Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes; octavo, original green cloth with gilt spine titles; xx, 399; 398 pp., illustrated with folding map in each volume, folding tables and charts, dustjackets. Both volumes very fine - entirely clean and unworn, in lightly soiled jackets. Item #22106
"In these volumes the author has attempted to sift, arrange and coordinate the vast amount of ethnographical material which has been accumulated in the past by travellers, explores, missionaries, government officials and others." (from jacket front panel). Primary focus is on the creation myths and beliefs relating to the afterlife.