Specimens of Bushmen Folklore; Africana Collectanea, Volume XXVIII. African Folk-lore, W. H. I. BLEEK, L. C. Lloyd - Authors, L. C. Lloyd, George McCall Theal, L. C. Lloyd - Authors.

Specimens of Bushmen Folklore; Africana Collectanea, Volume XXVIII

Cape Town SA: C. Struik (Pty.) Ltd., 1968. Limited edition, Facsimile reprint. Hardcover. Large thick octavo. xli + 468pp. Green faux leather with blind-stamped decorative border, gilt titling to spine, gilt device to upper cover. Index. Colour frontispiece and b&w illustrations. A facsimile reprint of the first edition of this massive study of the indigenous peoples of southern Africa that was originally published by George Allen & Company of London in 1911. This edition limited to 750 numbered copies, this being No. 309. Although ostensibly on the folk-lore, it also contains considerable anthropological, historical and philological material. Just a hint of general shelf wear, page edges a bit darkened, else a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (Dust jacket a bit chafed, creased at edges, some larger chips at head and tail of spine. Not price-clipped. Now in protective mylar sleeve). Item #68748