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African Ceremonies by  Carol and Angela Fisher Beckwith - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from AARDWOLF Fine Books (SKU: 6372)

African Ceremonies

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African Ceremonies

by Beckwith, Carol and Angela Fisher

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Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1999; First Edition; quarto; two volumes; black cloth; gilt titles; woven cloth marker ribbons of African design. Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher’s extraordinary photographic study chronicling native ceremonies from across the African continent -- North, East, South, West, and Central Africa. Detailed chapters on rites of birth and initiation, courtship and marriage, royalty and power, changing of the seasons, beliefs and worship, and spirits and ancestors. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of mesmerizing color photographs. A unique and astonishing work, nearly 750 pages in all. Fine, in a Fine slipcase. Warmly inscribed and signed in the blank margin of the title page of each volume by a notable Hollywood film actress to distinguished screenwriter friend Gloria Katz.

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Bookseller
AARDWOLF Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
6372
Title
African Ceremonies
Author
Beckwith, Carol and Angela Fisher
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York,
Date published
1999
Keywords
Africa, Religion, African Ceremonies, Ethnography, Ethnology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Photography, Archeology
Bookseller catalogs
Archaeology and Anthropology;
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