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[AFRICAN AMERICANA - ART]. SWEENEY, James Johnson (1900-1986), editor. African Negro Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1935.

8vo (187 x 253 mm). Half-title, photographic plates, 2 tipped in maps, tipped in corrections & additions sheet. (Half-title page with clipped corner.) Original publisher's cloth backed orange paper bards (a few scuffs, bumped corners). 

FIRST EDITION of curator Sweeney's survey of sub-Saharan African art. The work includes an essay by Sweeney, previous exhibitions of African Art, a list of museums containing collections of African Art, and a catalog organized by country (many still listed by their colonial names). 

Estimate: $100 - $150
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$128
02/26/2021

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