are presented in full color photographs, often accompanied by historical photographs.
Baskets, argillite, masks, pipes, daggers, screens, rattles, Chilkat robes, bent-corner boxes, model canoes, halibut hooks, button robes, feast dishes, horn spoons, shaman soul catchers, etc. Truly a great book!
Hardcover, 303 pages. This book is in NEW condition (never previously owned). In original factory shrink-wrap, in my heated storage room for the last 15 years.
Published by Rizzoli & The Seattle Art Museum. Dimensions about 11.5 inches x 9.5 inches (this is a big, heavy book).
A catalog of the Hauberg collection, which is at the Seattle Art Museum. Each of the 106 objects is illustrated in color and is accompanied by a short essay by Brown. Brown also wrote several of the longer essays. Other writers are Nora Dauenhauer, Robert Davidson, Robin Wright, Gloria Cranmer Webster, Joe David, and Bill Holm. Several maps are included, as is a bibliography and index.
I can mail this book for $12.35 by flat-rate priority mail box, or $5.50 by media mail (3-5 weeks, a bit faster if you are in Alaska). Questions? Call 907-789-8450
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