11 October 2005
COVARRUBIAS, Miguel. Pageant of the Pacific. San Francisco: Pacific House, 1940.
2o. 6 color lithographed maps, laid loose as issued over wooden roller in original printed boards, text volume in wrappers laid in.
These are reproductions of murals--or mural-maps-- that Covarubbias made for the 1939 San Francisco Fair. Each mural has a different theme: "Art Forms of the Pacific", "Fauna & Flora of the Pacific", "Peoples of the Pacific", "Native Dwellings of the Pacific," and "Native Means of Transportation in the Pacific Area."
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