Images of Power. Understanding Bushman Rock Art. – David Lewis-Williams & Thomas Dowson.

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“Drawing on comprehensive and largely unpublished records of Bushman beliefs which were recorded verbatim during the 1870s as well as on modern research done with the living Kalahari Bushmen. Essentially the work of medicine people or shamans, these striking pieces of art depict trance visions and symbols of supernatural potency enable us to understand previously puzzling issues such as the strange relationships between humans and animals and puzzling geometric patterns.” Some light foxing to end papers. Mild cockling to the lower edges of the rear prelims. Numerous illustrations and a few colour photographs. 196 Pages. Contents clean and binding sound. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. Condition: Good. Good. Sunning to spine. Some foxing to the verso. Some light creasing to the laminate, mostly to the rear flap. Hardcover. Edge-wear to extremities. Some pale discolourations marks to front board.

Publisher: Southern Book Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Date Published: 1989
Publication Place: Johannesburg
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Edge-wear to extremities. Some pale discolourations marks to front board.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good. Sunning to spine. Some foxing to the verso. Some light creasing to the laminate, mostly to the rear flap.

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Weight 1100 g