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Africa Adorned
by Angela Fisher
Hardcover: 304 pages
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810918234; (December 1984)
Africa: Arts and Culture
Africa: Arts and Culture
by John Mack, British Museum
Hardcover from Oxford University Press
Book Published: February, 2001
Africa Art and Culture: Ethnological Museum, Berlin
Africa Art and Culture: Ethnological Museum, Berlin
by Hans-Joachim Koloss, Ethnologisches Museum Berlin
Book Description: One of the leading collections of African art in the world, the African collection at Berlinâ€ôs Ethnological Museum contains important masterpieces from many different regions of the continent. 

This stunning book includes more than two hundred color and black-and-white reproductions of masks, ceremonial figures, musical instruments, and objects of everyday life from throughout Africa. Among the jewels in the museum are the Ife Collection from Nigeria; rare Benin bronzes; Afro-Portuguese ivories; magical figures from the Lower Congo and a host of East African sculpture and masks that have gained increasing attention in recent years. Essays by leading ethnologists supply important cultural and historical information on each region, as well as fascinating insights into the ways European and African art have traded influences over the centuries. 
Hardcover from Prestel USA
Book Published: October, 2002

Africa: The Art of a Continent
by Tom Phillips (Editor), et al
(Paperback - March 1999)

African Art in the Cycle of Life
by Roy Sieber, Roslyn Adele Walker, National Museum of African Art (U.S.), Roy Sieber Walker
Paperback from Smithsonian Institution Press
Book Published: September, 1987

African Elegance
by Ettagale Blauer
Paperback from Rizzoli
Book Published: January, 2004

Baule - African Art, Western Eyes
by Susan Mullin Vogel
Hardcover - 256 pages (October 1997)
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300073178

African Royal Court Art
by Michele Coquet, Jane Marie Todd (Translator)
Hardcover: 200 pages
University of Chicago Press (Trd); ISBN: 0226115755; (December 1998)

The Art of African Textiles
by John Picton (Editor)
(Paperback - January 2000)

African Forms: The Traditional Design and Function of Objects
by Marc Ginzberg, et al
(Hardcover - December 2000)

Art and Craft in Africa: Everyday Life Ritual Court Art
by Laure Meyer
Paperback: 207 pages
Terrail; ISBN: 2879390982; (May 1995)

Africa: An Artist's Journal
by Kim Donaldson, Robin Russell
Hardcover: 240 pages
Watson-Guptill Pubns; ISBN: 0823001571; (April 2002)

Animals in African Art: From the Familiar to the Marvelous
by Allen F. Roberts, et al
(Hardcover - August 1997)

Africa : The Art of a Continent
by Tom Phillips (Editor), Royal Academy of Arts(Great Britain)
Hardcover - 620 pages (August 1997)
te Neues Publishing Company; ISBN: 3791316036

African Rock Art : Paintings and Engravings on Stone
by David Coulson, Alec Campbell
Listed under Prehistoric Rock Art

African Masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva
by Iris Hahner-Herzog, Maria Kecskesi, Lazlo Vajda, John will Gabriel
Hardcover - 288 pages (April 1998)
International Book Import Service, Inc.; ISBN: 3791318063

African Art : An Introduction (World of Art)
by Frank Willett
Paperback - 288 pages Revised edition (October 1993)
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500202672

African Designs from Traditional Sources.
by Geoffrey Williams
Paperback - 200 pages (November 1971)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486227529

African Designs of the Congo, Nigeria, the Cameroons and the Guinea Coast (International Design Library, Collected Edition)
by Caren Caraway
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.60 x 10.99 x 8.38 
Publisher: Stemmer House Pub; ; (November 1987)
ISBN: 0880450932

African Printed Textile Designs (International Design Library Series)
by Diane V. Horn
Paperback (November 1996)
Stemmer House Pub; ISBN: 0880451351

African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire (American Museum of Natural History)
by Enid Schildkrout, Curtis A. Keim
Hardcover from Amer Museum of Natural History
Book Published: July, 1990

African Sculpture Speaks
by Ladislas Segy

The Art of African Textiles
by Duncan Clarke, Joann Padgett (Editor)
Hardcover - 128 pages (November 1997)
Thunder Bay Press; ISBN: 1571451323
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The Art of Benin
by Paula Girshick Ben-Amos 

