WITCH-DOCTORS. Charles Beadle.

WITCH-DOCTORS. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1922]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green. First U.S. edition. The Houghton Mifflin edition was printed in the U.K. from the plates of the British edition. A sociological and psychological study of ceremonial magicians in German colonial Africa, with insights applied to the displaced and disguised survivals of magical thinking in European civilization. "Serious" and "literary" rather than sensationalistic. Bleiler (1948), p. 43. Not in Bleiler (1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). A bright, nearly fine copy in very good price-clipped printed dust jacket with several closed tears and some shallow chipping at edges. (#167267).

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