Myth, Religion, and Mother Right. Selected Writings of Johann Jakob Bachofen; Bollingen Series LXXXIV. J. J. . Translated from BACHOFEN, Ralph Manheim., Joseph Campbell, Johann Jakob Bachofen.

Myth, Religion, and Mother Right. Selected Writings of Johann Jakob Bachofen; Bollingen Series LXXXIV

New York, NY: Princeton University Press, 1967. First English language edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. lviii + 310pp. Brown publisher's cloth with gilt lettering to spine, endnotes, list of works cited, glossarial index. The first English language edition of this selection of the writings of anthropological / archaeological / mythographical writings of J. J. Bachofen focused on matriarchy. The volume was first published in German as "Mutterrecht und Urreligion", which was edited by Rudolf Marx and published in 1926 by Alfred Kröner Verlag, Stuttgart. Light bruising to spine ends causing a tiny ripple in the top point of the text block, top edge a bit darkened, else a tight, clean VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket (A little creasing and a few tiny chips to the edges, a few light marks to front panel, not clipped. Now in protective mylar cover). Item #67860

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