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The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.

The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.

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The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.

by Ellis, A. B

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First edition. Chapman and Hall. London. 1887. 8vo. vii, 343pp. 16pp publisher's catalogue dated 1893. Frontispiece map. Musical notation p328-330. Original cloth, gilt, blind stamped decoration to covers. Floral endpapers. Hinges a little tender. Some light spotting to prelims and catalogue. Light edge wear and fraying to head of spine. Signature dated 1909 to half title.

Alfred Burdon Ellis (1852 – 1894) British Army officer and ethnographer.

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Title
The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.
Author
Ellis, A. B
Book Condition
Used
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Hardcover
Publisher
Chapman and Hall
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1887
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Ethnography, Ritual, Belief, Ghana, Africa, Fetishism, Psycholatry, Folk Lore, Srahmantin, Sasabonsum
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Africa;
Size
8vo

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