Tailed Head-Hunters of Nigeria. An account of an official's seven…

Tailed Head-Hunters of Nigeria. An account of an official's seven years' experiences in the northern Nigerian pagan belt, and a description of the manners, habits, and customs of some of its native tribes

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Second edition, with new author Preface (first also 1912). Original terra cotta cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp xvi, 17-(342 ), (10, ads) + 16 pp publisher's catalogue + 36 illustrations on 30 plates and one folding map at rear; 2 illustrations in text, indexed. Light offset tanning to endpapers, else a fine, bright & tight copy, no flaking to the gilt cover stamping. With nice engraved Canadian West Coast bookplate of Canadian anthropologist T.F. McIlwraith (U of Toronto Prof. of Anthropology, author of The Bella Coola Indians, 1948).

Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

Book ID: 30212
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