Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Maori Moko: Tattooing Art

The Maori: Yesterday and Today by James Cowan
Published by Whitcombe & Tombs, 1930. Hardcover 266 pages.

The chapter "Maori Moko: Tattooing Art" makes up sixteen
pages of this 266 page book on the Maori.

Not Currently available.
Here are eight photos from the book:

Thursday, August 18, 2005

Vile Bodies, Waugh Modern Library Edition

[2005aug18003] Waugh, Evelyn. Vile Bodies. New York: Modern Library, 1933. First Thus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth, no dustjacket. Mild bow to flexible cloth covered boards. No writing anywhere. Light scuffing and light soil. A nice copy of this scarce title. $150.00
This book sold.

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Hindu Ascetics

Here the first illustration from Oman book described in the previous post. The first chapter is on asceticism.


Mystics, Ascetics & Saints of India by Oman

The Mystics, Ascetics & Saints of India by J. Campbell Oman. T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1903. Hardcover.
292 pages + ads. 8mo. This copy is not for sale.

A few other copies of this work, available from other dealers, can be found with a search at