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WILLIAMS, F. E. (Francis Edgar) (1893-1943)

[NEW GUINEA] Drama of Orokolo : the social and ceremonial life of the Elema.

$220.00 AUD

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Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1940. First edition. Octavo (225 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards with gilt device to upper board, spine lettered in gilt, pp. xxvi, 464; with 2 full-page maps, 63 plates (3 col.), 21 text figures, appendix, 1 folding & 2 full-page relationship tables, 4 appendices, glossary, index; contents clean and fresh; front free-endpaper with bookplate of The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher, Melbourne; a fine copy, without the scarce dust jacket.

Renowned study of the Elema people of the Papuan Gulf by F. E. Williams, Government Anthropologist for the Territory of Papua, 1928-42.