Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

African Dances of the Witwatersrand Gold Mines [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]

Johannesburg: African Music Society, (1952). First edition. Hardcover. 4to. [6],156pp. Gold-stamped three-quarter leather over red cloth. Gold lettering on spine. All gilt edges. Map endpapers. Tipped-in frontispiece. Inscribed by author on title-page: "To Allthea, Hugh Tracey - February 1953." Fascinating study by Hugh Tracey of the African Bantu through the medium of their dances and music. Profusely illustrated with annotated b/w reproductions of photographs by Merlyn Severn. Includes list of gramophone records of typical mine dance music recorded by the author as well as a brief glossary of some of the terms used by mine dancers. Age wear, scuffing and some staining on binding. One-inch split along joint on head of spine at front board. Hinges starting. Binding in good, interior in very good condition. g. Item #23097

Price: $95.00

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