Papuan Fairy Tales
Papuan Fairy Tales

Papuan Fairy Tales

London: Macmillan and Co., 1910. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 149pp plus 2pp publisher's catalogue. Green cloth, gilt spine title. Illustrated with 13 plates from photographs.

Lacks ffep, light wear to edges else this is a very good copy.

Forty-one tales collected by the author over nine years from the elderly women of a Papua coast. Native customs feature throughout the stories; sorcerers and witches play a great part, and there is cannibalism, of course.

Cotsen 5582.

. Very good. Item #20326

Price: $200.00

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