African Folk Tales and Sculpture; Bollingen Series XXXII. Selected, Edited, Collaboration, Elinore Marvel, Sculpture, James Johnson.

African Folk Tales and Sculpture; Bollingen Series XXXII

New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 1966. Second printing of Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. xxii + 358 pp. Quarter cloth: black spine with ivory cloth boards; gilt titling to spine and gilt and black illustration to lower corner of upper board. Frontispiece, fold out map, index. From the publisher: "This volume offers a representative collection of native African myths and folktales chosen by the late Paul Radin from the oral tradition of the so-called true Negro tribes of West Africa, the Bantu-speaking tribes of central, east, and South Africa, the "half-hamites" of the Nile headwaters, and the Bushmen and Hottentots of the extreme south and south-west. A glossary of African and other unfamiliar terms is provided. Complementing the tales are over 180 photographs of the sculpture of native Africa ..." Upper board lightly discolored; corners and edges rubbed slightly. Otherwise, a solid and clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket spine a little faded, a few small marks and tears along edges, price clipped.) Large heavy book, may require additional shipping. Item #6171

Price: $30.00