SPRATLING, William, and ALVAREZ BRAVO, Manuel
Title: More Human Than Divine, An Intimate and Lively Self-Portrait in Clay of a Smiling People From Ancient Vera Cruz
Seller ID: 50535
SPRATLING, WILLIAM, and ALVAREZ BRAVO, MANUEL. More Human Than Divine, An Intimate and Lively Self-Portrait in Clay of a Smiling People From Ancient Vera Cruz, Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1960. Quarto, first English edition of 2000, pp. 30, 64 photo plates in duotone and sepia, sepia frontispiece of a kneeling youth, black cloth boards with gilt-stamped reproduction of a child figure, gilt lettering on spine. As the title indicates, the photos are of clay artwork from ancient Vera Cruz, presented against no background. The people who created the artwork are named for the town near which these sculptures were found -- the Remojadas. Condition of this book: Very good book in a dust jacket that is chipped and split in two at the spine.