TRIBAL STUDIES IN NORTHERN NIGERIA: Volume I.
Edition: First edition.
London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1931. dj. Hardcover first edition - Volume One only - but each tribal section is complete in itself. As noted in the preface, they are the result of five years of collecting reports on fifty non-Muslim tribes in northern Nigeria. Includes significant information on traveling in the area, on the different languages, and the customs of the various tribes. This volume includes studies of The Bachama and Mbula, Bura and Pabir Tribes, the Bata speaking peoples, the Kilba and Margi of Adamawa, the Chamba, the Verre, the Mambila and others. Vocabulary at the end of each chapter. Illustrated with 60 photographic plates, folding map tipped in at rear. x, 582 pp.
Condition: Very good in brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine in a a rather poor example of the uncommon dust jacket (dj is missing almost half of the spine)