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    Miguel Mujica Gallo. The Gold of Peru. Masterpieces of Goldsmith's Work of Pre-Incan and Incan Time and the Colonial Period. Recklinghausen: Aurel Bongers, 1959. Krown & Spellman retail: $100. First english edition. Numbered copy, #128. Folio. 296pp. Publisher's gilt cloth. Pages 27-30 are instead a repeat of 281, 282, 287, and 288. With 146 color plates in the text. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Gallo (1910-2001) founded the "Gold of Peru Museum" in in Lima 1968. It was based on the private collection of Gallo who spent years collecting pieces (often from grave robbers). There was a scandal in 2001 when it was proven that many pieces were fakes.

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    April, 2015
    2nd Thursday
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