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BAN OF THE BORI, Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa. by Tremearne Major A. J. N - First Edition - 1914 - from Buddenbrooks, Inc. and Biblio.com

BAN OF THE BORI, Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa.

by Tremearne Major A. J. N

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London: Heath, Cranton & Ouseley, 1914. First edition. Coloured frontispiece, 60 photographs and 47 figures in text. 8vo, publisher’s original polished tan cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in gilt and black on the spine and upper cover. 497, 6 ads pp. A bright and handsome copy with clean photographs throughout. FIRST EDITION AND SCARCE.Anthropologist Tremearne spent much of his career studying the people of Africa. Here he discusses the magical spirit world of the Hausa people and the religious customs around demons and the resultant demon dancing. A fine copy of a scarce book.


  • Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23472
  • Title: BAN OF THE BORI, Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa.
  • Author: Tremearne Major A. J. N
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Heath, Cranton & Ouseley
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1914

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