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Ewing, Louie. Santa Fe, NM: Laboratory of Anthropology & San Vincente Foundtion, 1947/1949. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 102 pp. 8vo.; 99 pp. 8vo. These two items, which match in height and have similarities in design both have paper covers over boards. Both copies are housed in a custom slipcase with a leather spine and gold embossed titling. Both volumes heavily illustrated with black and white photographs and descriptions of the textiles and their origin. "The Alfred I. Barton Collection of Southwestern Textiles" also contains three color serigraphs by Louie Ewing that reproduce vibrant Pueblo, Navajo, and Rio Grande tribal designs at the beginning of each section illustrating their work.
"Navajo Textile Arts" [Purcell 69] was printed in an edition of 1,250 copies. "The Alfred I. Barton.....
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1969. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printing. xviii, 24 color plates, 653 pp. Folio. White cloth covers with black titling to spine and cover board. Clean and very crisp within. Black paper slipcase in Very Good condition with distinct Bauhaus titling that is the color reverse of the book's cover boards.
Important work on the history and influence of the Bahaus on modern art, architecture, textiles, and design. Fine.