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Author: Frazer, Sir James George:
Title: Garnered Sheaves - Essays, Addresses and Reviews.
Published: London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1931.
Classification: Catalogue 22 - Supernatural
Description: First edition. xi, 538 pp + 2 pp ads. Contents: Part I Essays - On Certain Burial Customs as Illustrative of the Primitive Theory of the Soul; The Prytaneum, The Temple of Vesta, The Vestals, Perpetual Fires; Taboo, the Language of Animals, Some Popular Superstitions of the Ancients, A Folk-Lore Medley, Ceremonies of the Central Australian Tribes, The Cursing of Venizelos, Mental Anthropology, Sir Baldwin Spencer, William Wyse. Part II - Addresses. Part III - Reviews - including A Liberian Tribe, Negroes of the Ivory Coast, Witch-Bound Africa, Pygmies & Bushmen, Vanishing Tribes of Kenya, Folk-Lore of Bombay, Head-Hunters of Formosa, A Year Among the Maoris etc. Part IV - Notes. Front and bottom edges untrimmed with some spots of foxing. Text very clean throughout. Previous owner's bookplate on fep. dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Overall condition VG to VG+. No dust wrapper.
Book Number: #5579
Price: € 63.50
   

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