The Hat-Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold Coast

By: Courlander, Harold with Albert Kofi Prempeh

Price: $40.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Front flap of dust jacket has two clipped corners, very slight soil to back panel, now in fresh mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are slightly spotted, else Fine. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Twenty-one folk tales from the Ashanti people of West Africa, now Ghana, are wonderfully illustrated with drawings by Enrico Arno. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED by Courlander on the first endpaper. Stated First Edition. Courlander had a long and distinguished scholarly career as a folklorist and ethnographer. A beautiful, collectible copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 115 pages. Signed by Author. D3

Title: The Hat-Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold Coast

Author Name: Courlander, Harold with Albert Kofi Prempeh

Illustrator: Illustrated by Enrico Arno

Categories: Folklore, Legends and Myths, Religion, Folklore and Rituals,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY. NY, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 24631

Keywords: Ashanti West Africa Folk Tales