The Lhota Nagas.

London: Macmillan, 1922. Hardcover. First edition. Collated and complete. Fair octavo hardcover with gilt designs on spine and illustration on front panel without dust jacket. Ex-library with many of the usual flaws, marks, and stamps associated with that condition. Call numbers on the spine and card pocket onrear pastedown endpaper. Wear and rubbing along the edges of the panels with heavy bumping to the head and heel of the spine and heavy bumping on the corners of the panels with some fraying to the binding there. Some scuffing and scratching to panels. Stampmarks on the front endpapers. Split between the frontispiece and title page developing mainly on the lower half. Split in binding where webbing is visible between pages xvi and xvii, 80-81, 160-161, 224-225,and 240-241. Pages are lightly browned. Some pencil marks in margins and light underlining in text. 255 pages with illustrations, foldout maps, 3 appendices (1. the Lhota Calendar, 2. Mensuration, 3. Human Sacrifice), Naga-Assamse Glossary, footnotes, and index. A fascinating work on the culture and society of the Lhota with sections on religion, language, folk tales, domestic life, customs, and other topics. Fair. Item #8251

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