THE BAN OF THE BORI: Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa
Edition: First edition.
London: Heath Cranton & Ouseley, no date (1914). Original brown pictorial cloth stamped in black, spine gilt lettered. pp 504 + colour frontispiece with tissue guard and 32 plates containing 60 photos; 47 figures in the text. Spine has minor rubbing at ends, gilt just a little dulled; tissue guard browned; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; slight foxing to top page edges; else a near fine, clean, bright and unworn copy. With nice engraved Canadian West Coast bookplate of Canadian anthropologist T.F. McIlwraith (U of Toronto Professor of Anthropology and author of The Bella Coola Indians, 1948), and one of his folded examination questions from 1951 (U of Toronto) laid in.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.