Braine-le-Comte; Paris: Maison-Mere des Peres des Sacres-Coeurs de Picpus (Braine-le-Comte); Gabriel Beauchesne (Paris). 1927. First edition. Softcover. Quarto (10 x 6 3/4"). 204, pp. Original printed wrappers. Half title inscribed and signed by the author.
Illustrated with 34 b/w in-text maps, illustrations and photographic reproductions, this work documents the various rituals and the gods of the religion of the native people of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia.
Wrappers age-toned and partly creased along edges. upper front corner of the very first pages creased and slightly chipped. Text in French. Wrappers in good, interior in good to very good condition. g to vg. Item #17912