La Civilisation des Peuples Bateke, Multipress-Gabon, c. 1978, Near Fine w/DJ

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La Civilisation des Peuples Bateke (The Civilization of the Bateke People)
Author:
Claude Cabrol et al.
Publisher:
Multipress-Gabon
Release Date:
1978?
Seller Category:
AFRICAN ART
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01606
Notes: A Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, 4to, 9 3/4" x 9 3/4." No date, circa 1978. Text in French. Light beige full leather binding in a black paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. White lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers have light age toning and a few bumps to the edges, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has slight age toning, light to moderate rubbing, and slightly bumped tips, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Former owner's inscription ("Libreville, Gabon, March 1980") in black pen on front free endpaper, else pages pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. 94 pp., including illustrations. A concise survey of the Bateke (also known as the Teke, Tyo, or Tio), a Bantu Central African tribe, in present-day Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Printed photographs and illustrations depict different aspects of Bateke culture. A sampling of Bateke art is also featured. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.