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Title: Unter Kopfjägern in Zentral Celebes; Ethnologische Streifzüge in Südost- und Zentral Celebes. [Original Ausgabe/original edition].
Description: Leipzig, Voigtländer, 1913. Large Stout 8°, original publ. cloth, cover title with a large coloured illustration at top. (xi), 608pp. Frontispiece, 20 plates, numerous text-ills., all after field-photos, dec. head-&-tail pieces (of which after drawings), some endpieces, 2 folded track-maps, short glossary German-Luwu-Tobelu-Tolampu-Tonapu-Tobada-Tokulawi, register, table of contents. Author's printed dedication leave loosely inserted. Detailed German language cultural anthropology, compiled during a long stay amongst headhunters of South- and Central Sulawesi. Plates & ills. are mainly of ethnographical interest, depicting (a.o.) people in various dresses, arms & armour, arts & crafts, woodcarvings, basket-work, decorated utensils, houses, burial-sites & scenes, &c. An excellent report of this expedition through Central-Sulawesi. A classic. Very fine and almost flawless copy with author's loosely inserted dedication leave. Rare in such condition.

Keywords: sulawesi celebes anthropology ethnography history culture heritage legacy tradition headhunting headhunters tradition custom belief kinship lifecycle arms weapons armour colonialism indonesia southeas

Price: EUR 695.00 = appr. US$ 755.36 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 50813