Cobre Del Antiguo Peru / The Copper of Ancient Peru
A comprehensive source on Pre-Columbian Peruvian copper. Highly sought after by specialist
Large hardcover 9.5” by 12” coffee table book. Offers a brilliant display of objects
that have been chosen from premiere collections by well established authors to be
artistic and informative, as well as representative of the important place that copper
holds in Peruvian history. The work illustrates the sophisticated techniques and
rich symbolism of the Pre-Columbian Peruvian copper in a beautiful hardbound volume
with exquisite photography. Excellent material analysts on Copper but also includes
Gold and Silver.
Paloma Carcedo Muro; José Antonio de Lavalle Vargas; Rosario de Lavalle de Cárdenas
This is an oversized heavy book.
596 pp.; 207 color plates, interior glossary paper coating, index, biblio.. Text
in Spanish and English. 1998. Cloth 23x30.5 cm.
Depicted on the dust jacket is the most feared Moche deity which goes by the name
of Decapitator God. Mylar protector.