The Sacred Drum. A collection of stories based on folklore of Central Africa.

£15.00

Based on intensive research of legends of Matabeleland, Mashonaland and Northern Rhodesia,this collection of stories should have a wide appeal.The social system of the native is described, dealing with such subjects as magic, witchcraft and inherent superstitions; of cruelty and the utter disregard of human life. Native customs, taboos and prohibitions are brought out in their true light in a fascinating and instructive manner.”The Sacred Drum” will be of absorbing interest to anyone interested in African cultures and customs.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a illustrated d/w,a little grubby ,edge and corner wear,chipped and small tears,with some small loss.size 10×8 pp 168,bibliography.Some plates as reproduced woodcuts.hinges strong.Binding good to firm.d/w internally foxed.Prelims and endpapers slightly hand-soiled.otherwise clean and bright throughout.

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