Black Africa: Masks Sculpture Jewelry
by Laure Meyer
Paperback: 224 pages
Terrail; ISBN: 2879390354; Reissue edition (December 1995)

A Collector's Guide to African Sculpture (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
by Theodore Toatley, Douglas Congdon-Martin
Hardcover from Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Book Published: 01 February, 2000
Special Order

Ethiopian Art: The Walters Art Museum
by Gary Vikan, Kelly Holbert, Getatchew Haile
Hardcover from Third Millennium Pr
Book Published: October, 2001

Ethiopian Icons : Catalogue of the Collection of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies Addis Ababa University
by Stanislaw Chojnacki, Addis Ababa University, Carolyn M. Gossage
Hardcover from Skira
Book Published: January, 2001
Out of Print

A History of Art in Africa
by Monica Blackmun Visona (Editor), Robin Poyner, Herbert M. Cole, Michael D. Harris
Hardcover - 544 pages (September 1, 2000)
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810934485

Inventing Masks: Agency and History in the Art of the Central Pende
by Z. S. Strother
Central Pende masquerading, Zaire
Hardcover: 440 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.02 x 7.35 x 10.42
University of Chicago Press; ISBN: 0226777324; (January 1998)

Living in Morocco: Design from Casablanca to Marrakesh
by Landt Dennis, Lisl Dennis (Photographer)
Paperback: 252 pages
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500282641; Revised edition (May 28, 2001)

Masks of Black Africa
by Ladislas Segy
Paperback - 248 pages (August 1975)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 048623181X

Mbuti Design: Paintings by Pygmy Women of the Ituri Forest
by Georges Meurant, Robert Farris Thompson, Robert F. Tho
Hardcover from Thames & Hudson
Book Published: April, 1996

Millefiori Beads from the West African Trade (Beads from the West African Trade, Vol VI)
by John Picard, Ruth Picard, Jamey D. Allen
Paperback from Picard African Imports
Book Published: March, 1991

Radiance from the Waters: Ideals of Feminine Beauty in Mende Art
(Yale Publications in the History of Art, No 34)
by Sylvia Ardyn Boone

Reading the Contemporary : African Art from Theory to the Marketplace
by Olu Oguibe (Editor), Okwui Enwezor (Editor)
Paperback: 348 pages
MIT Press; ISBN: 0262650517; 1 Mit Pr edition (May 5, 2000)

The Royal Arts of Africa : The Majesty of Form (Perspectives)
by Suzanne Preston Blier, Susanne P. Blier
Paperback - 272 pages (March 1998)
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810927055

Shields: Africa, Southeast Asia, and Oceania
by Purissima Benitez-Johannot, et al
(Hardcover - August 2000)

Speaking With Beads: Zulu Arts from Southern Africa
by Jean Morris (Photographer), Eleanor Preston-Whyte
(Paperback - September 1994)

Symbols of Africa
by Heike Owusu
(Paperback - May 2000)

The Spirit of African Design
by Sharne Algotsson, et al
(Hardcover - September 1996)

Spirits in Stone: The New Face of African Art
by Laura J. Ponter, Mike Spinelli (Photographer), Ashley Ponter (Photographer), Hope Tinney (Photographer)
Paperback - 216 pages 2 edition (November 3, 1997)
Ukama Press/Zimbabwe Sculpture, Inc.; ISBN: 1881407500
Traditional African Designs (Dover Design Library)
by Gregory Mirow
Paperback - 48 pages (May 1997)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486296229 
The Tribal Arts of Africa
by Jean-Baptiste Bacquart
Hardcover - 240 pages (November 1998)
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500018707

Ancestral Art of Gabon : From the Collections of the Barbier - Mueller Museum
by Louis Perrois
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Art of Africa
by Jacques Kerchache, Jean-Louis Paudrat (Contributor), Lucien Stephan (Contributor)
Hardcover - 619 pages (April 1993)
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810906287
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Ethiopian Icons : Catalogue of the Collection of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies Addis Ababa University
by Stanislaw Chojnacki, Carolyn M. Gossage (Contributor)
(Hardcover - January 2001)
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Face of the Gods : Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas
by Robert Farris Thompson
The arts and rituals of the black communities of Africa the Western Hemisphere.
Hardcover: 334 pages
Prestel USA; ISBN: 3791312812; (October 1993)
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